Our blog takes you inside the Film Society of Lincoln Center with photos, videos, and podcasts from our screenings, talks, and events, plus announcements of upcoming programs and coverage of our artist and education initiatives.
By Alex Hunter on February 6, 2017
Set in a factory town with a 16:1 female-to-male imbalance, Miloš Forman’s tender, honest, and funny film mines teenage romance behind the Iron Curtain for comic, bittersweet irony. An NYFF4 selection. Presented in celebration of Forman’s 85th birthday.
By Alex Hunter on December 6, 2016
In this timely panel discussion, writer and Film Quarterly Editor B. Ruby Rich will lead a conversation about film’s past and futures under fascism, dictatorship, and times of stress.
By Nicholas Kemp on November 18, 2016
In André Øvredal’s follow-up to his acclaimed Trollhunter, a slow night turns into a terrifying fight for survival for a father-son coroner team when a hauntingly pristine female corpse is brought into their small-town morgue.
By Alex Hunter on August 16, 2016
In September 1991, two months before its theatrical release, Disney’s animated masterpiece screened as a “Work in Progress” at the 29th New York Film Festival in Alice Tully Hall. To celebrate the film and its vibrant cultural legacy, Beauty and the Beast returns for a special 25th anniversary screening.
By Alex Hunter on July 14, 2016
Oscar-nominee Greg Kinnear (As Good as It Gets) and BAFTA and Tony Award winner Jennifer Ehle join New York filmmaker Ira Sachs (Love Is Strange, Keep the Lights On) to discuss their new film, which opens here at the Film Society on August 5.
By Alex Hunter on July 13, 2016
Join two-time Academy Award-winner Barbara Kopple (Harlan County USA, American Dream) and Grammy-nominated R&B singer Sharon Jones as they discuss Kopple’s upcoming documentary.
By Alex Hunter on July 11, 2016
Video game director Sam Barlow will discuss the conception of his BAFTA-award-winning game Her Story and explore how interactivity can unlock the audience's imagination to create an intimacy that goes beyond what is possible in traditional broadcast media.
By Alex Hunter on July 5, 2016
Peabody and Emmy Award–winning nonfiction filmmaker Joe Berlinger and renowned life and business strategist Tony Robbins will join us to discuss their new documentary, Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru, a revelatory cinema vérité film that goes behind the scenes of Robbins's mammoth seminar, “Date With Destiny.”