WEDNESDAY: The Museum of Modern Art and Film Society of Lincoln Center present the 40th annual New Directors/New Films fest dedicated to emerging film talent. Screenings of 28 pics run through April 3. Newdirectors.orgJay Leno, Johnny Knoxville, Cheech Marin and others play in the eighth annual Bingo at the Roxy benefit for the Painted Turtle children’s camp. Roxy Theater. Thepaintedturtle.org AMPAS resumes its docu screening series with feature “Food, Inc.” and short “Under Our Skin.” Linwood Dunn Theater. Oscars.org THURSDAY: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts hosts a fundraiser for the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Assn. Gotham’s Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams showroom. Nlgja.org The Writers Guild Foundation presents an evening with Diane English. WGA West headquarters. Wgfoundation.org FRIDAY: Attorney Nina Shaw is feted by the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles. Beverly Hills Hotel. Bbbslaie.org “Royal Pains” star Jill Flint hosts the Great Gatsby Gambling Gala benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of New York City. Fino Ristorante Italiano. Casino@ucpnyc.org SATURDAY: Jillian Michaels, Niecy Nash and NPR’s Deborah Owens are set as speakers for the third annual Get Radical Women’s Conference at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. Getradicalconference.com MARCH 28: Angela Lansbury, Edie Falco, Tyne Daly and others salute Terrence McNally in a benefit for the Acting Company. Longacre Theater. Theactingcompany.org APRIL 1: Fox Searchlight’s Nancy Utley, Mandalay’s Cathy Schulman and other bizzers participate in Chapman U.’s 12th annual Women in Focus confab. Marion Knott Studios. Ftv.chapman.edu
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