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Lincoln Center Recognizes New York’s Oscar Contribution

Lincoln Center Recognizes New York's Oscar Contribution

Though the Oscars haven’t been in New York since 1957, when for five years the awards were handed out simultaneously in LA and NYC, Film at Lincoln Center is taking a look at the best Oscar contenders of years past that star the city that never sleeps with their series “And the Winner Is…New York.” From Woody Allen’s ode to awkward Upper West Side love to Sidney Lumet’s chronicle of a sweaty, tense Bay Ridge attempted bank robbery to the Jerome Robbins-choreographed turf war that was shot where Lincoln Center now stands, a total of ten screenings will play in the series at Lincoln Center, several with special appearances by the films’ directors. Below, the series program:

Fri Mar 5: 1:00 – “The Broadway Melody” Harry Beaumont, 1929, USA; 110m
Fri Mar 5: 3:15 – “West Side Story” Robert Wise, 1961, USA; 152m
Fri Mar 5: 6:15 – “The French Connection” William Friedkin, 1971, USA; 104m
Fri Mar 5: 9:00 – “Dog Day Afternoon” Sidney Lumet, 1975, USA; 125m
Sat Mar 6: 2:00 – “Klute” Alan Pakula, 1971, USA; 114m
Sat Mar 6: 4:15 – “The Subject Was Roses” Ulu Grosbard, 1968, USA; 107m
Sat Mar 6: 6:45 – “Kramer vs. Kramer” Robert Benton, 1979, USA; 105m
Sat Mar 6: 9:15 – “Raging Bull” Martin Scorsese, 1980, USA; 129m
Sun Mar 7: 1:30 – “The Godfather” Francis Ford Coppola, 1972, USA; 175m
Sun Mar 7: 4:45 – “Annie Hall” Woody Allen, 1977, USA; 93m

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