As a shepherd and his donkey, dog, goats and chickens pursue their peaceful routines, visitors drop by to swap stories of Italy's past and present conflicts.
New Directors/new Films
Time, space, color and light are distorted into patterns of dislocation, muffling the synapses that connect sounds and images in this utterly mesmerizing depiction of a teenager's grief.
A woman lives on the fringes of society with a pack of hounds in this observational study that appeals even as it indulges in arty cinema affectation.
Marie Heller’s “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” the Sundance favorite that recently earned a prize at the Berlin Film Festival, will open the 44th annual outing of New Directors/New Films, the New York…
Not everyone will be entertained by Rick Alverson's "Entertainment," a dark, weird odyssey through a soulless American nowhere, with perhaps the world's most abrasively unfunny insult comic as our…
With the movie industry gearing up for the start of Sundance 2015, New Directors/New Films, the annual New York festival presented by the Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center…
Two experimental filmmakers collaborate on this fervently non-commercial triptych.
Simultaneously rigorous and open-ended, Ramon Zurcher's playfully constructed debut turns the cozy world of a middle-class German apartment inside-out.
New York’s 43rd annual New Directors/New Films festival has set its full 2014 slate, tapping a trio of Sundance alums for its prime screening slots: opener “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night,”…
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art have set the inititial films on the slate of the 43rd annual New Directors/New Films Festival this spring. Among the seven movies…
Jay and Mark Duplass are unusually upbeat for a pair of indie directors working today. The sibling helmers, who specialize in such DIY comedies as "Cyrus" and "Jeff Who Lives at Home," are constantly…