New Directors/New Films

2021

Apr 28–May 13, 2021

Online

Radiograph of a Family. 2020. Norway/Iran/Switzerland. Directed by Firouzeh Khosrovani. Courtesy Taskovski Films

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Celebrating its 50th edition—presented both online and in theaters—the New Directors/New Films festival showcases a wide-ranging group of films by emerging directors working at the vanguard of cinema. Throughout its history, the festival has presented works by Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Kelly Reichardt, Pedro Almodóvar, Souleymane Cissé, Euzhan Palcy, Jia Zhangke, Spike Lee, Lynne Ramsay, Michael Haneke, Wong Kar Wai, Agnieszka Holland, Lino Brocka, Guillermo del Toro, Luca Guadagnino, and over a thousand others. 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 recognizing the continued vitality and promise of the medium.

For information about in-person screenings at Film at Lincoln Center, visit newdirectors.org.

Organized by La Frances Hui (Co-Chair, MoMA), Florence Almozini (Co-Chair, Film at Lincoln Center), Josh Siegel (MoMA), Rajendra Roy (MoMA), Brittany Shaw (MoMA), Dan Sullivan (Film at Lincoln Center), Tyler Wilson (Film at Lincoln Center), and Maddie Whittle (Film at Lincoln Center).

  • This film series is part of New Directors/New Films.
  • New Directors/New Films is presented by Film at Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art and is supported by Film at Lincoln Center’s New Wave Membership Program.

    Support for Film at Lincoln Center is provided by American Airlines and The New York Times. Additional funding is provided in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, and is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

    Film at MoMA is made possible by CHANEL. Additional support is provided by the Annual Film Fund. Leadership support for the Annual Film Fund is provided by Debra and Leon D. Black and by Steven Tisch, with major contributions from The Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art, Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, MoMA’s Wallis Annenberg Fund for Innovation in Contemporary Art through the Annenberg Foundation, the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP), The Junior Associates of The Museum of Modern Art, the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, Karen and Gary Winnick, and The Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston.

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