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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.
View previous years coverage of the New Directors/New Films festival:
NDNF Latest Reviews
A man faces losing custody of his son after the death of his wife.
A Brooklyn teen struggles with his sexuality.
A New Jersey kid dreams of making it as a rapper.
Intimate portrait of a North Philadelphia family.
Sexual repression and coming of age prove a dangerous mix for a small community.
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.
A woman sold into a loveless marriage develops a mind for murder after starting an affair.
New Directors/New Films Features
Venice 2015: The state of independents Looking For Grace, The Daughter, Equals, The Childhood Of A Leader
Venice 2015: Peak viewing Reports on Everest, Black Mass, Spotlight and The Danish Girl.
Moving on up Anna Rose Holmer on adolescence, gender identity and self-determination in The Fits.
Scaling the heights with Everest Deauville opening night premiere
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