Friday, February 24, 2006
35th New Directors/ New Films
The Last Farm will take part of the 35th New Directors/ New Films in The Museum of Modern Art NY (MoMA). The screenings for The Last Farm are the 25th of mars at 17:45 (MoMA) and the 26th of mars at 20:15 (WRT).
New Directors/New Films is one of the country’s premier showcases for the work of fresh and unsung international and American filmmakers. Over the course of more than three decades, the festival has introduced innovative works by talented directors from all over the world, many of whom have become major figures in world cinema, including Pedro Almodóvar, Héctor Babenco, Terence Davies, Atom Egoyan, Chen Kaige, Spike Lee, Richard Linklater, John Sayles, Steven Spielberg, and Wim Wenders, among many others.
During its 35-year history, New Directors/New Films has premiered scores of films that have gone on to enjoy great critical and popular success, including, most recently, Murderball, Kontroll, Darwin's Nightmare and Junebug from 2005's festival; The Story of the Weeping Camel, Dig!, Control Room, and Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…and Spring from 2004; Raising Victor Vargas, Respiro, Camp, and the Academy Award-nominated My Architect from 2003; Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner, Late Marriage, and Real Women Have Curves from 2002; Lift, Nine Queens, and L.I.E. from 2001; and Jesus’ Son, Ratcatcher, and Human Resources from 2000.
Films in the festival are selected by a six-person committee from the Department of Film and Media, The Museum of Modern Art (Mary Lea Bandy, Jytte Jensen, and Laurence Kardish) and The Film Society of Lincoln Center (Marian Masone, Joanna Ney, and Richard Peña.)
Posted by Smáfuglar / 2 Birds at 5:15 PM