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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 filmmaker investigates the shooting of his brother.
Documentary follows wealthy Qatari sheikhs who moonlight as amateur falconers, with no expenses spared along the way.
A man faces losing custody of his son after the death of his wife.
A Brooklyn teen struggles with his sexuality.
A New Jersey kid dreams of making it as a rapper.
Intimate portrait of a North Philadelphia family.
Sexual repression and coming of age prove a dangerous mix for a small community.
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.
A woman sold into a loveless marriage develops a mind for murder after starting an affair.
New Directors/New Films Features
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