New York Film Festival 2020

In addition to the features listed below are a number of sub-70 minute shorts.

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There Are Not Thirty-Six Ways Of Showing A Man Getting On A Horse There Are Not Thirty-Six Ways Of Showing A Man Getting On A Horse
There Are Not Thirty-Six Ways Of Showing A Man Getting On A Horse and The Inheritance
Fauna (Country: Mexico, Canada; Year: 2020; Director: Nicolás Pereda; Stars: Gabino Rodríguez, Luisa Pardo, Francisco Barreiro, Teresa Sánchez, José Rodríguez López, Mariana Villegas, Fernando Álvarez Rebeil, Gabino Rodríguez, Luisa Pardo, Francisco Barreiro, Teresa Sánchez, José Rodríguez López, Mariana Villegas, Fernando Álvarez Rebeil)
A young television actress who joins her estranged brother and new boyfriend to visit her family at her parents’ rustic home in the Mexican countryside, sparking a culture clash.
Her Name Was Europa (Country: Germany; Year: 2020; Director: Anja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy)
Exploring the modern attempt to resurrect aurochs - the wild ancestor of modern cattle.
The Inheritance (Country: US, Ukraine; Year: 2020; Director: Chad Barager, Kevin Speckmaier; Writer: Chad Barager, Kevin Speckmaier; Stars: Andrea Stefancikova, Natalia Ryumina, Nick Wittman, Yaroslav Poverlo, Valeria Dymova, Vladimir Barabanov, Larisa Bokovenko, Yuriy Efimenko, Yuriy Dyak, Daniella Podolskaya, Larisa Deryugina, Vova Barabanov, Volodymyr Didenko, Yulia Brahina, Artem Bilyaze)
Drama about a community of young people who have come together to form a collective of Black artists and activists.
The Last City (Die Letzte Stadt) (Country: Germany; Year: 2020; Director: Heinz Emigholz; Writer: Heinz Emigholz; Stars: John Erdman, Dorothy Ko, Jonathan Perel, Susanne Sachße, Young Sun Han, Laurean Wagner, John Erdman, Dorothy Ko, Jonathan Perel, Susanne Sachße, Young Sun Han, Laurean Wagner)
In Be’er Sheva, Berlin, Athens, Hong Kong and São Paolo, Heinz Emigholz stages a series of provocative and unforgettable encounters that deal with social taboos that have become obsolete, generational conflicts, war guilt and cosmologies.
The Lobby (Country: Germany, Argentina; Year: 2020; Director: Heinz Emigholz)
A man holds court in the lobbies of various apartment buildings in Buenos Aires and expounds with measured disgust on death, consciousness, and the state of contemporary human relations.
Her Name Was Europa Her Name Was Europa
Her Name Was Europa and Fauna
My Mexican Bretzel (Country: Spain; Year: 2019; Director: Nuria Giménez; Writer: Nuria Giménez)
Uses onscreen subtitles, taken from the diaries of one Vivian Barrett, to accompany and narrate silent images of her life with her husband Léon, a Second World War pilot who damaged his hearing in a plane accident.
Ouvertures (Country: France, Haiti, UK; Year: 2019; Director: Louis Henderson, Olivier Marboeuf)
Experimental film reflects on the legacy of Haitian revolutionary Toussaint L’Ouverture through the work of a collective who are translating a play.
Slow Machine (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Joe Denardo, Paul Felten; Writer: Paul Felten; Stars: Nicholas Armas, Claire Brownell, Milton Carter, Knieper Clemens, Catherine Cohen, Eleanor Friedberger, Matthew Gustafson, Stephanie Hayes, Carrie Keith, Will Lawrence, Gabe Maxson, Ruby Maxson, Jim McHugh, Christian Parenti, Lily Pickett)
An actress' intimate relationship with a shadowy NYPD-affiliated operative ends abruptly and disastrously, leading her to hide out in a country house otherwise occupied by a band preparing their new record.
There Are Not Thirty-Six Ways Of Showing A Man Getting On A Horse (Country: Argentina; Year: 2020; Director: Nicolás Zukerfeld; Writer: Malena Solarz, Nicolás Zukerfeld)
A tribute to Raoul Walsh and an essayistic consideration of cinema.
The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin) (Werke und Tage (der Tayoko Shiojiri im Shiotanibecken)) (Country: US, Sweden, Japan, UK; Year: 2020; Director: CW Winter, Anders Edström; Stars: Tayoko Shiojiri, Hiroharu Shikata, Ryo Kase, Mai Edström, Kaoru Iwahana)
Portrait of the work and non-work of a farmer in a village in the mountains of Kyoto Prefecture.
Ouvertures Ouvertures
Ouvertures and Slow Machine
The Year Of Discovery (Country: Spain, Switzerland; Year: 2020; Director: Luis López Carrasco; Writer: Raúl Liarte, Luis López Carrasco)
Shot on Hi-8 videotape entirely within a smoky Spanish snack bar in the city of Cartagena in Murcia—with occasional interruptions from the archive in the form of propagandistic news bulletins and exuberant TV commercials—Luis López Carrasco’s second feature excavates the forgotten histories of 1992.
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