Meet the (New) Director: Lukas Valenta Rinner, ‘Parabellum’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Lukas Valenta Rinner, ‘Parabellum’

Austrian director Lukas Valenta Rinner makes his North American debut at New Directors/New Films with his first feature, Parabellum, which was nominated for the International Debut Award at the Göteborg Film Festival. The enigmatic film tells the story of a Buenos Aires office worker joining a bizarre group on a secluded retreat to prepare for the apocalypse.

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Filmmaker in Residence Lisandro Alonso’s ‘Jauja’ Opened Friday image

Filmmaker in Residence Lisandro Alonso’s ‘Jauja’ Opened Friday

FilmLinc spoke with Argentine filmmaker Lisandro Alonso last summer shortly after he was named the Film Society's second Filmmaker In Residence. His latest movie, Jauja, which screened at NYFF52, began its theatrical run at the Film Society yesterday.

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Meet the (New) Director: Bill and Turner Ross, ‘Western’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Bill and Turner Ross, ‘Western’

Bill and Turner Ross’s New Directors/New Films documentary Western follows the real-life John Waynes that live and die on the U.S.-Mexican border. Winner of the Special Jury Prize at Sundance and nominated for the Grand Jury Prize, Western is the third nonfiction feature by the brother filmmaking team.

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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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