Film Society of Lincoln Center


Since 2000, Film Comment Selects has held sneak peeks of upcoming releases, showcased eclectic international and avant-garde films, and given retrospectives to rare and overlooked directors.

Upcoming Screenings

Cymbeline (Anarchy)

Q&A with Michael Almereyda and actors Penn Badgley, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and Peter Gerety

In his brooding, super-inventive update of Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, a story of star-crossed lovers and ruthless intrigue is reimagined against the backdrop of a turf war between a drug-dealing biker gang and corrupt cops. With Ed Harris, Penn Badgley, Dakota Johnson, Ethan Hawke, and Milla Jovovich.

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The Fortune

Mike Nichols’s underrated, rarely screened jazz-era farce features Stockard Channing as a young heiress who elopes with a fortune-hunter (Warren Beatty) whose halfwit sidekick (Jack Nicholson) comes along for the ride. As ever, the flair and dazzling skill of Nichols’s mise en scène is unmistakable.

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Voice Over

A mother of two seeks to sever toxic technological dependencies, little realizing the repercussions her plan will have on those around her in this seriocomic portrait of a family and the dubious assumptions on which it’s founded. Co-presented with the Miami International Film Festival.

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The World of Kanako

A super-intense revenge thriller about a former cop whose ex-wife enlists him to investigate the disappearance of their 17-year-old daughter, Kanako. Devastated by what he uncovers, he bludgeons his way through a lurid world of drug-using high-school kids, grudge-holding cops, and ruthless yakuzas in his search for the truth.

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