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Posted on 5.12.2014
The 25th edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival will run from June 12 to 22, 2014 with a program of 22 films that bring human rights struggles to life through storytelling, and remind us that film can be a powerful source of change and inspiration. The festival is co-presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and IFC Center. Twenty documentaries and two fiction films will be featured, including 19 New York premieres and an unprecedented 16 features by women. The Human Rights Watch Film Festival is especially proud to be celebrating its 25th anniversary. What began as a series of films shown on a modest-sized television in a small New York City theater is now experienced on the big screen by over 100,000 passionate audience members in more than 20 cities worldwide.
Posted on 5.12.2014
FSLC & Subway Cinema in association with Japan Society announce first details for NY Asian Film Fest
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema, in association with the Japan Society, announced today that Umin Boya’s Kano has been selected as the Centerpiece selection for this year’s New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), June 27 – July 14, 2014. Returning for its 13th edition, the New York Asian Film Festival is one of North America’s leading festivals of popular Asian Cinema. Lee Jung-jae announced as the subject of NYAFF’s Korean Actor in Focus.
Posted on 5.1.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today additions to the popular year-round Free Film Society Talks with The Immigrant director James Gray on May 7 and Night Moves director Kelly Reichardt on May 28. Additional information on moderators and talks will be announced at a later date so stay tuned and visit FilmLinc.com for more information.
Posted on 4.30.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the upcoming summer lineup of new releases opening through August. The slate includes an exciting mix of acclaimed first features by Gia Coppola (Palo Alto), Nadav Lapid (Policeman), and Ramon Zürcher (The Strange Little Cat) and anticipated new films by veterans Lav Diaz (Norte, The End of History), Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer), Lukas Moodysson (We Are the Best!), Steve James (Life Itself), and Philippe Garrel (Jealousy). Thirteen titles of the 19-film lineup will also open exclusively at the Film Society for a one- or two-week run.
Posted on 4.18.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the details for Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist (Part 1), May 16 – June 1. Divided into two parts, the retrospective will be the most extensive presentation of Fassbinder’s films in New York since 1997, with Part 1 including almost all of his work leading up to 1974 and Part 2 (screening in November) to pick up from 1974 through 1982. The ambitious two-part series will include all of his theatrical features, much of his television work, films he starred in, films that influenced him, and films that were influenced by his work.
Posted on 4.16.2014
Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will co-present the 27th Annual Columbia University Film Festival (CUFF), a weeklong program of screenings, dramatic readings and special events in New York. The celebration will continue with events to be announced for June 17-20 in Los Angeles. This marks the third year that the Festival is co-presented by the Film Society.
Posted on 4.11.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced today a one-night-only event, From Screen to Stage: Bullets Over Broadway, on Monday, May 5 at 6:30PM. The evening will include a screening of an archival print of Woody Allen’s rollicking Oscar®-winning jazz-age ensemble comedy Bullets Over Broadway, followed by a conversation with five-time Tony winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman and lead producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg. The event celebrates the April opening of Bullets over Broadway: The Musical, starring Zach Braff and Marin Mazzie, at the St. James Theatre.
Posted on 4.9.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, which will take place from June 5-12, 2014. Open Roads has served as the leading North American showcase of contemporary Italian cinema for the past 13 years. This exceptionally strong and diverse edition includes the latest work from established veterans (Gianni Amelio, Roberto Andò, Daniele Luchetti) and top award winners, alongside promising new talents from both the commercial and independent spheres, with in-person appearances at many screenings.
Posted on 3.31.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) will present the 21th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) May 7-13. Organized under the banner theme “Revolution and Liberation in the Digital Age,” the initial leg of the festival includes eleven features and eight short films from various African nations and the Diaspora. The NYAFF continues throughout May at the Cinema at the Maysles Documentary Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAMcinématek. In celebration of the centenary of Nigeria’s unification, Opening Night will feature the Nollywood dark comedy Confusion Na Wa by Kenneth Gyang. Centerpiece film is the much-anticipated Half of a Yellow Sun, directed and adapted by Biyi Bandele and starring Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Anika Noni Rose. The sweeping epic Sarraounia is the Closing Night selection.
Posted on 3.24.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the initial list of presenters set for the upcoming 41st Chaplin Award Gala honoring Academy Award nominee Rob Reiner, on the evening of April 28th at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center. Celebration of the beloved filmmaker’s career will feature film and interview clips culminating in the presentation of The Chaplin Award by Martin Scorsese. The evening’s proceedings will also include appearances by Billy Crystal, Michael Douglas, Michael McKean, and Robin Wright. In addition, the Film Society of Lincoln Center will screen some of the honoree’s most celebrated films on Sunday, April 27 and Monday, April 28, leading up to the Gala itself. Those films will include classic Reiner-directed titles A Few Good Men, Misery, The Princess Bride, and Stand by Me.