Wednesday, January 20, 2016

New Directors/New Films Highlights Festival Favorites, Including Sundance Debut 'The Fits'

Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Locarno, and Fantastic Fest titles lead the first wave of official selections for the 2016 edition of New Directors/New Films, presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art. Now in its 45th year, the festival has in recent years brought well-deserved attention to innovative works by the likes of Shane Carruth, Marielle Heller, Jennifer Kent, Joshua Oppenheimer, Sarah Polley, Dee Rees, and Justin Simien, among others. READ MORE: "Sundance Programmers Unveil, Discuss 2016 Competition, NEXT Lineups (EXCLUSIVE)"  The eight initial selections—with the rest of the festival's slate to be announced in February—include...

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