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NewFest Celebrates 25 Years of LGBT Film in New York City (CLIPS)

This year marks the 25th anniversary of NewFest, New York's LGBT film festival, and the second year the fest has partnered with L.A.'s Outfest and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Below, you can check out a trailer of clips from films featured at NewFest 2013, available for the first time on the web here at TOH!
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • September 10, 2013 11:47 AM
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Film Society of Lincoln Center Kicks Up Its Heels with Summer Slate of Gene Kelly Musicals (CLIPS)

Now, we've written before about how movie musicals these days often end up being partial or complete disappointments. But the 40s and 50s were the golden age of American film musicals: big, set piece-heavy stories that were written specifically to be films. In truth, they're a piece of our national heritage, and we always welcome the chance to see them on the big screen.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • June 24, 2013 3:41 PM
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Robert Koehler Resigns Film Society of Lincoln Center Post; Dennis Lim New Director of Cinematheque Programming

Sadly, Robert Koehler, the Film Society of Lincoln Center's recently appointed Director of Cinematheque programming, is resigning to focus on family health matters. He will be replaced by programmer and critic Dennis Lim. Koehler requests privacy for his family. Lim will now oversee the year-round retrospectives, festivals and screening series, reporting to Kent Jones, who supervises all programming.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • March 4, 2013 1:01 PM
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Bill Clinton to Present Barbra Streisand with Chaplin Award at Lincoln Center Gala

The 42nd president Bill Clinton will make his second awards appearance this year at the Film Society of Lincoln Center's 40th annual Chaplin Award ceremony, presenting the honor to Barbra Streisand. The award recognizes Streisand's achievement as the first American woman...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 13, 2013 1:57 PM
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Alex Karpovsky of 'Girls' Gets Double Feature Treatment at Film Society of Lincoln Center

Tribeca Film and the Film Society of Lincoln Center are giving two films, "Rubberneck" and "Red Flag," by writer-director-actor Alex Karpovsky a double feature run at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. Like his frequent collaborator Lena Dunham ("Girls," "Tiny Furniture"), Karpovsky stars himself his films.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • February 7, 2013 2:26 PM
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