Spotlight on Queer Filmmakers

With the start of Pride Month, Film at Lincoln Center is excited to continue our ongoing efforts to showcase underrepresented stories, perspectives, and filmmakers in continuation of our wider Amplified Voices initiative. All through June, we’ll spotlight queer filmmakers through our programming, archival videos, community initiatives, essential articles, and more.

June Social Links

Throughout the month, follow along as we highlight vital films and filmmakers who have made an impact in cinema. The lists below will continue to be updated so we encourage you to bookmark this page on your browser. For direct access, join us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook or subscribe to FLC’s weekly newsletter.

  • “Filmmaker Spotlight” will shine a light on exemplary filmmakers from well-known icons to emerging voices.

  • Film in Focus” will present notable works featured in past iterations of the New York Film Festival, New Directors/New Films, and beyond.

  • Our “Community Corner” questions will offer a space for online dialogues with the FLC community. Tune in every Friday to offer your cinema-related thoughts!

June Programming & Talks

This month FLC  is presenting programming featuring a variety of films from around the world exploring the queer experience. Watch the highly anticipated Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2021 selection, Summer of ’85, in our theaters starting June 18.

Our Big Screen Summer: NYFF58 Redux series will also be showing in our theaters, featuring Terence Dixon’s short Meeting the Man: James Baldwin in Paris on the iconic writer (screening with Muhammad Ali, the Greatestand a new 4K restoration of Marie-Claude Treilhou’s atmospheric character study Simone Barbes or Virtue.

Conversations with Queer Filmmakers

Explore our archive of interviews and Q&As with filmmakers including John Waters, Pedro Almodóvar, Dee Rees, Céline Sciamma, Barbara Hammer, Lily Tomlin, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Laverne Cox, and more as they share their storytelling tips and distinct approaches to filmmaking in discussions with our programmers and special guests.

Check out the playlist below, along with highlights, or on YouTube.

Film Comment Archive

Explore the Film Comment archives for previous podcasts, additional reading, and film criticism:

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