From festival passes to member discounts, we’re all about giving you deals. But nothing quite beats this price tag: Free! Check out some of the free screenings, talks, and events coming up at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
Complimentary tickets will be distributed at the box office one hour prior to each event on a first come, first served basis. One ticket per person. For popular events, the line may form earlier.
Thursday, March 2
Friday, March 3
Saturday, March 4
Tuesday, April 4
Cinema après Trump! This live recording of the Film Comment Podcast tackles how we might view certain films and the cultural endeavor differently in light of the 2016 election and a wildly changed political landscape. Featuring Nicolas Rapold, Editor of Film Comment, and special guests to be announced.
Producers from the U.S. and France will sit down to discuss the strategies and challenges of French and American co-productions, from the creative to the technical, and everything in between. Presented in partnership with IFP and French in Motion.
In response to the disillusionment and frustration currently felt worldwide, a selection of directors, including Emmanuelle Bercot (150 Milligrams, a Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2017 selection), Bertrand Bonello (Nocturama, a Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2017 selection), Mira Nair (Queen of Katwe), and Ira Sachs (Little Men, Love Is Strange) will discuss how films can address political turmoil or social unrest and operate as whistle-blowers.
French touch (aka French house) musicians Pedro Winter, Para One, and Jacques will discuss their perspectives on and experiences with French electronic music following a free screening of Julian Starke’s French Waves, an immersive documentary that pinpoints key moments of French Touch since the 1990s.
On the fourth of the month, the day Orwell’s 1984 protagonist Winston Smith begins rebelling against the oppressive State by keeping a forbidden diary, the Film Society will present Michael Radford’s powerful adaptation, starring the late John Hurt. This screening is part of an initiative undertaken by over ninety art house movie theaters nationwide.