Film

EMERGENCY READY

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The talented Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund has enjoyed a drastic increase in international recognition with his latest movie, the scalpel-sharp Force Majeure, which has been both nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globes and shortlisted for the same category at the Oscars. Orchestrated in conjunction with this surge in popularity is the touring retrospective “In Case of No Emergency: The Films of Ruben Östlund,” which lands at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this week. Östlund, only 40, doesn’t have a massive body of work — four features (2004’s The Guitar Mongoloid, 2008’s Involuntary, 2011’s Play, 2014’s Force Majeure) and a smattering of shorts — so almost everything here is screening multiple times. Each of the four features, for instance, is showing today; watching his provocative, uncomfortable forays into social observation in such short succession is sure to be a trip.

Jan. 18-22, 2, 4:30, 6:45 & 9 p.m., 2015