Dennis Lim

Adjunct Faculty

Dennis Lim is the director of programming at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The film editor at the Village Voice from 2000-2006, and a regular contributor to The New York Times from 2006-2013, he has also written for The Los Angeles Times, Artforum, and Cinema Scope, among other publications. He is currently a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard. His book David Lynch: The Man From Another Place will be published by Amazon/New Harvest in 2015.


Published Works

New Faces Coming Sharply Into Focus May 3rd, 2013 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Nine More Years On, and Still Talking May 3rd, 2013 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty All the Dreaminess of Reality April 26th, 2013 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Movies That Spill Beyond the Screen April 5th, 2013 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Building a Movie Language in Layers March 15th, 2013 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Disaster Relief March 1st, 2013 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Acute Cinephilia Seizes Berlin February 13th, 2013 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty A Director Continues His Quest December 27th, 2012 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Pasolini’s legacy: a sprawl of brutality December 26th, 2012 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Grace Notes, Far From Hollywood December 26th, 2012 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Summoning Halcyon Days of Failed Ideals December 7th, 2012 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Raising Eyebrows With Big Roles November 2nd, 2012 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty A Farewell to Celluloid With a Tribute October 10th, 2012 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Time Has Been Kind to ‘Heaven’s Gate’ September 21st, 2012 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Sleepwalking in Fantasy Worlds Like This One March 16th, 2012 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Eye of the Tiger February 11th, 2012 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty ‘Velvet Goldmine,’ ‘Mildred Pierce’ capture director’s interests January 8th, 2012 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Don’t Forget: He Acts, Too December 30th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Don’t-Miss Movies You Probably Missed December 30th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty A Second Look: Robert Kramer’s ‘Milestones,’ ‘Ice’ December 11th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Satellites of Love December 7th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Ken Russell, Director Fond of Provocation, Dies at 84 November 28th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty What Do Courtesans Do by Day? November 18th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Battered Souls, Seeking Salvation in Each Other November 13th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Sporting Big Feet and a Heart to Match November 4th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Give Young Boys in Morocco a Camera October 16th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Romance and Reflection, Hand in Hand September 25th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty A Heartthrob Finds His Tough-Guy Side September 18th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Smoking a Cigarette, Making a Film September 12th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Chances Are Good for a Tangent September 11th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Choosing Cinematheque Over Cineplex September 2nd, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty A Virus Movie Determined to Get Real August 26th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Finding Poetry in a Couple’s Pain July 31st, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Creating an Adolescence for the Ages June 24th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty When Life Throws Those Curveballs May 29th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Pursuing Imperfection in Malick’s Eden May 22nd, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Danish Director Barred From Festival After Making Hitler Jokes May 19th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Brad Pitt Discusses ‘The Tree of Life’ May 18th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Gus Van Sant on Young Love and Young Death May 13th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Lip-Syncing the Realities of a Tragic Life April 22nd, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Machine Age Poet, Born in Revolution, Stifled Under Stalin April 10th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Finding an Original Heroine April 1st, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty ‘Mildred Pierce’: A Mother’s House of Love and Hurt March 20th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty O Suburbia, With a Touch of the Cosmic March 6th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Somber Themes Dominate Berlinale February 16th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty An Indie Gumshoe in Oregon’s Gloom January 28th, 2011 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Dirty Dancing December 29th, 2010 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Restricted but Not Deterred March 26th, 2010 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Mortification Man March 11th, 2010 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Up in the Air March 5th, 2010 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty The Worst Ideas of the Decade: World-is-flat movies December 1st, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty The Worst Ideas of the Decade: The World-is-flat movies December 1st, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Citizen Welles as Myth in the Making November 20th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Citizen Welles as Myth in the Making November 20th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Taking a Man, Then Removing his Myth November 13th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Taking a Man, Then Removing the Myth November 13th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Fight Club’ Fight Goes On November 8th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Fight Club’ Fight Goes On November 8th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Eternal Role: A-List Character Actor October 30th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Eternal Role: A-List Character Actor October 30th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Quentin Tarantino August 20th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Quentin Tarantino August 20th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty On the Offensive July 9th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty On the Offensive July 9th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Polanski’s Visions of Victimhood February 14th, 2009 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Safeguarding a Japanese Master’s Place in Film September 25th, 2008 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty French School as Democracy and Stage September 19th, 2008 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty For Michelle Williams, It’s All Personal September 4th, 2008 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty Wars Past and Present, Rockers Evergreen February 16th, 2008 Dennis Lim Adjunct Faculty