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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The Challenge
The Challenge
Documentary follows wealthy Qatari sheikhs who moonlight as amateur falconers, with no expenses spared along the way.
Menashe
Menashe
A man faces losing custody of his son after the death of his wife.
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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Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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