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 Film Society on May 9, 2018
The Human Rights Watch Festival will shine a bright light on bravery and resilience in challenging times with 15 timely and provocative films,…
By Film Society on March 3, 2017
From annual festivals like Art of the Real to Tarkovsky restorations, there's a lot in store ranging from classics to the latest talents in world cinema.
By Film Society on May 10, 2016
The festival returns 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.
By Rachel Del Giudice on June 10, 2015
Watch, listen to, and read interviews with the filmmakers behind the change-inspiring documentaries of this year's Human Rights Watch Film Festival, now underway at the Film Society.
By Michael Odmark on June 10, 2015
This year's edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival gets underway Friday, bringing human rights issues to life through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all.
By Rachel Del Giudice on May 12, 2015
The 26th edition features 16 films from across the globe that celebrate the power of individuals and communities to effect change.
on June 20, 2014
Zeina Daccache's Scheherazade's Diary follows women inmates in Lebanon's Baabda prison throughout a 10-month drama therapy/theater project. The film closes out the 25th Human Rights Watch Film Festival this Sunday.
on June 19, 2014
The Abounaddara Collective is a group of self-taught filmmakers who aim to provide an alternative image of Syrian society to the public. A series of their short films will screen on June 19 at the IFC Center as part of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, followed by a discussion with spokesperson Charif Kiwan.