New Film Festivals

Crazy Horse: Neil Young directs Greendale, included in "Film Comment Selects 2004."Photo: Film Society of Lincoln Center

1. Bernardo Bertolucci From the director of The Dreamers, a complete retrospective of his sixteen features—plus a batch of shorts—at the American Museum of the Moving Image. (February 14 to March 7.)

2. The American Comic Vision Festival Symphony Space’s yukfest wraps up with Sleeper, The Great Dictator, and a double-feature of Catch-22 and Milos Forman’s Taking Off, introduced by Buck Henry. (Screenings through February 15.)

3. Making Light/Making Waves Recent Scandinavian films screen Wednesdays at Scandinavia House. (Through April 28.)

4. Im Kwon-Taek: Master Korean Filmmaker Fifteen films by a South Korean great, including Chihwaseon, (February 13), a 2002 Cannes favorite about the nineteenth-century painter Jang Seung-Up. (At MoMA Film through February 27.)

5. Film Comment Selects 2004 The magazine anoints 23 lesser-known films, including Greendale by “Bernard Shakey” (a.k.a. Neil Young), the stunning Bright Future by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, and a slate by French director Jean-Claude Brisseau. (February 12 to February 26 at Lincoln Center.)

New Film Festivals