The Wound The Wound

The 46th edition of the New York festival celebrating new cinematic voices will run from March 15 to 26. It will open with Patti Cake$, starring Sundance breakout star Danielle Macdonald, feature gay coming-of-age drama Beach Rats as its centrepiece gala and close with Person to Person.

In addition to the feature film slate, there are two short film programmes.

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Beach Rats
Beach Rats
A Brooklyn teen struggles with his sexuality.
Patti Cake$
Patti Cake$
A New Jersey kid dreams of making it as a rapper.
Quest
Quest
Intimate portrait of a North Philadelphia family.
The Wound
The Wound
Sexual repression and coming of age prove a dangerous mix for a small community.
The Giant
The Giant
Rikard is a 30-year-old man, severely deformed and suffering from autism, haunted by the loss of his mother. From time to time, he escapes from reality into an imaginary world where he is a 50m tall giant.
Lady Macbeth
Lady Macbeth
A woman sold into a loveless marriage develops a mind for murder after starting an affair.

New Directors/New Films Features

Portrait of a Lady
William Oldroyd on austerity and colour-blind casting in his debut Lady Macbeth.
Making The Wound
John Trengove talks about the challenges of his coming-of-age drama.
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