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The Film Society of Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center
is a film presentation organization based in New York City, United States. Founded in 1969 by three Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center
executives—William F. May, Martin E. Segal and Schuyler G. Chapin[1]—the film society spotlights American independent cinema and world cinema, and recognizes and supports new filmmakers.[2] The Film Society of Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center
is one of the eleven resident organizations at the Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center
for the Performing Arts. Over the last four decades, the film society has introduced to American audiences the works of many of the world's most acclaimed filmmakers, including François Truffaut, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Jean-Luc Godard, Pedro Almodóvar
Pedro Almodóvar
and Martin Scorsese. Each year the organization presents its annual Gala Tribute, honoring legendary stars and industry leaders at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall, formerly known as Avery Fisher Hall. The Film Society of Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center
also hosts the annual New York Film Festival and is a co-presenter (with the Museum of Modern Art) of the New Directors/New Films Festival. The Film Society also publishes the bi-monthly film journal Film Comment. Past honorees of Gala Tribute[edit]

1972: Charlie Chaplin 1973: Fred Astaire 1974: Alfred Hitchcock 1975: Joanne Woodward
Joanne Woodward
and Paul Newman 1978: George Cukor 1979: Bob Hope 1980: John Huston 1981: Barbara Stanwyck 1982: Billy Wilder 1983: Laurence Olivier 1984: Claudette Colbert 1985: Federico Fellini 1986: Elizabeth Taylor 1987: Alec Guinness 1988: Yves Montand 1989: Bette Davis 1990: James Stewart 1991: Audrey Hepburn 1992: Gregory Peck 1993: Jack Lemmon 1994: Robert Altman 1995: Shirley MacLaine 1996: Clint Eastwood 1997: Sean Connery 1998: Martin Scorsese 1999: Mike Nichols 2000: Al Pacino 2001: Jane Fonda 2002: Francis Ford Coppola 2003: Susan Sarandon 2004: Michael Caine 2005: Dustin Hoffman 2006: Jessica Lange 2007: Diane Keaton 2008: Meryl Streep 2009: Tom Hanks 2010: Michael Douglas 2011: Sidney Poitier 2012: Catherine Deneuve 2013: Barbra Streisand 2014: Rob Reiner 2015: Robert Redford 2016: Morgan Freeman 2017: Robert De Niro 2018: Helen Mirren

References[edit]

^ Grimes, William (2011-09-20). "William F. May, 95, Dies; Helped Found Film Society". New York Times. Retrieved 2011-09-22.  ^ Film Society of Lincoln Center

External links[edit]

Official website

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Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center
for the Performing Arts

Venues

Alice Tully Hall Damrosch Park David Geffen Hall David H. Koch Theater Rose Hall Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera
House Vivian Beaumont Theater Walter Reade Theater

Resident companies

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Film Society of Lincoln Center Jazz at Lincoln Center Juilliard School Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center
Theater Metropolitan Opera New York City
New York City
Ballet New York City
New York City
Opera New York Philharmonic New York Public Library for the Performing Arts School of American Ballet

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Film Society of Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center
Gala Tribute Honorees

Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
(1972) Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
(1973) Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
(1974) Joanne Woodward
Joanne Woodward
and Paul Newman
Paul Newman
(1975) George Cukor
George Cukor
(1978) Bob Hope
Bob Hope
(1979) John Huston
John Huston
(1980) Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
(1981) Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
(1982) Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
(1983) Claudette Colbert
Claudette Colbert
(1984) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1985) Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
(1986) Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1987) Yves Montand
Yves Montand
(1988) Bette Davis
Bette Davis
(1989) James Stewart
James Stewart
(1990) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
(1991) Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck
(1992) Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(1993) Robert Altman
Robert Altman
(1994) Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1995) Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood
(1996) Sean Connery
Sean Connery
(1997) Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
(1998) Mike Nichols
Mike Nichols
(1999) Al Pacino
Al Pacino
(2000) Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
(2001) Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
(2002) Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon
(2003) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
(2004) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
(2005) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2006) Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
(2007) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2008) Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
(2009) Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
(2010) Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier
(2011) Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve
(2012) Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(2013) Rob Reiner
Rob Reiner
(2014) Robert Redford
Robert Redford
(2015) Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
(2016) Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
(2017) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2018)

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