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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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NDNF Latest Reviews
Even in her job at a children’s day care centre, Anne prefers fun to actual work and often alienates those around her with her erratic behaviour.
Two retired women, who have been in a secret relationship for decades, find their relationship turned upside down when the truth begins to come out.
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
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Depp stays the eternal outsider Pirates star on Tim Burton, French connections and Hollywood
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
San Sebastian Film Festival
Spain's premier film festival
Deauville Festival of American Cinema
France's premier celebration of US film
Venice Film Festival
Premier Italian showcase of new films
The UK's premier horror film festival