The Macedonian Film Fund in association with International Film Circuit announced that it will present the first Macedonian Film Festival in New York City, from November 20th through November 23rd at The Village East Cinema. The festival will screen Teona Strugar Mitevska's "I Am From Titov Veles" as the opening night film, while other screenings include Milcho Manchevski's "Before The Rain," Sergej Stanojkovski's "Kontakt," Ivo Trajkov's "The Great Water," Darko Mitrevski's "Bal-Can-Can," Milcho Manchevski's "Dust," Stole Popov's "Happy New Year," Kiril Cenevski's "Black Seed" and Igor Ivanov's "Upside Down." Several directors of the ten films featured in The Macedonian Film Festival will attend the public screenings of their films for Q&As. For the complete schedule of screening times, please visit this website. [Peter Knegt]