Art of the Real: Camila José Donoso, ‘Naomi Campbel’ image

Art of the Real: Camila José Donoso, ‘Naomi Campbel’

Camila José Donoso and Nicolás Videla's drama Naomi Cambel takes a look at a transsexual woman in her mid-thirties who works as a spiritual guide and a tarot-card reader. The film screens Tuesday night at the Film Society as part of Art of the Real.

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Art of the Real: Elisabeth Subrin on ‘Shulie,’ ‘Lost Tribes and Promised Lands,’ and ‘Sweet Ruin’ image

Art of the Real: Elisabeth Subrin on ‘Shulie,’ ‘Lost Tribes and Promised Lands,’ and ‘Sweet Ruin’

The Elisabeth Subrin Program, taking place Saturday, April 11 as part of the 2nd Art of the Real series at the Film Society (April 10-26), features several works, including the re-release of Shulie. Subrin gives FilmLinc some insight into her work...

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Art of the Real: ‘Take What You Can Carry’ Director Matt Porterfield image

Art of the Real: ‘Take What You Can Carry’ Director Matt Porterfield

Matt Porterfield's Take What You Can Carry is one of a trio of shorts that opened the 2nd Art of the Real series, taking place April 10-26 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The film is a delicate portrait of a young American woman in Berlin attempting to reconcile her need for a stable sense of identity with her itinerant lifestyle.

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Frédéric Tcheng on the Eight-Week Odyssey Filming ‘Dior and I’ image

Frédéric Tcheng on the Eight-Week Odyssey Filming ‘Dior and I’

Dior and I, which opens at the Film Society this weekend, chronicles the Herculean task of creating a haute couture line for the House of Christian Dior in just eight weeks. Director Frédéric Tcheng captures the drama which is spearheaded by the media shy Raf Simons, the label's newly appointed lead designer.

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Meet the (New) Director: Rick Alverson, ‘Entertainment’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Rick Alverson, ‘Entertainment’

Rick Alverson’s black comedy Entertainment screens as the Closing Night selection of the 44th New Director/New Films this Sunday, March 29. Alverson discusses how growing up as an introvert left him with a fascination for how people communicate.

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Meet the (New) Director: Stevan Riley, ‘Listen to Me Marlon’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Stevan Riley, ‘Listen to Me Marlon’

Following its buzzed-about premiere at Sundance, Listen to Me Marlon, Stevan Riley’s intimate portrait of legendary actor Marlon Brando, screens as part of the 44th New Directors/New Films, which continues through Sunday.

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Meet the (New) Director: Salomé Alexi, ‘Line of Credit’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Salomé Alexi, ‘Line of Credit’

Salomé Alexi’s feature-film debut, Line of Credit, is a gently humorous story about an indebted shopkeeper trying to stay afloat. In her comments about the feature, screening in the 44th New Directors/New Films, Alexi talks finding inspiration in painting, and the trials of adapting to capitalism in a Soviet society.

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Meet the (New) Director: Chaitanya Tamhane, ‘Court’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Chaitanya Tamhane, ‘Court’

Chaitanya Tamhane weaves a tale of injustice in his debut film, Court, which follows the trial of a folk singer accused of assisting a suicide. In his comments to FilmLinc, Tamhane talks about creating a new kind of courtroom drama and filming up to 60 takes per scene. Court screens in New Directors/New Films, which continues through Sunday.

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Meet the (New) Director: Benjamin Crotty, ‘Fort Buchanan’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Benjamin Crotty, ‘Fort Buchanan’

Actor/writer/director Benjamin Crotty makes his feature directorial debut with Fort Buchanan, a tragicomic portrait of a man stranded at a remote military post while his husband carries out a mission in Djibouti. The film screens on Wednesday, March 25 and Sunday, March 29 at the 44th New Directors/New Films, which continues through March 29.

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Meet the (New) Director: Charles Poekel, ‘Christmas, Again’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Charles Poekel, ‘Christmas, Again’

The 44th annual New Directors/New Films is filled with brave, emerging voices, and director Charles Poekel’s will be among them. In his comments to FilmLinc about his bittersweet romance Christmas, Again, Poekel gives his thoughts on finding love in the tree stand.

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