New York Film Festival 2018

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

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Diamantino Diamantino
Diamantino and Roi Soleil
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.

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

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