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