Second Wave: More NYAFF news fit to print. This year’s festival will open with the international premiere of Ryoo Seung-wan’s tense political thriller ESCAPE FROM MOGADISH; it will include the North American premiere of Fruit Chan’s new horror masterwork COFFIN HOMES; and it will launch a new Asian American Focus selection. And there is sooooo much more, from August 6 to August 22, 2021. By Gregg W. Morris
Tag: Film Society of Lincoln Center
Film Society of Lincoln Center Tribute to Ester Krumbachová, Master of the Czechoslovak New Wave
A costume and set designer, scriptwriter, and director, the multi-hyphenate artist shared her puckishly surreal and trenchant, radical vision with such trailblazing New Wave directors as Chytilová, Karel Kachyňa, Jaromil Jireš, and Jan Němec, who married Krumbachová and considered her a muse.
Art of the Real, April 18-28, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Sixth Annual Nonfiction Showcase
This year’s Opening Night selection is the North American premiere of Frank Beauvais’s intimate essay film, Just Don’t Think I’ll Scream. Composed of excerpts from the 400-plus films the director watched during a period of seclusion in 2016, it’s a montage that reframes otherwise incidental images into an immensely moving reflection on life, love, and loss.
NYFF56’s Secret Screening Is a Secret No More: Jonah Hill’s Directorial Debut, MID 90S
A frank, intimate, reflection on an unlikely coming-of-age in the world of 90s L.A. skate culture.
Participants for the 56th New York Film Festival Artist And Critics Academies
An immersive four-day program for filmmakers early in their careers, and the Critics Academy, a workshop for aspiring film writers and a venture of Film Comment magazine.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy: Germaine Dulac, August 24-30
Despite being frequently overlooked in film history, Germaine Dulac’s bold experimentation helped legitimize cinema as an art form that would be on the same footing as painting, dance, theater, and music.
Projections, the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Annual Showcase of Innovative and Experimental Work
Projections features 36 short and feature films, with four world premieres, nine North American premieres, and 14 U.S. premieres.
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From vicious, life-destroying phone scams to balletic battles between equally corrupt cops and yakuza, NYAFF offers films that reflect on contemporary society while offering extreme genre pleasures.
Jeremy Irons, Julie Taymor, and Morgan Freeman Additional Presenters for the 45th Chaplin Award Gala Honoring Helen Mirren
The gala is scheduled for April 30, 2018 in Alice Tully Hall to celebrate the Academy Award–winning actress and beloved figure of stage, screen, and television who has bestowed upon the world a series of iconic performances in a career spanning more than fifty years.
Art of the Real, Annual Nonfiction Showcase, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, April 26 – May 6
An essential showcasing of the most vital and innovative voices in nonfiction and hybrid filmmaking, the 2018 lineup features a host of brilliant new works and exciting artist spotlights, including one world premiere, eight North American premieres, and seven U.S. premieres, with many of the filmmakers in person.