Japan Cuts 2019
While the focus is on new films by young directors, the guest of honor will be the renowned Shinya Tsukamoto.
Film series around the world are making this year’s Pride Month especially loud and proud.
Before The Dead Don’t Die opens in theaters, two series offer crash courses on a singular oeuvre.
The Czechoslovak New Wave Rolls On
New restorations premiering in Cannes and Karlovy Vary and series in New York and London testify to our ongoing fascination.
Richard Linklater’s 1980s
Humming light sabers weren’t the only thing going on during the maligned decade.
Art of the Real 2019
Showcasing new work by filmmakers at the forefront of nonfiction and hybrid cinema, this year’s edition also pays tribute to three vital groundbreakers.
New Directors/New Films 2019
Twenty-four features by some of the world’s most promising directors are screening in New York through April 7.
Claire Denis in New York
As BAM prepares to present the largest U.S. retrospective yet, we look back on the singular oeuvre.
Beatrice Gibson and “How to Be in the World”
New work by the artist and filmmaker is on view in the UK and Norway and at the Big Ears Festival.
Parajanov and Tarkovsky in London
As a new collection of Tarkovsky’s writing is released, the Close-Up Film Centre presents presents side-by-side series of work by the two friends.
News from Cannes Sparks Spring Fever
The festival’s announcement that Alejandro González Iñárritu will head the jury has us looking ahead to more highlights on the global calendar.
New Latin American Cinema in New York
The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s series Neighboring Scenes spotlights promising new talents.
Film Comment Selects 2019
Ten forward-looking features and a few intriguing revivals will screen from today through Sunday in New York.
James Baldwin and the Movies
An exhibition, a film series, and of course, If Beale Street Could Talk are markers of heightened interest in the writer, activist, and cinephile.
Elaine May, “Criminally Underappreciated Moviemaker”
Retrospectives in New York and Glasgow offer opportunities to catch up with or revisit the work of an outstanding director of comedies.
To Save and Project 2019
MoMA’s festival of film preservation features Lubitsch, Akerman, Murnau, Lupino, and an eclectic array of rediscoveries.
New Festivals in New York and Los Angeles
New York launches an Iranian film festival and sends its Art of the Real series to Los Angeles.
Christian Petzold in New York
The largest retrospective in the U.S. yet is on through mid-December.
Wang Bing in New York
Studies of China’s past and present are screening at three venues in the city.
Aretha Franklin Documentary Amazing Grace Set to Premiere
DOC NYC, the largest documentary festival in the U.S., will present 300 films in eight days.
Multimedia exhibitions of work by Andy Warhol, Chris Marker, Pedro Costa, and others are now on view around the world.
Down and Dirty in Gower Gulch
The UCLA Film & Television Archive in Los Angeles is presenting new restorations of B movies made on Poverty Row.
Women of the West
A series at Anthology Film Archives and an archived special feature make for fine companions.
Republic Pictures, Rediscovered and Restored
Martin Scorsese presents a second round of innovative but overlooked “B” movies.