NYC Film Festival News
September 30 through October 16, the NYC Film Festival gears up for its 54th year. Put on by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, It’s a celebration of US and International filmmaking and features the best from celebrated filmmakers as well as new and emerging talent. It’s not only films, though – there are also panel discussions, talks with filmmakers, screenings of restored classics, and an Avant-Garde showcase, among other events. Read on for more information, including details for the biggest screening events.
Lincoln Center Film Society Schedule
The NYFF showcases featured screenings that represent the best of the event and the year’s most fascinating and engaging films, and the lion’s share of these are either world premieres or U.S. premieres. The main events are followed by invitation-only after-parties. Members of the Film Society at the Film Buff level get advance ticket access to these and more.
The Lincoln Center Film Society schedule starts up the whole film festival with a special, invitation-only screening of the Opening Night film selection. This year it’s the world premiere of Ava DuVernay’s The 13th, a documentary focusing on the U.S.’s long history of racial inequality and how this ties into the prison industry.
The featured film selected for screening during the Centerpiece event is Mike Mills’ 20th Century Woman.
The Revivals section of the festival showcases classic films, masterpieces, and never-before seen films from celebrated filmmakers that have been restored to their former glory.
Closing Night will feature James Gray’s The Lost City of Z and will end the festival on a high note.
The film festival is sure to be an exciting affair for film buffs and movie lovers alike. We invite you to stay with us at The Manhattan Club while you get your fill of great filmmaking.