All the latest news from the Film Society of Lincoln Center including lineups for our series, festivals, and events, plus information about our education and artist initiatives.

Visconti, a Complete Retrospective of the Italian Cinema Titan, Starts June 8

“Not many directors have had such a total belief in style. Visconti worked through total artifice as a way to the truth.”—Martin Scorsese…

Powerful Lineup Unveiled for 29th Human Rights Watch Film Festival, June 14-21

The Human Rights Watch Festival will shine a bright light on bravery and resilience in challenging times with 15 timely and provocative films,…

Lineup Announced for the 18th Edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema

The 17-film festival features nine North American and seven New York premieres, including the Opening Night selection of Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza’s Sicilian Ghost Story.

Film Society of Lincoln Center and Governors Island Announce Inaugural Outdoor Film Series

Escape in New York series to feature four outdoor screenings of films inspired by New York City. The series kicks off at Governors Island’s historic Parade Ground on June 8.

Film Comment Launches New Monthly Free Talks

These in-depth discussions, which will focus not only on the filmmakers’ new films but on ideas about the landscape of contemporary and classic cinema, will later be featured as special episodes of the popular Film Comment Podcast.

An Unknown Master of Animation: Florence Almozini on Jiri Trnka

It's always a delight for a programmer to get to present something rare and precious to audiences, and the films of Czech animator Jiri Trnka, screening in the first complete U.S. retrospective starting this Friday here at the Film Society, surely are that.

The New York African Film Festival Celebrates 25 Years Of Spotlighting African Cinema, May 16-22

Highlights include Opening Night film Borders by Apolline Traoré and Centerpiece film Wallay by Berni Goldblat.

You’re Invited to the LG Signature Lounge at New Directors/New Films 2018!

All ticket holders to New Directors/New Film 2018 are invited to the LG Signature Lounge at the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Walter Reade theater!

Participants Announced for Third Annual Industry Academy

Industry mentors include Maya Arulpragasam (M.I.A.), Amber Tamblyn, and Christine Vachon, as well as leaders in distribution, exhibition, programming, marketing, and more.

Jeremy Irons, Morgan Freeman, Julie Taymor & More to Honor Helen Mirren at 45th Chaplin Award Gala

The Chaplin Award Gala will celebrate the Academy Award–winning actress and beloved figure of stage, screen, and television who has bestowed upon the world a series of iconic performances in a career spanning more than fifty years.
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