New Directors/New Films 2019 Critic's Notebook: Monos, Manta Ray, Bait
20 days ago - By Filmmaker Magazine
As it unveiled its 48th edition last week, New Directors/New Films-the annual collaboration between the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art-could justifiably tout itself as a fount of international cinematic discovery. Although most of its programming is cherry-picked from other major festivals, including Venice, Berlin and Sundance, its 12-day spree of screenings ushers a new wave of ascendent film talent into town for a Manhattan debut as spring likewise dawns in Gotham. Recent editions have continued to anoint bold breakthroughs, whether those of Ana Lily...
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