Series June 08 - July 19, 2018

Visconti: A Retrospective

A career-spanning retrospective of Italian master Luchino Visconti will take place June 8-28, premiering new restorations, rare imported prints, and a 35mm weeklong run of his 1973 historical masterpiece Ludwig.
Festival July 20 - 24, 2018

Dance on Camera Festival 2018

The venerable and vibrant Dance on Camera Festival celebrates its 46th edition—for the first time in the summer—with a wide-ranging selection of 16 programs over five days.
New Release Opens July 20, 2018

Generation Wealth

Q&A with Lauren Greenfield at the 5pm screening on July 20

Lauren Greenfield follows her 2012 documentary The Queen of Versailles with this extraordinary visual history of the ever-growing national obsession with wealth.

Directed by Lauren Greenfield

New Release

Love, Cecil

Documentary filmmaker Lisa Immordino Vreeland (Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict) returns with this vibrant documentary about the life of Cecil Beaton, a towering creative icon of the 20th century, best known for his production design on Gigi and My Fair Lady.

Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland

Series July 26 - August 09, 2018

The Female Gaze

Few jobs on a movie set have been as historically closed to women as that of cinematographer—the persistence of the term “cameraman” says it all. Despite this lack of representation, trailblazing women have left their mark on the field through extraordinary artistry and profound vision. This series spotlights the amazing work of accomplished international female cinematographers, while also posing the question: is there such a thing as the “Female Gaze” at all?
Event July 17, 2018

Gimme Shelter, Presented by Saul Austerlitz

On the occasion of the publication of his new book, Just a Shot Away: Peace, Love, and Tragedy with the Rolling Stones at Altamont (July 10, Thomas Dunne Books), writer and critic Saul Austerlitz joins the Film Society to present a double bill of two key cinematic documents of Altamont and its legacy: Albert & David Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin’s Gimme Shelter (1970) and Sam Green’s Lot 63, Grave C (2006), to be followed by a panel moderated by Austerlitz with Gimme Shelter cinematographer Joan Churchill, producer Porter Bibb, editor Mirra Bank, and Judy Maysles.


Free Outdoor Screening at Governors Island!

Who ya gonna call? In Ivan Reitman’s comedy-horror masterpiece, disgraced Columbia parapsychologists (Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Harold Ramis) set up shop as spectral exterminators, creating one of today's most beloved cult favorites. Also starring Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts, and Rick Moranis. Screening with Dustin Guy Defa's Review.

Directed by Ivan Reitman

Film Opens August 24, 2018

Andrei Rublev

Tarkovsky's second film is this multifaceted retelling of the 15th-century icon painter, perhaps Russia’s first great artist, as he faces violence and cruelty and, eventually, a crisis of faith.

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

New Release Opens August 31, 2018

A Paris Education

A movie-mad jeune homme discovers the pleasures and perils of the bohemian life when he moves to Paris in this bittersweet ode to cinema and the heady days of youth.

Directed by Jean-Paul Civeyrac

Series October 06 - 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.

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