Meet the (New) Director: Darhad Erdenibulag + Emyr ap Richard, ‘K’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Darhad Erdenibulag + Emyr ap Richard, ‘K’

The 44th New Directors/New Films rolls into the weekend presenting innovative films to audiences at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art. The North American premiere of Darhad Erdenibulag and Emyr ap Richard's K, a new take on a Franz Kafka's The Castle, is among the weekend's offerings.

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Meet the (New) Director: Stéphane Lafleur, ‘Tu dors Nicole’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Stéphane Lafleur, ‘Tu dors Nicole’

Stéphane Lafleur’s second narrative feature, the whimsical coming-of-age comedy Tu dors Nicole, screens this weekend at the 44th New Director/New Films. Lafleur tells us about finding inspiration for his tender portrayal of young people struggling toward adulthood.

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Meet the (New) Director: Naji Abu Nowar, ‘Theeb’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Naji Abu Nowar, ‘Theeb’

Naji Abu Nowar received the Best Director prize in the Horizons section of the 2014 Venice Film Festival for his feature debut, Theeb, which is having its New York premiere in the 44th New Directors/New Films. The epic coming-of-age story is set in the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I.

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Meet the (New) Director: Shim Sung-bo ‘Haemoo’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Shim Sung-bo ‘Haemoo’

On Friday and Saturday, the 44th New Directors/New Films series (March 18-29) will showcase South Korean newcomer Shim Sung-bo's crime drama Haemoo. Shim talks respect for his actors and the struggles of filming on a ship in his comments to FilmLinc.

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Meet the (New) Director: Britni West, ‘Tired Moonlight’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Britni West, ‘Tired Moonlight’

New Directors/New Films filmmaker Britni West shares insight on her soulful directorial debut, Tired Moonlight. The Slamdance Jury Award winner continues to beguile audiences with its honest depiction of the bond between a mother and daughter in small-town Montana.

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Meet the (New) Director: Bas Devos, ‘Violet’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Bas Devos, ‘Violet’

Flemish filmmaker Bas Devos’s debut feature has received worldwide acclaim leading up to its inclusion in the 44th New Directors/New Films festival (March 18-29). Violet tells the harrowing story of a teenager grappling with the senseless murder of his friend.

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Meet the (New) Director: Marielle Heller, ‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Marielle Heller, ‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl’

The 44th New Directors/New Films opens Wednesday with the Sundance hit The Diary of a Teenage Girl. Based on the critically acclaimed illustrated novel by Phoebe Gloeckner, Marielle Heller's directorial debut looks at the darker side of growing up, from the perspective of a teenage girl who is smart, sexual, and caught up in the throes of adolescence.

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Film Society and MoMA Programmers Talk New Directors/New Films Lineup image

Film Society and MoMA Programmers Talk New Directors/New Films Lineup

The complete lineup for New Directors/New Films is out. The 44th edition of the annual festival organized by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Film Society of Lincoln Center includes 26 international features and 16 short films.

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Full Lineup Announced for 44th New Directors/New Films image

Full Lineup Announced for 44th New Directors/New Films

Marielle Heller's Sundance hit The Diary of a Teenage Girl will open the annual festival on March 18. New Directors/New Films is a co-presentation of the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art.

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Initial 9 Titles Set for 44th New Directors/New Films Festival image

Initial 9 Titles Set for 44th New Directors/New Films Festival

The first nine selections of the 44th New Directors/New Films (ND/NF) were unveiled today by the Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The festival, taking place March 18-29, is dedicated to the "discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent."

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