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Posted on 2.25.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today a third season of “Through Our Eyes: Three Decades of EVC Youth Documentaries,” an award-winning retrospective series of films made by teenagers through the Educational Video Center’s (EVC) Youth Documentary Workshop. Spanning 30 years of extraordinary work, the EVC retrospective documentary series captures life in New York City and beyond, through the fresh but unblinking eyes of emerging teen filmmakers. Each program is curated from the archives of EVC’s Youth Documentary Workshop program, whose projects have won more than 100 awards, including an Emmy and the White House’s prestigious Coming Up Taller Award. The third season kicks off with two new screenings this spring, with two more to be announced in the fall.
Posted on 2.20.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art announced the complete lineup today for the 43rd edition of New Directors/New Films (March 19 – March 30). For 43 years New Directors/New Films has been an annual rite of early spring in New York City, bringing exciting discoveries from around the world to adventurous moviegoers. All aspects of cinema, from production to exhibition, have changed dramatically over the years, but the spirit of innovation and the element of surprise that have always defined this festival remain intact. Dedicated to the discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent, this year’s festival will screen 27 international feature films and 13 short films.
Posted on 2.19.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today Permanent Vacation: The Films of Jim Jarmusch (April 2-10), a complete retrospective—including all 11 features and several short films and music videos—set to lead into the upcoming release of Jarmusch’s latest feature, ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE, opening at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on April 11.
Posted on 2.18.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced that Rob Reiner, acclaimed director of some of the most popular and influential motion pictures of the past few decades, will be honored at the 41st Annual Chaplin Award Gala held at Lincoln Center Monday, April 28, 2014. The event will celebrate the range of Reiner’s work from the pure comedy of This Is Spinal Tap and The Princess Bride to the intense drama of Stand By Me; the romantic comedy of When Harry Met Sally…, as well as his extensive on-screen work highlighted with the role of Michael “Meathead” Stivic in the landmark television series All in the Family. The event will be attended by a host of notable guests honoring the director, producer, actor, and political activist’s career and will include movie and interview clips culminating in the presentation of The Chaplin Award.
Posted on 2.11.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the initial lineup for the return of the popular FREE Film Society Talks series kicking off tomorrow, Tuesday, February 11, with Philomena’s Stephen Frears and Steve Coogan. The Film Society’s FREE Talks initially launched last Summer with Before Midnight director Richard Linklater, actors Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. The upcoming events will include a combination of panels, clips, trailers and extended conversations, with questions also taken from the audience. Additional information on moderators and talks will be announced at a later date so stay tuned and visit Filmlinc.com for more information. Talks will take place in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 West 65th Street.
Posted on 2.6.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today plans to present Art of the Real, a new documentary-as-art series to take place April 11-26. Formerly a monthly series highlighting independent documentary at the Film Society, Art of the Real is being relaunched as an annual nonfiction showcase founded on the most expansive possible view of documentary film. The complete lineup will be announced next month.
Posted on 2.6.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today An Evening with Alfonso Cuarón, on Thursday, February 13. The evening will include the Oscar®-nominated director in person to present a screening of his latest award-winning and 10-time Oscar®-nominated film Gravity, immediately followed by a conversation and then a screening of his 2006 critically acclaimed film Children of Men. The conversation will be moderated by Film Comment magazine editor-in-chief, Gavin Smith. Tickets on sale now at Filmlinc.com.
Posted on 2.5.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today Patrice Chéreau: The Love That Dares (February 28-March 5), a nine-film series celebrating the prolific post-New Wave and award-winning filmmaker whose body of work spanned over 30 years and was noted for his progressive social ideals and unique visual sensibility. The series will also serve as a lead-in to FSLC’s popular Rendez-Vous with French Cinema series (March 6-16), the details for which were just announced on Monday.
Posted on 2.3.2014
The 19th edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Unifrance Films’ celebrated annual showcase of the newest and best in contemporary French film, sweeps across screens at The Film Society of Lincoln Center, the IFC Center and BAMcinématek, March 6 – March 16. The 2014 slate — which consists of 24 feature films making their New York, United States or North American premieres — attests to the sheer variety and vitality of contemporary French filmmaking.
Posted on 1.29.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for the upcoming 14th edition of Film Comment magazine’s essential and eclectic feast of cinephilia, Film Comment Selects, taking place from February 17-27, 2014. The annual festival will present 22 discoveries and rediscoveries, 17 of them New York premieres, and nine without U.S. distribution, handpicked by the magazine’s editors after scouring the international festival circuit in 2013.