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Posted on 9.18.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the full schedule and complete lineup for the upcoming film series, Jean-Luc Godard - The Spirit of the Forms. The three-week retrospective of the legendary director’s work will begin during the second week of this year’s New York Film Festival, on October 9, and continue through to the end of the month, October 30. Joining the previously announced presentations of ALPHAVILLE (1965), WEEKEND (1968), HAIL MARY/THE BOOK OF MARY (1985), and FOR EVER MOZART (1996) screening during the New York Film Festival, the ambitious retrospective will include titles that range from the beloved to the seminal and experimental, spanning six decades, including: BREATHLESS (1960), VIVRE SA VIE (1962), CONTEMPT (1963), BAND OF OUTSIDERS (1964), TWO OR THREE THINGS I KNOW ABOUT HER (1966), NUMÉRO DEUX (1975), KING LEAR (1987) NOUVELLE VAGUE (1990) and FILM SOCIALISME (2010), as well as Godard’s three monumental works made for television; Six Fois Deux (1976), France/Tour/Détour/Deux enfants (1979) and Histoire(s) du cinema.
Posted on 9.12.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center names director/writer, Andrea Arnold, as the 2013 Filmmaker in Residence, to take place during the 51st New York Film Festival. The initiative is in partnership with luxury brand Jaeger-LeCoultre, to further the goals of filmmakers at an earlier stage in the creative process. Arnold will have the opportunity to focus on developing or refining new work, and participate in master classes, mentorships or cultural exchange and enrichment film programs with the Film Society of Lincoln members, the film community and the public.
Posted on 9.12.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will spend AN EVENING WITH GEOFFREY O’BRIEN on Tuesday September 17 at 7:30PM, to discuss the film critic and author’s new book Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows, followed by a screening of Jacques Tourneur’s 1946 color western CANYON PASSAGE, which O’Brien writes about in his book.
Posted on 9.9.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today a final addition to the very popular free-to-the-public Summer Talks lineup, with Nicole Holofcener on September 17 at 7PM, to discuss her new film ENOUGH SAID. With Opening Night for the 51st New York Film Festival less than three weeks away, on September 27, FSLC also announced details for The New York Film Festival at 50, a panel discussion with Joanne Koch, Kent Jones and Richard Peña at the Jacob Burns Film Center (364 Manville Road, Pleasantville, New York) on Wednesday, September 11 at 7:30PM. Visit Filmlinc.com for more information.
Posted on 9.6.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) announced today its 2013 NYFF HBO® Directors Dialogues participants will be Richard Curtis, Paul Greengrass, Agnieszka Holland and Frederick Wiseman and the popular HBO® On Cinema conversation will feature James Gray. FSLC also announced the selection of Joanna Hogg and Fernando Eimbcke as the two filmmakers whose work will be screened and celebrated as NYFF’s Emerging Artists this year, as well as the selections for NYFF’s Shorts Programs.
Posted on 9.6.2013
3 week retrospective of JEAN-LUC GODARD launching during NYFF & 20th anniversary of DAZED & CONFUSED
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that the 51st New York Film Festival (NYFF, September 27 – October 13) will serve as the launching pad for a retrospective of filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard’s work. The film series, entitled Jean-Luc Godard - The Spirit of the Forms, will begin during the second week of the festival, on October 9, and continue through the end of the month, October 30. (Specifics for the schedule and titles playing after NYFF will be distributed next week.) This year’s NYFF will also play host to the 20th Anniversary screening of Richard Linklater’s DAZED AND CONFUSED on October 10 at 9PM, presented by New Wave, and with the director and members of the cast in attendance.
Posted on 9.4.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the complete lineup for the 17th edition of Views from the Avant-Garde (VIEWS), taking place from October 3-7, during the New York Film Festival (NYFF). The popular yearly touchstone for experimental film returns with curator Mark McElhatten at the helm, and will contain 35+ programs in glorious Super-8, 16 mm and 35mm film and HD formats. Many familiar faces will return, and VIEWS will also feature 45 new artists and several mini-retrospectives of several of these artists including, Aura Satz, Lois Patiño, Sandro Aguilar, and Jean-Paul Kelly. Views will also offer special tributes to the late Stom Sogo and Anne Robertson whose work is a testimony to the power of a Cinema that is fearless, confidential and inextinguishable.
Posted on 8.30.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Film Comment Magazine announced today that they will host the U.S. premiere of Steve McQueen’s new film, 12 Years A Slave, on Tuesday, October 8th at the New York Film Festival. McQueen will be on hand to present the film along with cast members, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o, Adepero Oduye, Paul Dano and Alfre Woodard. Tickets will be available starting Sunday, September 8th, when tickets go on sale to the general public for the festival.
Posted on 8.29.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: OPENING ACT (September 20-26), a showcase of international films from the brightest names in contemporary world cinema, whose new titles will be spotlighted in the upcoming 51st New York Film Festival (kicking off on September 27). For the week leading up to Opening Night, audiences will have a rare chance to catch up and rediscover some of the finest previous work from these filmmakers. Includes works from the Coen Brothers, Claire Denis, Arnaud Desplechin, Lav Diaz, James Gray, Paul Greengrass, Spike Jonze, Hirokazu Kore-eda and more.
Posted on 8.28.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the details for the 2013 NYFF Convergence, which will run on Saturday, September 28 through Monday, September 30. Building on the success of last year’s debut, the second edition of the crowning event for the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s year round programming commitment to transmedia will be presented at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center and the Walter Reade Theater with three days of panels, workshops and “immersive experiences.” This year’s edition will also feature a special secret event to close out NYFF Convergence that will be announced at a later date. Highlights include World Premieres of A SHORT HISTORY OF THE HIGHRISE and THE EMPIRE PROJECT, New York Premieres of CHARLIE VICTOR ROMEO, THE COSMONAUT and NO MORE ROAD TRIPS? as well as a special appearance by Cory McAbee.