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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

FSLC and Subway Cinema Announce Details for 15th New York Asian Film Festival

This summer’s New York Asian Film Festival (June 22 – July 9) has its most cutting-edge lineup yet, with a cast of Asia’s hottest stars, some receiving our significantly expanded Star Asia and Screen International Rising Star Awards. Today, we give our first glimpse at this year’s offerings, revealing the 15 key titles that shape the themes of our 15th anniversary edition.View a festival teaser video here. Read More

FSLC Announces New City Wide Education Initiatives for 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces new 2016 initiatives as part of its education program, Film in Education, partnering with cultural and educational organizations citywide to provide teacher training in visual storytelling through film. Read More

FSLC ANNOUNCES MICHAEL KORESKY AS NEW EDITORIAL DIRECTOR AND NICOLAS RAPOLD AS EDITOR OF FILM COMMENT

New York, NY (May 2, 2016) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center is pleased to announce Michael Koresky as the organization’s new Editorial Director and Nicolas Rapold as Editor of Film Comment. Read More

FSLC Announces Sound + Vision Presents, Two Live Music and Film Events, June 19 & 21

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces two Sound + Vision Presents summer programs, exploring the connections between music and film through a series of intimate concerts paired with rare screenings. Read More

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Istituto Luce Cinecittà announce complete lineup for the 16th edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, June 2-8

New York, NY (April 22, 2016) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Istituto Luce Cinecittà announce the complete lineup for Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, June 2-8. For 16 years, Open Roads has proudly offered North American audiences the most diverse and extensive lineup of contemporary Italian film available. As always, the series includes both commercial and independent fare, ranging from a vérité documentary to a superhero movie, outrageous comedies to gripping dramas, with nine North American Premieres and in-person appearances by many of the filmmakers. Read More

FSLC and African Film Festival, Inc. announce lineup for 23rd New York African Film Festival, May 4-10

NEW YORK (April 12, 2016)—The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. announce the lineup for the 23rd New York African Film Festival, May 4-10. Marking the 50th anniversary of Ousmane Sembène’s celebrated first feature, Black Girl, the 2016 festival is presented under the banner “Modern Days, Ancient Nights: 50 Years of African Filmmaking.” Opening with a special advance-preview town-hall event on Sunday, May 1, the festival will present 25 feature-length films and 27 short films from 26 countries, bringing another thrilling and multifaceted selection of African films from the continent and the Diaspora to New York audiences. The festival continues throughout May at Maysles Cinema and the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAMcinématek. Read More

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Luce Cinecittà Announce La Magnani, May 18 – June 1

New York, NY (April 5, 2016) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces La Magnani, a series dedicated to the film work of iconic Italian actress Anna Magnani, May 18 – June 1. The 24-film series will screen entirely on 35mm and 16mm. Read More

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