Among the 19 movies screening in Film Society of Lincoln Center’s excellent “The Last New Wave: Celebrating the Australian Film Revival” (today through January 31) are several seldom revived locally: “Petersen” (1974), “Backroads” (1977), “The FJ Holden” (1977), “Money Movers” (1978), and “The Odd Angry Shot” (1979). Perhaps for that reason, some of the usual suspects have been omitted, including “The Cars That Ate Paris” (1974), “Caddie” (1976), and two late entries, “The Club” and “Breaker Morant” (both 1980). Read the full article here
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“War and Remembrance: The Films of Aleksei Guerman” (through March 20 at Lincoln Center in New York) offers a unique opportunity to savor in one place the rarely seen works of a Russian master. All five of the movies Guerman has directed in his censorship-blighted career will be screened. So, too, will his 1967 debut “The Seventh Companion,” which he co-directed with Grigori Aronov and disowns, and Ardak Amirkulov’s fantastical (and fantastically brutal) Genghis Khan epic “The Fall of Otrar” (1991), which German produced and co-wrote with Svetlana Karmalita, his wife and collaborator. The director Alexander Pozdnyakov will meanwhile personally present his 2009 documentary, “Guerman: From the Other Side of the Camera.” Read the full article here.