Do you want to watch some of the best films of the year from home and support Film at Lincoln Center? We’ve thrilled to announce that we’ve teamed with distributors to present select new releases and restored classics at home, many of which recently played in our theaters. Your digital screening purchases will directly support FLC and help us in our mission to remain a vibrant center for cinema culture once this turbulent period is behind us. Please note these offers are for a limited time only.
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Every film released in our Virtual Cinema is available through the individual distributor’s websites and streaming services. The link to rent and view the film will take you to their website, but a portion of your virtual rental will help support FLC. If you are having technical issues, please visit the respective film page and browse the links to the distributor FAQ and contact information.
New to FLC's Virtual Cinema!
Your digital screening purchases will directly support FLC and help us in our mission to remain a vibrant center for cinema culture once this turbulent period is behind us.
Hong Sangsoo Mini-Retrospective
Essential works by South Korean master Hong Sangsoo, featuring two films never-before-released in the United States and a new digital restoration.
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Have a technical question? Every film released in our Virtual Cinema is available through the individual distributor's websites and streaming services. If you are having technical issues, please visit the respective film page and browse the links to the distributor FAQ and contact information.
Opens July 17!An impassioned yet unsentimental debut feature by Maria Saakyan—whose life was cut tragically short in 2018—Mayak is a war film that breaks out of the genre’s conventions with a uniquely haunting perspective.
Opens July 31!Middle-aged Ichiko—played by the extraordinary Mariko Tsutsui—works as a private nurse in a small town for a family; when one of the girls disappears, Ichiko gets caught up in the resulting media sensation in increasingly surprising and devastating ways. Tsutsui and director Koji Fukada have created one of the most memorable, enigmatic movie protagonists in years.
Dance on Camera Festival
The 48th edition of the annual festival returns July 17-20, 2020 with a program that travels the globe from Ireland to Argentina to Kazakhstan. The festival will be presented digitally for the first time and provide unprecedented access to the longest-running dance film festival in the world. See the lineup here and get tickets here.
Get tickets! · Program 1 · U.S. Premiere · Opening Night · Post-Screening ConversationThe documentary Maguy Marin: Time to Act offers remarkable footage of live performances, as well as first person interviews with a choreographer whose work is daring, moving and continues to defy convention. The opening night prerecorded conversation with David Mambouch and Maguy Marin is moderated by the festival co-curator, Liz Wolff.
Get tickets! · Program 2 · U.S. Premiere · Post-Screening ConversationTaking an 8-minute duet situated in various locations, and repeated four times, choreographer Claire Marshall investigates how the sense of ‘story’ shifts with the consideration of location, cinematic elements, and editing. The duet explores a discordant couple stuck in a rut, looping manipulative behaviour as four stories eventually shift to become one story. Screening with Natalia Andreadis's World Premiere How Can I Forget. The prerecorded conversation with Claire Marshall, Kevin Holloway, Richard Causer, and Lucy Hood is moderated by Alicia Graf Mack.
Get tickets! · Program 3 · World PremiereNow in its 14th year this spectacular holiday show has won the hearts of audiences young and old and created a romping holiday tradition in Seattle. Join us, as we draw back the velvet curtain and follow the show's creators and producers, Lily Verlaine and Jasper McCann, in addition to the show's artisans, performers and musicians, and take an irresistible journey into how this magical show is brought to the stage, snow and all. Screening with Pablo Destito and Agustina Videla's Being, a North American Premiere.
Get tickets! · Program 4 · World Premiere · Post-Screening ConversationDancing Darkness explores the distinctively personal and profoundly collaborative creative process through the conjuring of Peggy Baker’s latest and most ambitious work. The prerecorded conversation with V. Tony Hauser, Ellen Tomie, and Peggy Baker is moderated by Wendy Perron.
Get tickets! · Program 5 · New York Premiere92-year old Stuart Hodes leads a group of seniors in a dance, inciting a sense of community and hope. This film explores how we can age with joy and reveals the capacity of the older person to experience unrestrained joy and unwavering determination through dance and art.
Get tickets! · Program 7 · Post-Screening ConversationDFA Global is pleased to present three short films for this international program: KIELI BI filmed in Kazakhstan, Welcome To A Bright White Limbo filmed in Ireland, and A Monologue in the Intermission filmed in Bulgaria bring together the very different stories of three women and their contrasting experiences dancing. The prerecorded conversation with Cara Holmes and Oona Doherty is moderated by Alastair Macaulay.
Get tickets! · Program 8 · Post-Screening ConversationFeaturing films: How to Sink a Paper Boat by David Bolger, Stages by Angela Rosales Challis, JoAnn by Meredith Slifkin and Emily Yue, Men by Hanna Brotherus, Cornered (Detainee's Lament) by Peter Sparling, and Bend by Susan Misner. The prerecorded conversation with Bend’s Susan Misner, Troy Ogilvie, and Jeffery Duffy is moderated by Gabri Christa.
Get tickets! · Program 9 · World PremiereThe story of Jazz Dance is a complex one and goes to the very heart of humanity. It is a story of triumph over adversity, oppression and privilege, as well as a celebration, because ultimately, what all people have in common is rhythm and a basic human need to get down.