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by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

New Directors/New Films 2019 – Dispatch 2

April 3, 2019

The 48th edition of New Directors/New Films runs March 27th – April 7th. Here’s our first dispatch. Included — very much intentionally — in our second and final dispatch from the fest is a film that isn’t actually playing the fest at all, at least not anymore. The exact reasons as to why that film isn’t playing (its screenings were canceled at the very last minute) are not the stuff of public knowledge at the time of this writing, but consider this:…

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by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

New Directors/New Films 2019 – Dispatch 1

The 48th edition of New Directors/New Films runs March 27th – April 7th. For our first of two dispatches, we tackle the second feature from Canadian filmmaker Philippe Lesage (Genesis); a “deceptively minimalist” debut from a Mexican actress-turned-filmmaker (The Chambermaid); a Turkish love story spun on its…

March 28, 2019
by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

New Directors/New Films 2018 – Dispatch 2

The 47th edition of New Directors/New Films runs from Wednesday, March 28th, to Sunday, April 8th. For our final dispatch: a new feature from the co-director of Beyonce’s Lemonade film (Black Mother); the debut feature from “idiosyncratic” New York filmmaker Rick D’Ambrose (Notes on an Appearance); a film about “contemporary, post-colonial…

April 9, 2018
by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

New Directors/New Films 2018 – Dispatch 1

The 47th edition of New Directors/New Films runs from Wednesday, March 28th, to Sunday, April 8th. For our first of two dispatches from the festival, we look at the FIPRESCI Discovery Prize winner at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival (Ava); the late Chinese director Hu Bo’s sole film, a…

March 30, 2018
by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

New Directors/New Films 2017 – Dispatch 2

The 46th edition of New Directors/New Films concluded this past Sunday with Dustin Guy Defa’s much-discussed Person to Person. Our final dispatch from the festival takes a look at Guy Defa’s “pleasantly low-key” film; tries to parse the intensions of Alain Della Negra and Kaori Kinoshita’s docu-drama hybrid on a UFO-worshipping cult; revisits Angela…

March 29, 2017
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