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Posted on 1.25.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for the upcoming 13th edition of FILM COMMENT SELECTS (February 18-28), Film Comment magazine’s essential and eclectic film festival. Featuring a lineup of the coming soon and the never-coming-back, the rare and the rediscovered, the unclassifiable and the underrated, these films are hand-picked by the magazine’s editors and contributors from their travels around the international festival circuit. This annual feast of cinephilia of all stripes has something for everyone. Opening Night launches with Antonio Campos’s engrossing SIMON KILLER and Closing Night concludes with Michel Gondry’s unclassifiable teen workshop film THE WE AND THE I. Additional highlights include films from Marco Bellocchio, Phillipe Grandrieux, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Manoel de Oliveira, and Ben Wheatley.
Posted on 1.18.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced that Academy Award-winner Barbra Streisand, the first American woman artist to receive credit as writer, director, producer and star of a major feature film, YENTL, will be honored at the 40th Annual Chaplin Award Gala held at Lincoln Center on the evening of Monday, April 22, 2013. The event will be attended by a host of notable guests and celebrities honoring the international film legend’s groundbreaking career and will feature film and interview clips culminating in the presentation of The Chaplin Award.
Posted on 1.17.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Film Comment Selects announced today it will present a sneak preview screening of Steven Soderbergh’s SIDE EFFECTS on Wednesday, January 30 at 8:00PM. The screening will take place at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th Street) and will be followed by a Q&A with Soderbergh, writer/producer Scott Z. Burns and stars Rooney Mara and Jude Law.
Posted on 1.16.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will kick off a daily radio program tomorrow from the 2013 Sundance Film Festival called Film Society’s Daily Buzz with Eugene Hernandez. The daily radio show, recorded live each morning at the Village at the Lift on Main St. in Park City is hosted by the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Eugene Hernandez, a co-founder of Indiewire who is celebrating his 20th anniversary of attending the festival. Guests include Brook Barnes, RJ Cutler, Anne Fontaine, Travis Mathews, Christine Vachon, Lucy Walker, Naomi Watts, Ben Wheatley, Park Chan Wook
Posted on 1.16.2013
The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center today announced seven official selections for the 2013 New Directors/New Films Festival (ND/NF) (March 20–31). Dedicated to the discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent, the 2013 edition marks the film festival’s 42nd year. Representing seven countries from around the world, the initial seven selections are Emil Christov’s THE COLOR OF THE CHAMELEON (Bulgaria), Tobias Lindholm’s A HIJACKING (Kapringen) (Denmark), Rachid Djaidani’s HOLD BACK (Rengaine) (France), JP Sniadecki’s and Libbie Dina Cohn’s PEOPLE’S PARK (USA/China), Sarah Polley’s STORIES WE TELL (Canada), Shane Carruth’s UPSTREAM COLOR (USA), and Matías Piñeiro’s VIOLA (Argentina).
Posted on 1.10.2013
FSLC announces special presentation of LIFECASTERS film event with performance by MC5’s Wayne Kramer
Event includes new short films directed by Adam McKay (ANCHORMAN, “Funny or Die”), Shira Piven (FULLY LOADED), Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert (THE LAST TRUCK: CLOSING OF A GM PLANT, A LION IN THE HOUSE), and Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly (THE WAY WE GET BY). The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today it will present Lifecasters, a film project featuring short films by Adam McKay (ANCHORMAN, “Funny or Die”), Shira Piven (FULLY LOADED), Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert (THE LAST TRUCK: CLOSING OF A GM PLANT, A LION IN THE HOUSE), and Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly (THE WAY WE GET BY) that tell stories of Americans who have discovered creative ways of realizing their dreams – a bit later in life.
Posted on 1.2.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today a rare chance to take in the full measure of a master filmmaker with A CLOSE-UP OF ABBAS KIAROSTAMI from February 8–17. The series will include 10 days of sublime shorts, his earlier work as a documentarian and a selection of narratives through a stunning string of films in the 1990s through to the present day. The Film Society of Lincoln Center will also open Kiarostami’s latest masterpiece, LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE (A Sundance Selects release) theatrically on Friday, February 15.
Posted on 12.20.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for THE LAST NEW WAVE: CELEBRATING THE AUSTRALIAN FILM REVIVAL, January 25-31, featuring a mix of established classics and forgotten gems, in beautiful restored prints courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive. In-person appearance by director Phillip Noyce and restored 35mm prints of Peter Weir's PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK, George Miller's MAD MAX, Gillian Armstrong's MY BRILLIANT CAREER and many more.
Posted on 12.19.2012
Series includes selections from 8 countries including China (Chen Kaige’s CAUGHT IN THE WEB), Iceland (Baltasar Kormákur’s THE DEEP), India (Anurag Basu’s BARFI!), Uruguay (Rodrigo Plá ‘s THE DELAY), and more! The Film Society of Lincoln Center today announced And the Winner is: Foreign Award Hopefuls, celebrating films from around the world submitted for consideration in the Academy Awards’ Best Foreign Language Film category, as well as the Golden Globes and other “awards season” Best-of lists by critics for film audiences. The film series will be held from January 3-6, 2013.