This year’s lineup for the 48th annual New Directors/New Films will introduce 24 features and 11 short films to New York audiences, with 15 films directed or co-directed by women.
NAME OF FILM: FAUSTO
DIRECTOR(S): Andrea Bussmann
STARRING: Victor Pueyo, Fernando Renjifo, Ziad Chakaroun
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Filmed on Mexico’s Oaxacan coast, Bussmann’s film introduces a host of Faustian characters whose interactions effectively exhume a history of colonization marked by magic and oppression alike.
The Favourite leads in the Vancouver Film Critics Circle’s international section with six nominations and Katherine Jerkovic’s Roads in February leads all films in the Canadian section with six nominations.
The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled the 18th edition of it’s Wavelengths program showing adventurous and carefully curated lineup of shorts and feature films from around the world.
The 2018 edition of the Locarno Festival ended with A Land Imagined by director Yeo Siew Hua being crowned the winner of the Golden Lepoard for Best Film.
The Toronto International Film Festival added another 19 Canadian titles to the Festival’s 2018 lineup.
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