New Directors/New Films 2005

Mar 24–Apr 3, 2005


Now in its 34th year, the renowned New Directors/New Films festival, presented jointly by The Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art, introduces New York audiences to the work of emerging or not-yet-established filmmakers from around the world, many of whom introduce their films. This year, the Festival takes place both at The Museum of Modern Art and at Lincoln Center, where the festival opens at Alice Tully Hall on March 23.

Please note: Tickets for MoMA screenings only are available at the lobby information desk and at the Film and Media desk. MoMA Members do not receive free admission to New Directors/New Films screenings. Ticketing information for other venues is available at

New Directors/New Films 2005 was organized by a selection committee comprising Mary Lea Bandy, Chief Curator, Laurence Kardish, Senior Curator, and Jytte Jensen, Curator, Department of Film and Media, The Museum of Modern Art; and Marian Masone, Associate Director of Programming, Joanna Ney, Producer, Special Projects, and Richard Peña, Program Director, The Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Sponsored by National Geographic Traveler and Audi. The festival is made possible through the generosity of the Julien J. Studley Foundation and the Irene Diamond Fund. Additional support is provided by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, HBO Films, and The Junior Associates of The Museum of Modern Art, and with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.


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