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New Release

Okja

Deftly blending humor, action, and tearful drama, acclaimed South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon Ho transforms the gentlest of premises—the bond between man and animal—into a distinct and layered vision of the world that speaks to what makes us human.

Directed by Bong Joon Ho

New Release

Kékszakállú

Argentinian director Gastón Solnicki’s new film is a playful portrait of spiritual lethargy, partly inspired by Béla Bartók’s opera Bluebeard’s Castle, comprised of moments drawn from memory, with an elliptical continuity that freely moves according to forms, colors, sounds, and states of being.

Directed by Gastón Solnicki

Series July 21 - 27, 2017

Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer

Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer, a comprehensive retrospective of the celebrated dancer/choreographer’s film work and the first in New York in over a decade, is coming to the Film Society of Lincoln Center from July 21-27.
Series July 28 - August 03, 2017

Shot by Carlo Di Palma, from Rome to New York

On the occasion of the Film Society’s theatrical run of a new documentary on the influential DP, Water and Sugar: Carlo Di Palma, The Colours of Life, we revisit an assortment of rarities and masterworks that display the cinematographic richness of Di Palma’s career.
Event August 03, 2017

Free Talk: Step Director Amanda Lipitz & Cast

Director Amanda Lipitz’s hit from the 2017 Sundance Film Festival is an empowering documentary about a girls’ high-school step team set against the backdrop of Baltimore.
Series August 04 - 24, 2017

’77

Forty years ago this summer, the Son of Sam killer wreaked havoc, New York experienced a city-wide blackout, Elvis was found dead—and the American box office was having a stratospheric moment.
New Release Opens August 11, 2017

Whose Streets?

Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis’s documentary is an on-the-ground, unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising following the shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson. A Magnolia Pictures release.

Directed by Sabaah Folayan, Damon Davis

New Release Opens September 08, 2017

The Challenge

Video artist Ancarani’s visually striking documentary, a sly meditation on the pursuit of idiosyncratic desires, follows wealthy Qatari sheikhs who moonlight as amateur falconers, with no expenses spared along the way.

Directed by Yuri Ancarani

New Release Opens September 15, 2017

Rat Film

An essayistic cultural history of rats, segregation, and scientific research in the city of Baltimore.

Directed by Theo Anthony

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