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    NEW DIRECTORS/NEW FILMS 2020 (April 28-May 9, 2021)

    It starts later this year due to the pandemic; the 2020 series was delayed till Dec. This is the 50th anniversary of ND/NF, so there is a retrospective series of selections from early years, including Christopher Nolan's debut, Gregg Araki's, and films by Charles Burnett, Lee Chang-dong, and Chantal Ackerman. The main series is presented "via virtual cinema, with in-person screenings extending through May 13 at FLC" (Lincoln Center; the films are normally shown both at Lincoln Center and MoMA).


    ALL LIGHT, EVERYWHERE ("A far-ranging look at the biases in how we see things, focusing on the use of police body cameras" - IMDb

    The complete 2021 New Directors/New Films feature film lineup is as follows:


    {From Indiewire}


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    Features:

    Aleph dir. Iva Radivojević
    All Light, Everywhere dir. Theo Anthony
    All the Light We Can See dir. Pablo Escoto Luna
    Apples dir. Christos Nikou
    Azor dir. Andreas Fontana
    Bebia, à mon seul désir dir. Juja Dobrachkous
    Bipolar dir. Queena Li
    Dark Red Forest dir. Jin Huaqing
    Destello Bravío dir. Ainhoa Rodríguez
    Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) dir. Arie & Chuko Esiri
    Faya Dayi dir. Jessica Beshir
    Friends and Strangers dir. James Vaughan
    Gull dir. Kim Mi-jo
    Liborio dir. Nino Martinez Sosa
    Luzzu dir. Alex Camilleri
    Madalena dir. Madiano Marcheti
    Moon, 66 Questions dir. Jacqueline Lentzou
    Pebbles dir. P.S. Vinothraj
    El Planeta dir. Amalia Ulman
    Radiograph of a Family dir. Firouzeh Khosrovani
    Rock Bottom Riser dir. Fern Silva
    Short Vacation dir. Kwon Min-pyo & Seo Han-sol
    Stop-Zemlia dir. Kateryna Gornostai
    Taming the Garden dir. Salomé Jashi
    We (Nous) dir. Alice Diop
    We’re All Going to the World’s Fair dir. Jane Schoenbrun
    Wood and Water dir. Jonas Bak

    The complete New Directors/New Films at 50: A Retrospective lineup is as follows:

    Duvidha dir. Mani Kaul
    Following dir. Christopher Nolan
    The Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick dir. Wim Wenders
    The Living End dir. Gregg Araki
    Lucía dir. Humberto Solás
    My Brother’s Wedding dir. Charles Burnett
    Peppermint Candy dir. Lee Chang-dong
    Playing Away dir. Horace Ové
    Les Rendez-vous d’Anna dir. Chantal Akerman
    Sleepwalk dir. Sara Driver
    Twenty Years Later dir. Eduardo Coutinho

    The New Directors/New Films selection committee is made up of members from both presenting organizations. The 2021 feature committee comprises Florence Almozini (Co-Chair, FLC), La Frances Hui (Co-Chair, MoMA), Rajendra Roy (MoMA), Josh Siegel (MoMA), Dan Sullivan (FLC), and Tyler Wilson (FLC), and the shorts were programmed by Brittany Shaw (MoMA) and Madeline Whittle (FLC).

    The films are shown at the Walter Reade Theater but with very limited seating from April 28 to May 13, 2021, and online in virtual form to May 8, 2021.
    Last edited by Chris Knipp; 04-29-2021 at 01:37 PM.

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