New Directors/New Films 2010

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Quadrangle Quadrangle
Quadrangle and Rob And Valentyna In Scotland
The Bizarre Friends of Ricardinho (Amigos Bizarros do Ricardinho) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2009; Director: Augusto Canani; Writer: Augusto Canani; Stars: Ricardo Lilja)
In the midst of corporate oppression, a worker passively fights back with stories from home.
Screening with Frontier Blues
Break A Leg (Country: Canada; Year: 2009; Director: Jesse Shamata; Writer: Jesse Shamata; Stars: Chuck Shamata, Gage Munroe, Conrad Bergschneider, Steve Coombes, Anna Starnino, Janet Kompare-Fritz)
A hit-man meets his mark for breakfast.
Screening with Down Terrace
Catafalque (Country: Austria; Year: 2010; Director: Christoph Rainer; Stars: Thomas Mraz, Sam Baumueller, Doris Baumueller, Vito Baumueller)
Boundaries become blurred for two boys locked in a basement.
Screening with Amer
Felicita (Country: Georgia; Year: 2009; Director: Salome Aleksi; Writer: Zaira Arsenishvili; Stars: Nino Kasradze), Official Site
A woman participates in her husband's funeral... via mobile phone.
Screening with Every Day Is A Holiday
Logorama (Year: 2009; Director: François Alaux, Herve de Crecy, Ludovic Houplain; Writer: François Alaux, Herve de Crecy, Ludovic Houplain; Stars: Bob Stephenson, Sherman Augustus, Aja Evans, Joel Michaely, Matt Winston, Andrew Kevin Walker, David Fincher)
Oscar-nominated short composed almost entirely of logos.
Screening with The Happiest Girl In The World
Looking At Animals (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Marc Turtletaub; Writer: Marc Turtletaub; Stars: Troy Bishop, Will Patton, BJ Wallace, Leyna Weber, Robin Weigert)
A retired wild animal photographer finds a new hobby... observing his neighbours.
Screening with 3 Backyards
Quadrangle (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Amy Grappell)
Two couples recount their complex sexual and romantic involvement.
Screening with Dogtooth
Rob And Valentyna In Scotland (Rob & Valentyna In Scotland) (Country: US, UK; Year: 2010; Director: Eric Lynne; Writer: Eric Lynne, Robert Chester Smith; Stars: Kimi Reichenberg, Robert Chester Smith, Laura Main, Thorston Manderlay, Sam Sneade), Official Site
Two cousins have an odd-couple adventure.
Screening with Hunting & Sons
Slate (Country: US, Spain; Year: 2010; Director: Carmen Vidal)
A film editor working late finds himself mysteriously drawn to the raw footage he is cutting.
Screening with Beautiful Darling: The Life And Times Of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol Superstar
Snow Hides The Shade Of Fig Trees (La neige cache l'ombre des figuiers) (Country: Canada; Year: 2009; Director: Samer Najari; Writer: Samer Najari; Stars: Aliocha Schneider, Mohsen El Gharbi, Juan Hernandez, Heylin Darwich, Nelson Bolivar, Nedjim Bouizzoul)
Six migrants share nostalgia for their various homelands.
Screening with The Last Train Home
Suha (Country: Canada; Year: 2009; Director: Robby Reis)
Document of a young female graffiti artist in the male-dominated tagging world of Montreal.
Screening with The Man Next Door
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