New Directors/New Films 2019

March 27–April 7, 2019

MoMA

Now in its 48th edition, the New Directors/New Films festival is New York’s premier showcase for the work of emerging filmmakers from around the world. The list of directors who have shown films at New Directors/New Films over the last near half-century includes such artists as Pedro Almodóvar, Chantal Akerman, Andrea Arnold, Luca Guadagnino, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Kirsten Johnson, Terence Nance, Christopher Nolan, Laura Poitras, Spike Lee, Sarah Polley, Kelly Reichardt, Guillermo del Toro, Joachim Trier, and Denis Villeneuve. Any of the filmmakers in this year’s lineup have the potential to be as important to the art of cinema as these. Join us in celebrating the continued vitality and promise of the medium.

Tickets for MoMA and Film Society members go on sale March 4, and tickets for the general public go on sale March 8. For more information and screening details, visit newdirectors.org.

New Directors/New Films is presented by The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center and is supported by Film Society’s New Wave, The New York Times, American Airlines, Shutterstock, and Hudson Hotel.

Additional funding is provided by The Museum of Modern Art's Annual Film Fund. Leadership support for the Annual Film Fund is provided by the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation and Steven Tisch, with major contributions from Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP), Yuval Brisker Charitable Foundation, The Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston, Marlene Hess and James D. Zirin, Karen and Gary Winnick, and The Junior Associates of The Museum of Modern Art.

Additional support for the Film Society of Lincoln Center is provided in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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