Rose Kuo Out As Film Society Of Lincoln Center Executive Director

By | Wednesday December 18, 2013 @ 6:02am PST
Mike Fleming

duoThe Film Society Of Lincoln Center revealed today that Rose Kuo will exit as executive director and will be replaced by managing director Lesli Klainberg, who oversaw the past three New York Film Festivals. She will now be Interim Executive Director. … Read More »

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AMC, Film Society Of Lincoln Center To Host Free ‘Breaking Bad’ Marathon

By | Tuesday July 2, 2013 @ 2:11pm PDT

AMC‘s Breaking Bad hits the home stretch of its Emmy-winning five-season run on August 11, and to celebrate the network has partnered with The Film Society Of Lincoln Center on a week-long celebration in NYC. Starting July 26 and running until July 30, FSLC will screen each season in order at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center with tickets free to fans on a first come, first served basis. On August 1 and 2, showrunner Vince Gilligan and star Bryan Cranston will be joined by Anna Gunn, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte and Bob Odenkirk in a Q&A presenting their favorite episodes at the Walter Reade Theater which will also be streamed online. The celebration is also conveniently timed to Emmys voting season. Read More »

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Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Board For Filmmaker In Residence Program

New York, NY (June 12, 2013) — The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger-LeCoultre announced today select members of their Advisory Board for the new Filmmaker In Residence initiative at a dinner co-hosted by Charles Finch, Bennett Miller, Paul Schrader and Rose Kuo. The evening marked the launch, and celebration, of the recently announced partnership between the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger LeCoultre, following the efforts of Finch & Partners to bring the film organization and luxury brand together.

The Advisory Board members participating in the initiative include: Henry Bean, Brady Corbet, Charles Finch, Naomi Foner, Larry Gross, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Danny Huston, Tamara Jenkins, Ed Lachman, Bennett Miller, Matthew Modine, Ed Pressman, Ira Sachs, Paul Schrader and Marisa Tomei. Their involvement may include nominating potential candidates, mentoring the filmmaker once selected, panel participation during the 51st New York Film Festival and/or attending/hosting events in support of the initiative.

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Film Society Of Lincoln Center’s Robert Koehler Steps Down; New Director Of Cinematheque Programming Named

By | Monday March 4, 2013 @ 9:19am PST

NEW YORK (March 4, 2013) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center today announced the departure of Robert Koehler, and the appointment of critic and programmer Dennis Lim as Director of Cinematheque Programming. Koehler will step down immediately and return to Los Angeles to focus on personal matters and requests that his family’s privacy be respected.

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Lincoln Center Hosts Tom Cruise Retrospective, Screening Of ‘Jack Reacher’

By | Monday December 3, 2012 @ 7:57pm PST

A Tom Cruise retrospective might seem atypical of the often rarefied fare at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, which considers itself “a pioneer among film institutions and one of the film world’s most respected and influential … Read More »

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A New Spielberg or Aronofsky? Six Filmmakers To Watch From New Directors/New Films

New Directors New FilmsNew York’s New Directors/New Films series has introduced the likes of Steven Spielberg, Spike Lee, Darren Aronofsky, Richard Linklater, Kelly Reichardt and Pedro Almodovar. Spielberg’s Sugarland Express debuted at the event and the fledgling filmmaker went on to direct Jaws a year later. Spike Lee’s NYU thesis film Joe’s Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads was the first student film to be shown in ND/NF back in 1982, and Christopher Nolan debuted his first feature Following in the U.S. in 1999. The series, hosted by MoMA and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, this year includes 29 features and 12 shorts. It opened tonight. Here are six directors to watch: Read More »

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Foreign Titles Dominate 41st New Directors/New Films Festival

By | Thursday February 23, 2012 @ 10:40am PST

An anticipated event on the annual festival circuit in the U.S. the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) unveiled the full lineup for the New Directors/New Films series taking place March 21 … Read More »

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Catherine Deneuve To Receive Chaplin Award At Lincoln Center

By | Wednesday January 11, 2012 @ 11:43am PST

French acting icon Catherine Deneuve will receive this year’s Chaplin Award in April in New York. The annual gala, hosted by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, will take place April 2. With a career that has spanned … Read More »

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