Film Movement is a North American distributor of award-winning independent and foreign films based in New York City. It has released more than 300 feature films and shorts…
Film Movement Filmography
CHILDREN OF THE MIST Shortlisted for 95th Oscars The Academy
Return to Dust Review – Paean to the Simple Life The Guardian
‘Faith’ Review: Training to Fight Demons at a Monastery The New York Times
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SO good it’s literally a New Zealand safdie movie. Plus don’t mean to brag but my brother is an extra
"Diễm’s fly-on-the-wall approach allows her to capture heart-wrenching moments, such as when Vang’s family comes to take Di with them forcibly. As the girl is dragged, kicking and screaming, she calls out to Diễm for help. And yet the documentarian does not interfere, although we briefly glimpse her pained expression as the camera tussles in the commotion. This sequence leaves the viewer questioning their culpability in observing these intimate moments in Di’s life without any recourse for their own inaction."
[Full review at RogerEbert.com]
The feature debut of Greek filmmaker Jacqueline Lentzou confirms the bold formal experimentation and naked emotional interiority promised by her acclaimed shorts such as The End of Suffering (A Proposal). Sofia Kokkali—the star of Lentzou’s previous two works—brings her remarkable physicality to the role of Artemis, a twentysomething who tentatively reunites with her estranged father, Paris (Lazaros Georgakopoulos), after he is diagnosed with a debilitating illness. Instead of traversing familiar dramatic terrain with standard psychological realism, Lentzou relies largely on…
Sônia Braga skyrocketed from Brazilian soap star to national deity following the release of Bruno Barreto’s DONA FLOR AND HER TWO HUSBANDS, a sensual and darkly comedic tale of female desire and liberation.
Now showing here.
This poignant and comic story traces the coming-of-age of two Jewish teenage girls—one white and straight, and the other Black and queer. Set in Rochester, NY, the film begins at the funeral service of their former Hebrew school classmate who suddenly commits suicide. A complicated romance unexpectedly arises as the best friends navigate their feelings about this tragedy and themselves, and try to make sense of their teacher’s well-meaning but misguided advice about grieving.
Now playing in our Virtual Cinema until 1/17 as part of the 2021 New York Jewish Film Festival.