For the 23rd edition of their annual Rendez-Vous with French Cinema festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and UniFrance held a special essay contest called Salut les Jeunes Critiques, sponsored by Frenchly.
Revered as the pioneer of a remarkable new genre of animation that utilized puppets, Trnka conveyed the drama and psychology of his characters through his figures’ body language, expressive lighting, and camera movement.
We are pleased to announce our spring repertory and festival programs at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, which include the first complete U.S. retrospective of the work of Czech animation master Jiří Trnka, series dedicated to Luchino Visconti and Lucrecia Martel, and more festivals.
The New York Film Festival was founded in 1963 and is produced by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, which aims to demonstrate the development of international film art and contemporary trends in content, form, and style.
Throughout its rich, nearly half-century history, the festival celebrates filmmakers who represent the present and anticipate the future of cinema, daring artists whose work pushes the envelope in unexpected ways.