New Directors/New Films filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer's discusses The Act of Killing, an important and inventive documentary that dramatically tells the story of a 20th century genocide in Indonesia of which few around the world are aware.
Ahead of the Opening Night screening of his debut feature at the 42nd New Directors/New Films festival, FilmLinc Daily spoke with Moors about the disturbing events that lead two people to go on a real-life rampage around the U.S. capital 10 years ago.
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!