'Frozen River' to open film series


NEW YORK -- Film Society of Lincoln Center and Museum of Modern Art's New Directors/New Films series will open with Courtney Hunt's top Sundance prizewinner "Frozen River."

It's one of several recent Sundance entries (including "Trouble the Water," "Sleep Dealer" and "Ballast") in the 17-country, 26-feature lineup running March 26 to April 6 at Lincoln Center and MOMA.

Helmers set to speak at the New Directors and Beyond March 30 roundtable include Michael Almereyda, Su Friedrich, Philip Haas, Tamara Jenkins, Tom Kalin, Lodge Kerrigan and Jim McKay.