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The Museum Of Modern Art and the Film Society Of Lincoln Center have announced their initial selections ahead of the festival, set to run in New York from March 18-29.
The list includes Charles Poekel’s Christmas, Again (Us); Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court (India); Rick Alverson’s Entertainment (Us); Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz’s Goodnight Mommy (Austria); and Sarah Leonor’s The Great Man (France).
Rounding out the first nine are: Nadav Lapid’s The Kindergarten Teacher (Israel-France); Naji Abu Nowar’s Theeb (Jordan-Qatar-uae-uk); Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s The Tribe (Ukraine); and Kornél Mundruczó’s White God (Hungary, pictured).
New Directors/New Films is designed to unearth emerging artists. The selection committee comprises Jytte Jensen, Rajendra Roy, and Joshua Siegel from the The Museum Of Modern Art and Dennis Lim, Marian Masone and Gavin Smith from the Film Society Of Lincoln Center.
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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, has tapped four movies soon to screen in Park City for slots at part of the 44th outing of Nd/Nf.
Charles Poekel’s “Christmas, Again” (pictured above), Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s “The Tribe,” Rick Alverson’s “Entertainment” and Kornel Mundruczo’s “White God” will all follow their Sundance stints with a showcase in the March festival.
Also on Nd/Nf’s 2015 roster are Chaitanya Tamhane’s Indian tragicomedy “Court,” Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz’s Austrian chiller “Goodnight Mommy” and Sarah Leonor’s French drama “The Great Man.” “The Kindergarten Teacher,” Nadav Lapid’s Israeli-French project, and Naji Abu Nowar’s Middle Eastern adventure tale “Theeb” round out the initial slate.
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The Museum Of Modern Art and the Film Society Of Lincoln Center announced the first nine films in the long-lived showcase for new work. They include Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s winner of the Critics’ Week grand prize at Cannes, which is set in a Ukrainian school for deaf and mute coeds and is told entirely in sign language, with no subtitles. The Tribe is one of four films that will make their way to Manhattan from Park City, Utah, where they’re also on the Sundance roster: Charles Poekel’s Christmas, Again, about a heartbroken Christmas-tree salesman; Rick Alverson’s Entertainment, a follow-up to The Comedy, about a broken-down comedian doing stand-up across the Mojave Desert and Kornél Mundruczó’s White God, winner of the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes about a dog’s journey back to its owner after being abandoned in the city.
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