NDNF will open with Under The Shadow NDNF will open with Under The Shadow

The 45th edition of the New York festival celebrating new voices in the world of film will run from March 16 to 27. It will open with Under The Shadow.

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Behemoth
Behemoth
Everyday life in a Mongolian community turns into a Dantesque journey. Documentary.
Kill Me Please
Kill Me Please
After an encounter with death a teenager will do anything to make sure she's alive.
Lost And Beautiful
Lost And Beautiful
Documentary and fiction blend in a tale of ancient palaces, devoted shepherds and a young calf contemplating his fate.
Happy Hour
Happy Hour
The lives of three married friends are turned upside down when their friend, just divorced, disappears. Are they really living the lives they want?
Cameraperson
Cameraperson
Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson documents her career working with filmmakers.
Kaili Blues
Kaili Blues
An ex-con doctor embarks on a mystical quest after his nephew vanishes.
Neither Heaven Nor Earth
Neither Heaven Nor Earth
French soldiers in Afghanistan are faced with unexpected circumstances.
Weiner
Weiner
Documentary about mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner.
Neon Bull
Neon Bull
Story of a bull handler who dreams of a career in the world of fashion.
Under The Shadow
Under The Shadow
A mum and daughter in fear of war find they are being stalked in their home by a malevolent djinn.
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New Directors/New Films Features

Framing the shot
Kirsten Johnson on Cameraperson and the importance of contradictions.
Vanishing point
Clément Cogitore on war, myths, disappearances and Neither Heaven Nor Earth
Terror in Tehran
Babak Anvari talks about inspiration, the djinn myth and the trouble with dolls in Under The Shadow.
Noting the difference
Composers Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans talk about Christine, Frank & Lola and The Fits.
Beefing up reality
Gabriel Mascaro on the mixture of the surreal and the actual in Neon Bull.
Moving on up
Anna Rose Holmer on adolescence, gender identity and self-determination in The Fits.
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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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