Posted in “ Film Society of Lincoln Center ” tag: 22 entries

Question: Masculinity

Aug 14, 2017

Why is it that men are so obsessed with their own masculinity? In our society today, gender and sexuality are …

Her New Frontier

Jul 30, 2017

On the day after the United States Presidential Inauguration this year, the Women’s March was held in the multiple cities …

Akihiko Shiota & Yuki Mamiya

Just Like Drinking Water…

Jul 17, 2017

As Shunga (Japanese erotic art) from the Edo period attests, until the Western sense of values arrived in Japan, sex …

Isabelle Huppert in "Elle" © Sony Pictures Classics

A New Kind of Woman

Feb 21, 2017

 

In the beginning is darkness, pierced suddenly by the frenzied cries of a woman in pain…or pleasure. Or, could it …

The World Beyond the Barrier

Jul 12, 2016

What could he show us next? It seems a long time since he was one of the Korean big four, …

An Actor Meets His Greatest Enemy

Jul 07, 2016

Just as Robert De Niro received the Academy Award for Best Actor for “Raging Bull” after “Taxi Driver,” the greatest …

Haru Kuroki as Nanami

Possibilities of Outsiders

Jul 01, 2016

On June 24th at the 15th New York Asian Film Festival, internationally renowned Japanese director Shunji Iwai received the Lifetime …

"Inside Men"

The 15th New York Asian Film Festival

Jun 07, 2016

The 15th edition of the New York Asian Film Festival, also as known as NYAFF and organized by Subway Cinema …

(左から )三原麻衣子、菊池葉月、川村りら、田中幸恵

In Search of the Centroid

May 01, 2016

Wherever and in whatever era you live, there is the dilemma of how to live free. So as long as …

Because Culture Is Alive…

Apr 07, 2016

Just as our thoughts change every minute with or without our will, the changing environment is the uncontrollable nature of …

Felicia Atampuri (left) and Jacob Ayanaba (right)

Let Diversity Come Alive

Mar 14, 2016

 

Throughout the developing world, images and media from Western culture attract and inspire young people to ambition and to seek …

Zhang Yi and Zhao Tao in a scene from MOUNTAINS MAY DEPART

Master of Deconstruction

Feb 12, 2016

Since his feature film debut in 1997, director Jia Zhangke has sent a number of brilliant works such as “Unknown …

The Sailing Vessel of Life

Dec 03, 2015

In his work as a filmmaker Portuguese director Miguel Gomes strives to discover the film, and by this approach he …

A Woman Falls, Bracingly

Jul 02, 2015

Women doing something bad are peculiarly attractive. In Daihachi Yoshida’s acclaimed new feature “Pale Moon,” which had its North American …

Escaping the Illusion of Reality

Mar 13, 2015

Filmmaker Christophe Honoré’s “Metamorphoses,” loosely based on Ovid’s narrative poem and shown at this year’s Rendez-vous with French Cinema, shoots …

Transitions Along the Interior Path

Oct 10, 2014

“The Wonders (Le Meraviglie),” Alice Rohrwacher’s follow-up to “Corpo Celeste,” which won the Grand Prix at this year’s Cannes Film …

The Psyche of Trapped Mother Rules

Apr 06, 2014

Today’s technology offers us immediate answers, convenience and surprises. Film is no exception. In most mainstream films, things have to …

"20,000 Days on Earth"

43rd New Directors/New Films

Mar 17, 2014

For 43 years New Directors/New Films has been an annual rite of early spring in New York City, bringing exciting …

The 25th NewFest Begins This Week!

Sep 02, 2013

Autumn is the most exciting season in New York City.  All the arts bloom and there are always new things …

The Jackie Chan Experience

Jun 22, 2013

With “Drunken Master,” “Project A,” and Hollywood’s 2010 remake “The Karate Kid,” world superstar Jackie Chan has created numerous notable …