Meet the (New) Director: Tom Shoval, ‘Youth’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Tom Shoval, ‘Youth’

A North American premiere at this year's New Directors/New Films series, Tom Shoval's Youth received accolades at home in Israel where it won acting and editing awards as well as Best Israeli Feature at the Jerusalem Film Festival.

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Meet the (New) Director: Jennifer Kent, ‘The Babadook’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Jennifer Kent, ‘The Babadook’

Jennifer Kent started out as an aspiring actor/director. She later went on to act in various television series and movies in Australia and the U.S. Her feature directorial debut, The Babadook, will screen in New Directors/New Films.

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Meet the (New) Director: Jessica Oreck, ‘The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Jessica Oreck, ‘The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga’

At New Directors/New Films Saturday, the Walter Reade will host the debut of a hybrid. The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga is set in Eastern Europe, telling a story that mixes narrative and documentary elements including an animated tableaux.

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Meet the (New) Director:  Roberto Minervini, ‘Stop the Pounding Heart’ image

Meet the (New) Director:  Roberto Minervini, ‘Stop the Pounding Heart’

After screening at both Cannes and the Toronto International Film Festival, Roberto Minervini's Stop the Pounding Heart now plays New Directors/New Films this weekend. Despite his current success, Minervini didn't always think filmmaking was in his future...

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ND/NF: Character Acting, Or the Art of the Eccentric image

ND/NF: Character Acting, Or the Art of the Eccentric

More than good shtick: digging into the performances that give three New Directors/New Films selections some added flavor. Steven Mears reports.

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Meet the (New) Director: Justin Simien, ‘Dear White People’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Justin Simien, ‘Dear White People’

As Dear White People gets set to screen this weekend in New Directors/New Films, director Justin Simien looks back on his inspirations and goals in crafting this biting new satire.

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Meet the (New) Director: Alejandro Fernández Almendras, ‘To Kill a Man’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Alejandro Fernández Almendras, ‘To Kill a Man’

Chilean director Alejandro Fernández Almendras didn't always plan on having a career in filmmaking. On the eve of the New Directors/New Films premiere screening of To Kill a Man, Fernández Almendras shares with us his journey, including the many bumps in the road.

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Meet the (New) Director: Ana Lily Amirpour, ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Ana Lily Amirpour, ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’

Ana Lily Amirpour's A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night opens the 43rd New Directors/New Film series Wednesday night. She shares with FilmLinc Daily how loneliness motivated her to make her first feature, and her journey to the big screen.

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Meet the (New) Director: Benjamín Naishtat, ‘History of Fear’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Benjamín Naishtat, ‘History of Fear’

ND/NF filmmaker Benjamín Naishtat provides insight into his debut feature, History of Fear, which will have its North American premiere during the series that kicks off Wednesday.

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Win Tickets to ND/NF in Our Trailer Contest image

Win Tickets to ND/NF in Our Trailer Contest

New Directors/New Films starts in just two days and we're celebrating by giving away some tickets! The deadline to enter our ND/NF trailer contest is noon on Thursday, March 20.

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