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The Lost City of Z screened this past weekend as the closing night film of the 54th New York Film Festival. Amazon Studios and Bleecker Street will release the film theatrically this April. Follow our coverage of NYFF 2016 here. "It's about the search for the sublime." That's how New York Film Festival programmer Kent Jones described the colonial-era jungle adventure The Lost City of Z, writer-director James Gray's latest film (very much a film,...
I Had Nowhere to Go plays October 13 and 14 as part of the Explorations section of the 54th New York Film Festival. The film is currently without US distribution (but will surely resurface at Anthology Film Archives). Follow our coverage of NYFF 2016 here. To get it out of the way: I Had Nowhere to Go is a 108-minute film directed by video artist Douglas Gordon, consisting visually consisting of roughly 80% black screen,...
The Ornithologist screens October 12 and 13 as part of the Explorations program within the 54th New York Film Festival. Strand Releasing has recently acquired the US rights to the film. Follow our coverage of NYFF 2016 here. A guide to recognizing your sainthood: João Pedro Rodrigues's The Ornithologist. Starring French actor Paul Hamy as a taciturn birdwatcher named Fernando who treats himself to a camping trip gone hideously wrong, the Portuguese auteur’s latest is...
20th Century Women played October 8 as the centerpiece of the 54th New York Film Festival. A24 will release the film theatrically beginning Christmas day. Follow our coverage of NYFF 2016 here. The central conceit of 20th Century Women is half slice of life, half sitcom misunderstanding. Single mom Dorothea (Annette Bening), a little on the older side to be raising her fifteen-year-old son Jamie (Lucas Jade Zumann), at least for 1979, is concerned that...

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