Film at Lincoln Center is one of New York City’s leading film organizations.
It screens international films daily, produces film festivals all year long, and publishes Film Comment magazine.
Many screenings include Q&As with directors, stars, and critics.
Film at Lincoln Center Features
A new crop of Italian movie legends and emerging filmmakers with a focus on Mario Martone.
FILM AT LINCOLN CENTER
June 1-8, 2023
We have a lot of problems that we can only solve together, including war, women’s rights, transgender rights, health, environmental destruction, and press freedom.
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May 31 – June 11, 2023
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30 African and Diaspora films from more than 15 countries with subtle cultural and storytelling complexity that has largely evaporated in Hollywood.
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May 10-16, 2023
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Film at Lincoln Center News
Alcarràs, Carla Simón’s 2022 film about a Catalan family facing a future where the land they farm will be turned into a solar farm, won the Golden Bear for best film at the Berlin International Film Festival, and is Spain’s 2022 Oscar entry. It opens at Film at Lincoln Center on Friday, January 6, 2023. $15 ($10 matinees). filmlinc.org 🇪🇸
The 32nd New York Jewish Film Festival 2023, coproduced with the Jewish Museum, screens 29 Jewish films from around the world; at Film at Lincoln Center in the Walter Reade Theater; from January 12-23, 2023. 🇺🇸 🇬🇹 | 🇫🇷 🇮🇹 🇪🇸 | 🇿🇦 | 🇮🇱
“I am Not” (2022) by Tomer Heymann is a documentary about a boarding school student’s adoption in Guatemala, a false Asperger’s diagnosis, and a trip to his birth country. It screens at the 32nd New York Jewish Film Festival 2023 in the Walter Reade Theater at Film at Lincoln Center on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at 5:30pm. Director Q&A. In Hebrew, English and Spanish with subtitles. $15. filmlinc.org 🇬🇹
“Saint Omer” by Alice Diop, France’s shortlisted Oscar entry, opens at Film at Lincoln Center on Friday, January 13, 2023. In French with English subtitles. 🇸🇳🇫🇷
The centerpiece film is the world premiere of “Charlotte Salomon: Life and the Maiden” (2022) by Delphine Coulin & Muriel Coulin. Salomon was a prolific Berlin multimedia artist who was ahead of her time. She was murdered in Auschwitz at age 26. It screens at the New York Jewish Film Festival in the Walter Reade Theater at Film at Lincoln Center on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 12pm & 6pm. The co-directors will do Q&A. In French with subtitles. From $15. filmlinc.org 🇫🇷
The 51st Dance on Camera Festival 2023 puts Latin dance on the big screen at Film at Lincoln Center from Friday-Monday, February 10-13, 2023. $17. 🇫🇷 🇮🇳 🇲🇽
The Neighboring Scenes festival of new Latin American cinema, coproduced with Cinema Tropical, is usually in February. 🇦🇷🇧🇴🇨🇱🇨🇴🇨🇷🇨🇺🇩🇴🇪🇨🇸🇻🇬🇹🇭🇳🇲🇽🇳🇮🇵🇦🇵🇾🇵🇪 🇵🇷 🇪🇸 🇺🇾🇻🇪
The Art of the Real documentary film festival is usually in March.
Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, coproduced with UniFrance, is usually in March. 🇫🇷
The New Directors / New Films festival, coproduced with the Museum of Modern Art, is usually in March and April.
The New York African Film Festival 2023, coproduced with New York African Film Festival, Inc., is usually in May.
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2023, coproduced with Human Rights Watch, is usually in May.
The Open Roads: New Italian Cinema film festival, coproduced with Istituto Luce Cinecittà, is usually in June. 🇮🇹
The 61st New York Film Festival 2023 is at Film at Lincoln Center; from September 29 – October 15, 2023. It’s run by Dennis Lim, artistic director and Matt Bolish, managing director.
These are Latin film festivals.
- The Neighboring Scenes festival of new Latin American cinema is co-produced with Cinema Tropical (in February). 🇦🇷🇧🇴🇨🇱🇨🇴🇨🇷🇨🇺🇩🇴🇪🇨🇸🇻🇬🇹🇭🇳🇲🇽🇳🇮🇵🇦🇵🇾🇵🇪 🇵🇷 🇪🇸 🇺🇾🇻🇪
- Open Roads: New Italian Cinema is co-produced with Istituto Luce Cinecittà. 🇮🇹
- Rendez-Vous with French Cinema is co-produced with UniFrance (in March). 🇫🇷
Most film festivals screen some Latin films.
About Film at Lincoln Center
Film Society was founded in 1969 to focus on American independent and international film. It was renamed Film at Lincoln Center in 2019.
Film at Lincoln Center Tickets
Film at Lincoln Center has two theater complexes on either side of West 65th St.
Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center
Francesca Beale Theater
Howard Gilman Theater
144 West 65th St (south side)
(between Broadway & Amsterdam)
There is a café inside the center.
Walter Reade Theater
165 West 65th St (north side), 2nd Floor
(From the Munroe Film Center, cross the street and take the escalator or stairs on the left)
(1) to 66th St – Lincoln Center