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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Those Who Are Fine
Those Who Are Fine
A call centre worker begins to work a scam on the elderly.
An Elephant Sitting Still
An Elephant Sitting Still
The lives of four people cross over the course of a day in China.
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
An exploration of coming-of-age in the Black Belt of the American South.
The Guilty
The Guilty
After he takes a call from a woman in a desperate situation, an emergency operator feels unable to let go.
Ava
Ava
A youngster in Iran begins to rebel.
Milla
Milla
Meditation on young motherhood and the vagaries of growing up.
Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.
Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.
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.
3/4
3/4
The lives of a father and his two children.
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