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– Exclusive: Jcc Manhattan’s 5th Annual Israel Film Center Festival announced its complete line-up of feature films from acclaimed Israeli filmmakers. The festival, which highlights Israel’s latest groundbreaking cinema and also features conversations among industry creative, runs June 8 – 13, 2017 with two pre-festival previews on May 21, and May 23, at Jcc Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street.
Highlights of this year’s film line-up include the New York premieres of Meni Yaish’s “Our Father,” Erez Tadmor’s “Home Port,” Roee Florentin’s “Mr. Predictable,” and a special preview of “Aida’s Secrets,” set to open in theaters in the fall. Most films included in this year’s slate are New York premieres.
This year’s festival includes popular films coming out of Israel’s industry. “Most »
- Kate Erbland
A month after the world premiere of what ended up being his final film, Andrzej Wajda passed away at 90 last year. To honor the Polish master, whose career spanned decades, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is holding an 11-film tribute next month. It begins with the New York premiere of “Afterimage,” his unintentional swan song.
Read More: Andrzej Wajda, Academy Award–Winning Icon of Polish Cinema, Dies at 90
“A Generation,” “Kanał” and “Ashes and Diamonds” — better known as Wajda’s war trilogy — will also be featured, as will his 1981 Palme d’Or winner “Man of Iron” and the film it serves as a loose sequel to, 1977’s “Man of Marble.” “The Conductor,” “Innocent Sorcerers,” “The Maids of Wilko,” “The Promised Land” and “Rough Treatment” (aka “Without Anesthesia”) round out the program, and all but “Afterimage” will screen on 35mm.
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- Michael Nordine
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