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FSLC announces Ava DuVernay’s The 13th as opening night of the 54th New York Film Festival

New York, NY (July 19, 2016) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Ava DuVernay’s documentary The 13th as the Opening Night selection of the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16), making its world premiere at Alice Tully Hall. The 13th is the first-ever nonfiction work to open the festival, and will debut on Netflix and open in a limited theatrical run on October 7. Read More

FSLC seeks applicants for the fifth annual critics academy, a co-presentation of Film Comment and IndieWire

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces a call for entries for the 2016 New York Film Festival Critics Academy, the fifth annual workshop for aspiring film critics offered during the festival (September 30 – October 16). The Academy is a co-presentation of Film Comment magazine, a publication of Film Society of Lincoln Center, and IndieWire, with support from the latter’s parent company, Penske Media. Read More

FSLC Announces a Special Screening of Merchant-Ivory’s Howards End in a New 4K Restoration, July 25

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces a special screening of Ismail Merchant and James Ivory’s Howards End, presented in a new restoration with Ivory in person for a Q&A. Read More

Opening Day Announcement: On the Silver Globe

New digital restoration of the late director’s controversial sci-fi epic makes its North American theatrical premiere in a weeklong exclusive engagement, July 29 – August 4 Read More

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Summer New Releases Lineup

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced its full lineup of new releases for the 2016 summer season, featuring films by Ira Sachs, Ivy Meeropol, and Werner Herzog; a documentary about Norman Lear; an exclusive run of the restoration of the late Andrzej Żuławski’s sci-fi epic On the Silver Globe; and more. Please see below for the complete list of films with run dates and synopses, as well as a sneak peek into the fall. Read More

FSLC Announces Warren Oates: Hired Hand, A Retrospective of the Cult Actor, July 1-7

New York, NY (June 9, 2016) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Warren Oates: Hired Hand, July 1-7. This retrospective of the cult character actor accompanies a week-long run of Leslie Stevens’s Private Property (1960), starring Oates in his first leading role. Read More

FSLC and Subway Cinema Announce Full Lineup for the 15th New York Asian Film Festival, June 22 – July 9

New York, NY (May 31, 2016) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema announced today the complete lineup for the 15th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place from June 22 to July 5 at the Film Society and July 6 to 9 at the SVA Theatre (333 West 23rd Street). North America’s leading festival of popular Asian cinema will showcase 51 feature films, including one World Premiere, one International Premiere, 16 North American premieres, two U.S. Premieres, and 14 films making their New York City debuts. Featuring in-person appearances by more than 30 international filmmakers and celebrity guests from Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia. Read More

FSLC unveils the 54th New York Film Festival poster, designed by filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul

NEW YORK, NY (May 19, 2016) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center unveiled today the poster for the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16), designed by acclaimed filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul. NYFF posters are looked upon as a yearly artistic “signature” for the film festival, and Weerasethakul joins a stellar lineup of artists whose work has been commissioned for the festival, including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, David Hockney, Julian Schnabel, Cindy Sherman, and last year’s artist, Laurie Anderson. Read More

FSLC and Jaeger-LeCoultre Announce Award-Winning Director Alice Rohrwacher as the 2016 Filmmaker in Residence

Cannes, FR (May 12, 2016) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger-LeCoultre announce the selection of award-winning writer and director Alice Rohrwacher (The Wonders, NYFF 2014 and Corpo Celeste, NYFF 2011) as their 2016 Filmmaker in Residence, the fourth annual initiative and partnership between the two organizations. Past recipients include directors Athina Rachel Tsangari (Chevalier), Lisandro Alonso (Jauja), and Andrea Arnold (Red Road, Fish Tank), whose residency project American Honey will premiere in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Read More

FSLC and IFC Center Announce the 2016 Human Rights Watch Film Festival, June 10-19

New York, May 10, 2016 – The Human Rights Watch Film Festival will be presented June 10-19 with 18 topical and provocative feature films and three special interactive programs that grapple with the challenges of defending human rights around the world today. Now in its 27th edition, the festival is co-presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and IFC Center. Most screenings will be followed by in-depth Q&A discussions with filmmakers and Human Rights Watch experts. Read More

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