Press Releases

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

King Hu’s Dragon Inn North American theatrical premiere in 4K restoration, May 6-19

4K restoration of the King Hu classic makes its North American theatrical premiere in a two-week exclusive engagement, May 6-19 “A startling triumph.”—Andrew Chan, … Read More

FSLC and Locarno Announce Industry Academy Participants

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Locarno International Film Festival announced today the participants and details for the inaugural Industry Academy International U.S., taking placeMarch 20-23. Read More

Complete Lineup for Queer Cinema Before Stonewall

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the complete lineup for An Early Clue to the New Direction: Queer Cinema Before Stonewall, April 22 – May 1. Read More

FSLC Announces Call for Entries for Critics Academy

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces a call for entries for the fifth annual Locarno Film Festival Critics Academy, a workshop for aspiring film critics offered during the festival (August 3-13), produced in partnership with Indiewire and with support from Film Comment magazine and the Swiss Alliance of Film Journalists. The program, which has a U.S. component that takes place during the New York Film Festival, is designed to nurture promising film critics and journalists through coverage opportunities at festival screenings and events. Read More

Complete Lineup for the Third Annual Nonfiction Showcase Art of the Real

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the third edition of Art of the Real, an essential showcase for boundary-pushing nonfiction film, April 8-21. Founded on the most expansive possible view of documentary film, the series features an eclectic, globe-spanning host of discoveries by artists who are reenvisioning the relationship between cinema and reality, with one World Premiere, eight North American Premieres, and seven U.S. premieres, and many of the filmmakers in person. Read More