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FSLC announces new section Explorations and Main Slate Shorts for NYFF54

Read the Press Release: Explorations showcases new work by Albert Serra, Douglas Gordon, João Pedro Rodrigues, and more New York, NY (August 29, 2016) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Explorations, a new section featuring bold selections from the vanguard of contemporary cinema, and Main Slate shorts for the 54th New York Film […]

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NYFF54 Announces Special Events and “An Evening with…” honorees Kristen Stewart and Adam Driver

Special Events include Jim Jarmusch’s Gimme Danger, the World Premiere of Alex Horwitz’s Hamilton’s America, Film Comment Presents Terence Davies’s A Quiet Passion, Lonny Price’s Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, plus special guests Jarmusch, Davies, Iggy Pop, Cynthia Nixon, Stephen Sondheim, and more Kristen Stewart and Adam Driver are this year’s “An […]

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Venice Film Festival Cancels Opening Gala in “Solidarity” with Earthquake Victims

The Venice Film Festival will not be going forward with its annual grand opening gala as planned in light of the earthquake which struck Italy earlier in the week. Festival director Alberto Barbera tweeted the news today, saying, “Gala Dinner and cocktail party on the beach cancelled for the opening of #Venice73 in respect and […]

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FSLC announces Spotlight on Documentary at NYFF54

Includes new works by Errol Morris and Steve James; films starring Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds, ballerina Wendy Whelan, and jazz singer Lee Morgan; revelatory stories from Egypt, Cuba, and Israel; and more New York, NY (August 24, 2016) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the complete lineup for the Spotlight on Documentary […]

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Jeff Nichols’ ‘Loving’ to Open Austin Film Festival; ‘Lion’ Also Screening at Fest

  The Austin Film Festival has announced its second wave of films, and some major awards contenders are making an appearance at the fest. The festival announced writer/director (and Texas native) Jeff Nichols‘ interracial marriage drama, “Loving,” will open the festival, which runs from Oct. 13 through 20. Nichols will attend the event as well. […]

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‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ to Debut at New York Film Festival

One of awards season’s most anticipated films, Ang Lee‘s “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” will have its premiere at the New York Film Festival, it was announced today. The film is based on the widely-acclaimed, bestselling novel of the same name by Ben Fountain. The film is told from the point of view of 19-year-old private […]

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‘Hidden Figures’ Headed to TIFF For Exclusive First Look

“Hidden Figures” is shaping up to be a film to look out for. Fox is pulling out all the stops for the project by providing an exclusive first look at some footage from the film at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), a frequent stop for Oscar hopefuls. The Hollywood Reporter, who first broke the news, […]

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FSLC announces Convergence at NYFF54

Nine new works include: two World Premieres, audience-directed narrative films, large-scale installations, virtual and augmented reality projects, and more immersive storytelling innovations Plus: talks featuring ILMxLAB’s Hilmar Koch & Nick Rasmussen, StoryCode’s Mike Knowlton, producer Lindsay Doran on the psychology of storytelling, and sneak peek of anticipated project Traveling While Black Read the Press Release: […]

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New York Film Festival Reveals Heavy Lineup, Including ‘Manchester by the Sea’ and ‘I, Daniel Blake’

The Main Slate for the 54th New York Film Festival has been announced, featuring an impressive array of films from around the world. Standouts from Cannes include Ken Loach’s “I, Daniel Blake,” which won the Palme d’Or at the fest; Best Director-winning “Personal Shopper” and “Graduation,” from Olivier Assayas and Cristian Mungiu, respectively; and Critics’ Prize […]

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TIFF 2016 Update: ‘Blair Witch,’ DiCaprio Doc & ‘Free Fire’ Get Premieres

The 2016 Toronto International Film Festival (aka TIFF) has announced its documentary and genre film lineups. Standouts from the doc category include Leonardo DiCaprio’s climate change doc, “The Turning Point,” Steve James’ “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,” and true crime doc “Amanda Knox.” The Midnight Madness category will see the premiere of Ben Wheatley’s “Free […]

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FSLC announces Mike Mills’s 20th Century Women as Centerpiece of NYFF54

New York, NY (July 27, 2016) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the selection of 20th Century Women, written and directed by Mike Mills (Beginners), as the Centerpiece of the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16). The gala screening on Saturday, October 8, will be the film’s World Premiere. […]