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.

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Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.
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.
The lives of a father and his two children.
A young peasant makes a difficult journey in the hope of creating a better life for his loved ones.
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

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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