New York Film Festival 2018

In addition to the features below, there will be a series of short programmes.

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Roi Soleil Roi Soleil
Roi Soleil and Diamantino
11 x 14 (Country: US, Canada; Year: 1977; Director: James Benning; Writer: James Benning; Stars: Serafina Bathrick, Ted Brady, Barbara Frankel, Rick Goodwin, Bette Gordon, Michael S O'Brien)
Avant garde film composed of single-shot sequences.
Classical Period (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Ted Fendt; Writer: Ted Fendt; Stars: Calvin Engime, Evelyn Emile, Sam Ritterman, Christopher Stump, Michael Carwile, Calvin Engime, Evelyn Emile, Sam Ritterman, Christopher Stump, Michael Carwile)
A group of young intellectuals partake in playful rounds of academic sparring.
Diamantino (Tristes Monroes) (Country: Portugal; Year: 2017; Director: Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt; Writer: Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt; Stars: Joana Barrios, Abílio Bejinha, Chico Chapas)
Diamantino was once the greatest football player in Portugal. Now, in the middle of the worst crisis of his life, he decides to fill his void by adopting a refugee boy.
The Grand Bizarre (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Jodie Mack)
Filmed over five years and in as many countries, this all-analogue travelogue finds thousands of textiles and printed designs dancing across locations from Mexico to Morocco to India.
Roi Soleil (Director: Albert Serra)
Documentation of the Sun King’s final breaths. A filmed performance of an installation.
The Grand Bizarre The Grand Bizarre
The Grand Bizarre and Your Face
Second Time Around (Segunda Vez) (Country: Belgium, Norway; Year: 2018; Director: Dora García)
Cinema as a historical intervention.
Your Face (Ni De Lian) (Country: Taiwan; Year: 2018; Director: Tsai Ming-liang)
Digital experiment considering the human face.

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