- Monday, Feb. 10, 2014
Bow Tie Cinemas Ziegfeld Theater will celebrate the longtime collaboration between Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese and Academy Award®-nominated actor Leonardo DiCaprio with a two day, five film retrospective on February 13th and 14th.
Kent Jones of the New York Film Society at Lincoln Center will moderate a conversation with DiCaprio, Academy Award®-winning editor Thelma Schoonmaker and Academy Award®-nominated writer Terence Winter prior to the screening of their latest film, “THE WOLF OF WALL STREET,” which has been nominated for five Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, Best Directing, Best Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay.
The series begins on Thursday, February 13th with screenings of “THE AVIATOR” and “THE DEPARTED,” followed by a panel discussion at 7:00 p.m. and the “THE WOLF OF WALL STREET.” Friday’s schedule includes “SHUTTER ISLAND” and “GANGS OF NEW YORK.” All films will be presented in DCIP Digital format.
Tickets for individual screenings are on sale today, Monday, February 10th at the Ziegfeld box office and online at www.bowtiecinemas.com. Please visit www.bowtiecinemas.com for
showtimes. The iconic theater is located at 141 W. 54th St. in Manhattan.
Martin Scorsese is an Academy Award®-winning director and one of the most prominent and influential filmmakers working today. He directed the critically acclaimed, award-winning films “MEAN STREETS,” “TAXI DRIVER,” “RAGING BULL,” “THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST,” “GOODFELLAS,” “GANGS OF NEW YORK,” “THE AVIATOR,” “THE DEPARTED” and the 2010 box office hit “SHUTTER ISLAND.” Scorsese has also directed numerous documentaries including “NO DIRECTION HOME: BOB DYLAN,” “ELIA KAZAN: A LETTER TO ELIA” (both films garnering Peabody Awards), “A PERSONAL JOURNEY WITH MARTIN SCORSESE THROUGH AMERICAN MOVIES,” “IL MIO VIAGGIO IN ITALIA,” “PUBLIC SPEAKING” starring writer Fran Lebowitz and the documentary for HBO: “GEORGE HARRISON: LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD.” He directed the Academy Award® and Golden Globe nominated film “HUGO,” a 3D adaptation of Brian Selznick’s children’s book, for which he won the Golden Globe for Best Director. Scorsese currently serves as Executive Producer on HBO’s hit series Boardwalk Empire for which he directed the pilot episode. He is the founder and chair of The Film Foundation and the World Cinema Project, both non-profit organizations dedicated to the preservation, restoration and protection of film.
Leonardo DiCaprio is a multi-award-winning actor and a three-time Academy Award® nominee for his roles in Edward Zwick’s “BLOOD DIAMOND,” Martin Scorsese’s “THE AVIATOR” and Lasse Hallström’s “WHAT’S EATING GILBERT GRAPE.” He recently starred in Baz Luhrmann’s “THE GREAT GATSBY,” Christopher Nolan’s “INCEPTION,” Scorsese’s “SHUTTER ISLAND,” and earned Golden Globes nominations for his recent roles in “DJANGO UNCHAINED” and “J. EDGAR.” His credits also include starring roles in Scorsese’s “THE DEPARTED” and “GANGS OF NEW YORK,” James Cameron’s “TITANIC,” Woody Allen’s “CELEBRITY,” Steven Spielberg’s “CATCH ME IF YOU CAN,” Sam Mendes’ “REVOLUTIONARY ROAD,” Luhrmann’s “WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S ROMEO + JULIET” and Ridley Scott’s “BODY OF LIES,” as well as “THE QUICK AND THE DEAD,” “THE BASKETBALL DIARIES,” “TOTAL ECLIPSE,” “MARVIN’S ROOM,” “THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK” and “THE BEACH.”
Under his production company Appian Way, DiCaprio wrote, produced and narrated the acclaimed environmentally themed documentary “THE 11TH HOUR.” Among Appian Way’s other productions are “SHUTTER ISLAND” and “THE AVIATOR,” as well as “THE IDES OF MARCH,” “RED RIDING HOOD,” “ORPHAN,” “PUBLIC ENEMIES,” “OUT OF THE FURNACE” and “RUNNER, RUNNER.” DiCaprio is well known for his dedication to the environment on a global scale, spearheading numerous public awareness campaigns, and launching The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. DiCaprio serves on the boards of World Wildlife Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council, and International Fund for Animal Welfare.
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