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The MoMA & Film at Lincoln Center Announce the Complete Lineup for New Directors/New  Photo The MoMA & Film at Lincoln Center Announce the Complete Lineup for New Directors/New Films
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 1, 2021

‚ÄúFrom intimate, personal tales to political, metaphysical, and spiritual inquiries, the films in the 50th edition of New Directors/New Films embody an inexhaustible curiosity and a fearless desire for adventure,‚ÄĚ said La Frances Hui.

FSLC and MoMA Announce Complete Lineup for New Directors/New Films Photo FSLC and MoMA Announce Complete Lineup for New Directors/New Films
by Julie Musbach - Feb 22, 2018

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art announce the complete lineup for the 47th annual New Directors/New Films (ND/NF), March 28-April 8. Throughout its rich, nearly half-century history, the festival celebrates filmmakers who represent the present and anticipate the future of cinema, daring artists whose work pushes the envelope in unexpected ways. This year's festival will introduce 25 features and 10 short films to New York audiences.

National YoungArts Foundation Announces Second Annual New York Gala, 4/20
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 18, 2017

On Thursday, April 20, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will welcome 280 of New York City's top cultural and community leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and art aficionados to the second annual YoungArts New York Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing. Presented in collaboration with luxury brand Swarovski, with support from Max Mara, the event will be hosted by honorary co-chairs Debbie Allen, Agnes Gund and Sir Salman Rushdie, as well as gala co-chairs Sarah Arison and Thomas Wilhelm, and Gillian Hearst Simonds and Christian Simonds. The YoungArts New York Gala will be emceed by former Gossip Girl and The Knick actress Zuzanna Szadkowski (1997 Winner in Theater and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), and will feature an elegant reception and seated dinner by Restaurant Associates. Throughout the evening, a series of interdisciplinary performance vignettes will be directed by YoungArts alumni Jake Goldbas (2007 Winner in Jazz), featuring soul singer and songwriter Grace Weber (2006 Winner in Voice and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), jazz singer, songwriter and bassist Kate Davis (2009 Winner in Jazz and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), R&B/pop singer and songwriter and The Voice Season 8 Top 5 contestant India Carney (2011 Winner in Theater, Voice and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), modern dancer Javon Jones (2016 Winner in Dance and inaugural Max Mara Young Visionary Award recipient) alongside four recent YoungArts dance alumni, and more.

MoMA's Ron Magliozzi Promoted to Curator of Film Department
by Christina Mancuso - Aug 26, 2016

Ron Magliozzi, who has organized over 50 film series and gallery exhibitions at The Museum of Modern Art since 1993, has been promoted to Curator in the Department of Film. Having joined the staff in 1979 as a supervisor of MoMA's International Film Study Center, Magliozzi specializes in collections research, development, and acquisitions, and has held the position of Associate Curator since 2011.

MoMA Announces Pedro Almodóvar Film Retrospective
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2016

Pedro Almodovar will be honored with a major career retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art. Opening on November 29 with a special screening of Almodovar's latest work and 20th feature film, Julieta (2016), to be released nationally on December 21, the retrospective will include all 20 of the director's feature films, beginning with his first film Pepi, Luci, Bom, y otras chicas del monton (Pepi, Luci, Bom) from 1980.

MoMA's 2016 Film Benefit to Honor Tom Hanks
by Rebecca Russo - Jul 28, 2016

The Museum of Modern Art's 2016 Film Benefit, presented by CHANEL, will honor Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks on November 15. Winner of the 1993 and 1994 Best Actor Oscars for Philadelphia (1993) and Forrest Gump (1994), Mr. Hanks has also been nominated for the Best Actor Academy Award on three other occasions, for his roles in Big (1989), Saving Private Ryan(1999), and Cast Away (2001). Later this year, Mr. Hanks will star in the highly anticipated films Inferno (2016) and Sully (2016). The Film Benefit will be highlighted by a gala dinner and a tribute recognizing Mr. Hanks's acclaimed work. MoMA will also pay tribute to Mr. Hanks with a film series of his work, November 8 to 14 in the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters.

MoMA to Present Ira Sachs Retrospective 'Thank You For Being Honest'
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 12, 2016

The Museum of Modern Art presents a complete, mid-career retrospective of the films of Ira Sachs, a filmmaker who, in the course of seven features and five short films, has established himself as one of the singular voices in American cinema.

MoMA to Host Ira Sachs Retrospective 'Thank You For Being Honest'
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 23, 2016

The Museum of Modern Art presents a complete, mid-career retrospective of the films of Ira Sachs, a filmmaker who, in the course of seven features and five short films, has established himself as one of the singular voices in American cinema. From July 22 to August 3, Thank You for Being Honest: The Films of Ira Sachs will showcase the complete range of Sachs's intimate work, from experimental shorts to insightful social comedies to piercing autobiographical dramas, in the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters. The series begins and ends with films that premiered with Sundance. Forty Shades of Blue (2005), which won the Sundance 2005 U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize, will open the retrospective. The film is the emotionally gripping story of an aging Memphis record producer, hard drinker, and cad (Rip Torn), and his relationships with his Russian girlfriend (Dina Korzun) and his son Michael (Darren Burrows). The July 22 screening will be followed by a Q&A with Sachs, conducted by Rajendra Roy, Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film at MoMA. The exhibition is organized by the Department of Film.

FSLC & Locarno Announce Participants for inaugural Industry Academy International U.S.
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 15, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Locarno International Film Festival announced today the participants and details for the inaugural Industry Academy International U.S., taking place March 20-23.

FSLC & MoMA Announce Complete Lineup for New Directors/New Films This March
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 18, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art announce the complete lineup for the 45th annual New Directors/New Films (ND/NF), March 16-27.