For the 18th consecutive year, Filmmaker Magazine has announced its 25 New Faces of Independent Film. Perhaps the indie-film stalwart’s signature feature, 25 New Faces has included the likes of Hilary Swank (1999), Ryan Gosling (2001), Andrew Bujalski (2003), So Yong Kim (2006), Benh Zeitlin (2008) and Ana Lily Amirpour (2014) in the past, among many others. Leading the class of 2016 are Sasha Lane of “American Honey” and Macon Blair of “Blue Ruin” and “Green Room,” who’s currently at work on his untitled directorial debut. Find the full list below.
Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan
Livia Ungur and Sherng-Lee Huang
T.W. Pittman and Kelly Daniela Norris
Jess dela Merced
Damon Davis and Sabaah Folayan
Nadia P. Manzoor and Radhika Vaz
James N. Kienitz Wilkins
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Destini Riley and Nicholas Pilarski
For more on the feature itself all 25 new members, visit Filmmaker.