NYC: New Directors/New Films starts next week (March 16-27)


The 45th edition of New Directors/New Films starts next week in New York City. New Directors/New Films showcases emerging filmmakers from around the world, and screens some of the most talked about films on the festival circuit.

This year’s opening night film is Babak Anvari’s acclaimed Iranian horror movie Under the Shadow, which played the most recent Sundance Film Festival and drew favorable comparisons to Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook.

Here’s a trailer for this year’s New Directors/New Films.

New Directors/New Films 2016 | Trailer

We’ll have reviews of some of the films screening at New Directors/NewFilms (including Under the Shadow) next week.

For tickets and more information about the movies screening at New Directors/New Films 2016, click here or visit

Hubert Vigilla
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