The 47th edition of the New York festival celebrating new cinematic voices will run from March 28 to April 8. This year it will open and close with two documentaries - Matangi/Maya/M.I.A., directed by Stephen Loveridge and RaMell Ross' Hale County This Morning, This Evening. In addition to the feature line-up there are two programmes of shorts.

View Complete Schedule

View previous years coverage of the New Directors/New Films festival:

Box office and information

NDNF Latest Reviews

Winter Brothers
Winter Brothers
Two brothers embark on a violent feud with another family.
Until The Birds Return
Until The Birds Return
Algeria today. Past and present collide in the lives of a newly wealthy property developer, a young woman torn between the path of reason and sentiment and a neurologist whose past catches up with him.
3/4
3/4
The lives of a father and his two children.
Makala
Makala
A young peasant makes a difficult journey in the hope of creating a better life for his loved ones.
Closeness
Closeness
A family struggle to raise the ransom after a kidnapping.

New Directors/New Films Features

Creating Closeness
Director Kantemir Balagov on framing and reality in his Russian drama
News

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.

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Tribeca Film Festival
Young festival celebrating new voices in New York

Istanbul Film Festival
Turkey's premier film festival

New Directors/New Films
Celebration of new cinematic voices in New York

Flare
The London LGBTQ Film Festival

Glasgow Short Film Festival
Scotland's premier celebration of short film returns

In the Archive


Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2015.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.