Film Guide 2019


EARTH “Erde”

2019 Air, Land & Sea | feature documentary | 115 min New York Premiere With his eighth feature film in the last decade, prolific Austrian documentarian Nikolaus Geyrhalter examines the tremendous impacts of human activity in the era of the Anthropocene—looking at sev …

Directed by Nikolaus Geyrhalter

THE HUMAN FACTOR

2019 Conflict & Resolution | feature documentary | 108 min East Coast Premiere The intricacies of the volatile Palestinian-Israeli peace talks are deftly explored in Academy Award-nominated director Dror Moreh’s (THE GATEKEEPERS) latest documentary. With unprecedented access …

Directed by Dror Moreh

KIFARU

2019 Compassion, Justice & Animal Rights | feature documentary | 81 min New York Premiere Through the eyes of two new recruits joining the team of caretakers at Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy, KIFARU explores the often brutal and painstaking process of protecting and caring for Sudan, t …

Directed by David Hambridge

OVERSEAS

2019 Documentary Competition | feature documentary | 90 min New York Premiere • WINNER: Best Documentary Feature Director Sung-a Yoon receives a $3,000 cash prize as well as a film production package of in-kind goods and services, with a total value of over $25,000. In one …

Directed by Sung-a Yoon

VARDA BY AGNÈS

2019 World Cinema Documentary | feature documentary | 120 min For her final film, the late Agnès Varda leaves us with a playful, profound, and personal summation of the extraordinary career that earned her the title of godmother of the French New Wave. With h …

Directed by Agnès Varda