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New Directors/New Films Exclusive Trailer: Discover Cinema’s Most Exciting Up-and-Coming Voices in 2018

New Directors/New Films 2018 runs March 28 - April 8 in New York City.

MoMA and the Film Society of Lincoln Center are kicking off the 47th New Directors/New Films festival at the end of the month, and IndieWire is excited to premiere the exclusive trailer for this year’s edition. The annual festival spotlights the best films of the year made by first or second-time directors.

This year’s New Directors/New Films will open with Stephen Loveridge’s music documentary “Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.,” which premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival. RaMell Ross’ “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” is the closing night selection. New films by Khalik Allah, Gustav Möller, Helena Wittmann, and more are included in this year’s lineup.

New Directors/New Films 2018 runs March 28 – April 8. Watch the trailer and check out the full lineup below. Visit the festival’s official website to purchase tickets.

OPENING NIGHT
“Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.,” Stephen Loveridge

CLOSING NIGHT
“Hale County This Morning, This Evening,” RaMell Ross

“3/4, Ilian Metev
“Ava, Sadaf Foroughi
“Azougue Nazaré, Tiago Melo
“Black Mother,” Khalik Allah
“Closeness / Tesnota,” Kantemir Balagov
“Cocote,” Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias
“Djon África,” João Miller Guerra and Filipa Reis
“Drift,” Helena Wittmann
“An Elephant Sitting Still,” Hu Bo, China
“Good Manners / As Boas Maneiras,” Marco Dutra & Juliana Rojas
“The Great Buddha +,” Huang Hsin-yao
“The Guilty,” Gustav Möller
“Makala,” Emmanuel Gras
“Milla,” Valerie Massadian
“Nervous Translation,” Shireen Seno
“Notes on an Appearance,” Ricky D’Ambrose
“The Nothing Factory / A Fábrica de Nada,” Pedro Pinho, Portugal
“Our House / Watashitachi no ie,” Yui Kiyohara
“Scary Mother / Sashishi Deda,” Ana Urushadze
“Those Who Are Fine / Dene wos guet geit,” Cyril Schäublin
“Until the Birds Return / En attendant les hirondelles,” Karim Moussaoui
“A Violent Life / Une Vie Violente,” Thierry de Peretti
“Winter Brothers / Vinterbrødre,” Hlynur Pálmason

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