Visiting Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies, 2020-2021
Dennis Lim is the Director of Programming of Film at Lincoln Center and the New York Film Festival. At Lincoln Center, he has also co-chaired the New Directors/New Films selection committee, co-founded the Art of the Real festival (which has traveled to Los Angeles, Seoul, and Buenos Aires), and organized retrospectives of Jane Campion, George Cukor, Christian Petzold, Raúl Ruiz, Agnès Varda, and John Waters, and thematic surveys of international melodrama, political cinema, and the non-actor in cinema. He has written for The New York Times, Artforum, and Film Comment, taught at Harvard and NYU, and was the programmer of the 2010 Flaherty Film Seminar on the subject of work and labor in cinema. In 2018 he received the Chevalier of the Arts and Letters from the French Ministry of Culture. His 2015 book David Lynch: The Man from Another Place has been translated into three languages.