Festival January 09 - 22, 2019

New York Jewish Film Festival 2019

This year’s festival features an exciting lineup of documentary, narrative, and short films, including new work by fresh voices in international cinema as well as restored classics.
New Release


Shortlisted for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Cannes Palme d’Or winner is a heartrending, profoundly human portrait of a most unusual “family”: a collection of societal cast-offs united by petty crime and a fierce love for one another. An NYFF56 selection. A Magnolia Pictures release.

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda


New Wave Presents Band of Outsiders

New Wave Members are invited to a special presentation of Jean-Luc Godard’s effortlessly cool New Wave classic Band of Outsiders. The event will feature a special introduction by Richard Brody, New Yorker film editor and author of Everything is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard, and a post-screening party.

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

Series February 01 - 05, 2019

Yorgos Lanthimos

As Lanthimos continues to realize his boldly iconoclastic vision on an ever more ambitious scale, he has proven himself the rare auteur whose films have the power to provoke and entertain in equal measure.
New Release Opens February 15, 2019

Hotel by the River

Two tales overlap and intersect at a riverside hotel in Hong Sangsoo’s affecting examination of family, mortality, and the ways in which we attempt to heal wounds old and fresh.

Directed by Hong Sangsoo

Film Opens February 15, 2019

War and Peace

This winter, the Film Society is pleased to present a new digital restoration of Sergey Bondarchuk's seven-hour-plus masterpiece and winner of the 1969 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

Directed by Sergey Bondarchuk

New Release Opens March 08, 2019

An Elephant Sitting Still

The late Hu Bo’s epic feature debut—a modern reworking of the tale of Jason and the Argonauts—is a masterpiece that will be remembered as a landmark in Chinese cinema.

Directed by Hu Bo

New Release Opens April 12, 2019

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

This noir-tinged film about a solitary man haunted by loss and regret is told in two parts: the first an achronological mosaic, the second a nocturnal dream. Bi Gan has created a film like nothing you’ve seen before, especially in the second half’s hour-long, gravity-defying 3D sequence shot.

Directed by Bi Gan

Series October 15 - May 11, 2019

The Met Live in HD 2018 through 2019

The Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series Met Opera: Live in HD is back for the 2018 – 2019 season.