Steven Spielberg, Chantal Akerman, Richard Linklater, Wong Kar-wai, Kelly Reichert, and Pedro Almodóvar are just a few of the filmmakers that have segued to major success after debuting their early work at New Directors/New Films. We take a look back at the history of the festival as the 42nd edition gets underway.
Check out the infectious new trailer for the 2013 edition of our annual showcase of emerging filmmaking talent!
We're so excited about the New Directors/New Films lineup and beautiful new website that we're feeling generous! Identify as many films as you can by March 10 to win two tickets to Blue Caprice and afterparty, plus a five-film ND/NF package!
Alexandre Moors's Blue Caprice and Penny Lane's Our Nixon will bookend the showcase of emerging filmmakers taking place March 20 - 31. New Director/New Films is presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art.
Check out the first seven films slated for the 42nd New Directors/New Films Festival, including new work by Sarah Polley and Shane Carruth, a Bulgarian feature (the first one at the festival in 35 years), and more!
Today we highlight what's sure to be remembered as the breakout indie film of 2012. Benh Zeitlin's debut feature premiered at Sundance, was the surprise Closing Night screening at New Directors/New Films, and took home prizes at Cannes, London, the Gothams, and many more.
Even though it came out it June, don't forget about Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi's topical doc about conflict in the Israeli-occupied territories, which won awards at Sundance, had its New York premiere at New Directors/New Films, and is shortlisted for the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.
Today's FilmLinc Digest offers recent "best of" picks from critics associations in New York, Boston and Los Angeles, some exciting news about a ND/NF alum, and much more!