Richard Peña to leave Film Society

What's up down on 65th street?

Richard Peña will be stepping down from his post as programmer-in-chief at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, it was recently announced. The Society’s executive director, Rose Kuo, has said, "Richard has been a shining light for more than two decades at the Film Society, guiding us in the discovery of artists like Pedro Almodovar, Mike Leigh, Lars Von Trier, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Hong Sang Soo and ... more >

JUDY GARLAND retrospective in New York

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is planning a massive retrospective of Judy Garland’s movies between July 26 and August 9. Highlights will include a sing-along screening of “The Wizard of Oz” (1939); screenings of the Andy Hardy classics that teamed Garland with Mickey Rooney classic and beloved musicals (“Meet me in Saint Louis; 1944) and her Academy Award-nominated performances in “A star ... more >

NORMAN JEWISON honored by N.Y. Film Society

Isn't New York swell? The Film Society of Lincoln Center has just announced a Norman Jewison retrospective taking place May 25-30. Jewison is behind such quintessential American cinema like 1987's 'Moonstruck' and 1973's 'Jesus Christ Superstar.' The Statement, starring Michael Caine, came out in 2003. The first major retrospective of Norman Jewison’s work in New York will feature appearances ... more >

Diane Keaton

Annie Hall actress honored at Lincoln Center

Not so long ago Woody Allen played Alvy Singer in Annie Hall alongside Diane Keaton. It was 1977, cocaine was still fun and people stopped in the middle of the street to argue about books. The Annie in question was played by Diane Keaton, who had her own existentialist crisis to solve (and would not tackled Alvy's), had an unhealthy fear of spiders and was prone to the endearing phrase ... more >