New Directors/New Films 2022

Apr 20–May 1, 2022

MoMA

Happening. 2021. France. Directed by Audrey Diwan. Courtesy IFC Films
  • MoMA, Floor T2/T1 The Debra and Leon Black Family Film Center

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Celebrating its 51st edition, 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, Ryusuke Hamaguchi, 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.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 8, at noon ET. Tickets for FLC and MoMA members go on sale Tuesday, April 5, at noon ET. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit newdirectors.org.

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

New Directors/New Films is presented by Film at Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art.

Major support for Film at Lincoln Center is provided by the New Wave Membership Program and American Airlines, the official airline of Film at Lincoln Center. 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 the Office of the Governor 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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