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The 49th edition of the New York festival celebrating new cinematic voices was postponed from its scheduled run from March 25 to April 5 due to the pandemic. It is running instead, from December 9 to 20 as a virtual edition.
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In an unusual experiment, a thousand 17-year-old boys from Texas join together to build a representative government from the ground up.
A Danish summer: A tunnel is being built to connect Denmark and Germany. An ethnologist comes to the island of Lolland to study its inhabitants and record their traditions and objects.
When a family becomes concerned about their mother’s well-being in a retirement home, private investigator Romulo hires Sergio, an 83-year-old man who becomes a new resident – and a mole inside the home, who struggles to balance his assignment with becoming increasingly involved in the lives of several residents.
Beatriz and Henrique fall in love and get married. He goes to sea while she raises their inquisitive children. The director brings her family's story to the screen.
David desperately tries to keep his family of six together during a separation from his wife. They both agree to see other people but David struggles to grapple with his wife’s new relationship.
Documentary considering the aftermath of a nightclub fire that exposed deep corruption in the Romanian healthcare system.
In a near-future war-torn Ukraine a man with PTSD takes a volunteer job exhuming the dead.
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
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Estonia's film showcase
Celebration of factual film
French Film Festival
UK wide celebration of Gallic film
London Korean Film Festival
The 15th edition includes digital screenings.