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PRESS MATERIALS:
Christian Petzold: The State We Are In, November 30 – December 13
Jacques Tourneur, Fearmaker, December 14 – January 3
NYFF56, September 28 – October 14

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MEDIA CONTACTS:
Lisa Thomas, Director of Publicity: lthomas@filmlinc.org
Kate Patterson, Publicist: kpatterson@filmlinc.org
Isadora Johnson, Junior Publicist: ijohnson@filmlinc.org

RECENT PRESS RELEASES:

FSLC announces winter/spring 2019 repertory and festival lineup

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the full lineup of repertory programs and festivals for the winter/spring 2019 season, including an eight-film Alfonso Cuarón retrospective presented with his latest masterpiece, ROMA; a survey of the brilliantly imaginative work of director Yorgos Lanthimos; a new digital restoration of Sergey Bondarchuk's epic War and Peace; the return of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema; and the 48th edition of the New Directors/New Films festival. In addition, the Film Society will present its annual festivals New York Jewish Film Festival, Film Comment Selects, and Neighboring Scenes. More details and series dates are listed below. Read More

The Jewish Museum and FSLC announce the 28th New York Jewish Film Festival

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the 28th annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), January 9–22, 2019. Among the oldest and most influential Jewish film festivals worldwide, the NYJFF each year presents the finest documentary, narrative, and short films from around the world that explore the diverse Jewish experience. Featuring new work by fresh voices in international cinema as well as restored classics, the festival’s 2019 lineup includes 32 wide-ranging and exciting features and shorts from the iconic to the iconoclastic, many of which will be screening in their world, U.S., and New York premieres. Screenings are held at the Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street, NYC. Read More

Film Comment announces 2018 best-of-year lists

Film Comment’s annual end-of-year survey was revealed today with Lucrecia Martel’s Zama, Lee Chang-dong’s Burning, and Paul Schrader’s First Reformed taking the top spots among films released in 2018. Of the films that screened at festivals worldwide but have not announced stateside distribution, Roberto Minervini’s What You Gonna Do When the World’s on Fire?, Mariano Llinás’s La Flor, and Khalik Allah’s Black Mother received the top rankings. Read More

FSLC announces winter/spring 2019 new releases lineup

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced its full lineup of new releases for the winter/spring 2019 season. The lineup features Hu Bo’s masterpiece An Elephant Sitting Still(ND/NF 2018), as well as five NYFF56 Main Slate selections: Jean-Luc Godard’s latest film, The Image Book, Hong Sangsoo’s affecting Hotel by the River, Christian Petzold’s haunting Transit, Jia Zhangke’s extraordinary tragicomedy Ash Is Purest White, and Alex Ross Perry’s visceral Her Smell. More details and release dates are listed below. Read More

Film Comment presents nationwide free screenings of Black Panther with a live Q&A

Black Panther returns to the big screen with free screenings at nonprofit art house theaters nationwide on Tuesday, November 27 at 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET. Presented by Film Comment, a publication of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and supported by the Art House Convergence, the event will feature a post-screening Q&A with director Ryan Coogler, taking place at the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael, CA, streamed live to participating theaters. Read More

The Jewish Museum and FSLC announce the 28th annual New York Jewish Film Festival, January 9–22

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the 28th annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), January 9–22, 2019. Among the oldest and most influential Jewish film festivals worldwide, the NYJFF each year presents the finest documentary, narrative, and short films from around the world that explore the diverse Jewish experience. Featuring new work by fresh voices in international cinema as well as restored classics, the festival’s 2019 lineup includes over 30 wide-ranging and exciting features and shorts from the iconic to the iconoclastic, of which many will be screening in their world, U.S., and New York premieres. Read More

FSLC announces Jacques Tourneur: Fearmaker, the largest New York City retrospective in decades, December 14-January 3

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Jacques Tourneur, Fearmaker, a wide-ranging retrospective of Tourneur’s body of work and the largest in New York City since FSLC’s 2002 exhibition programmed by NYFF director Kent Jones, December 14 – January 3. Read More

FSLC announces Christian Petzold: The State We Are In, November 30 – December 13

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Christian Petzold: The State We Are In, the largest U.S. retrospective to date of the acclaimed German director, featuring his shorts, features, and rarely seen television work alongside a selection of films that have influenced him, November 30 – December 13. A founding member of the loose movement known as the Berlin School, Christian Petzold makes films that are like no one else’s. Read More

FSLC announces Six by Kore-eda, a selection of films by the Japanese master

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is pleased to present a selection of films by Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda, November 19-22, on the occasion of the theatrical release of the 2018 Palme d’Or–winning Shoplifters (opening at the Film Society November 23 from Magnolia Pictures). Read More

FSLC announces Wang Bing: The Weight of Experience

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Wang Bing: The Weight of Experience, a three-film tribute to one of the great documentarians working today, November 16-18. “How do you look the world dead in the eye? In the films of Chinese documentarian Wang Bing, time expands to such leviathan extremes…they make you feel as though you’ve been forced into a staring contest with reality. Read More

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