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!
The annual festival co-presented by MoMA and the Film Society is taking entries for its 42nd iteration - now with a couple of illustrious new faces on selection duties!
Two of this year's MacArthur fellows come from the ranks of New Directors/New Films, the President of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announces his departure, Pathé set to go digital with film catalog, and more in our FilmLinc Digest!
David France's scorching Act Up doc was one of the most popular and emotional screenings at this year's New Directors/New Films. Revisit our podcast interview with France and producer Howard Gertler from the Sundance Film Festival.
One of this year's film festival darlings finally arrives in theaters tomorrow! Before you see it, watch our discussion with the director, writer and crew following its screening as the surprise Closing Night film of this year's New Directors/New Films festival.
The 41st edition of New Directors/New Films came to a close last night with a surprise showing of "Beasts of the Southern Wild," the unlikely breakthrough film that was the hit of this year's Sundance Film Festival.