Film Guide 2020

Section
Narrative Competition

Discover thrilling new talent in our prestigious competition section. Each year, the Competition Awards honor emerging narrative and documentary directors who represent cinema’s next generation of innovative film artists.

I CARRY YOU WITH ME “TE LLEVO CONMIGO”

2020 Narrative Competition | narrative feature | 111 min Based on a true love story, Academy Award® nominee Heidi Ewing’s (JESUS CAMP) narrative debut unfolds with startling intimacy. Iván and Gerardo are involved in a surreptitious romance as Iván, …

Directed by Heidi Ewing

THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT’S A RESURRECTION

2020 Narrative Competition | narrative feature | 119 min East Coast Premiere In his arresting and unforgettable fiction debut, writer-director Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese crafts a beguiling parable of displacement and resilience. In a small village nestled among the imposing mo …

Directed by Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese

TWO OF US “DEUX”

2020 Narrative Competition | narrative feature | 99 min East Coast Premiere Nina and Madeleine are two retired women living across the hall from each other. To the outside world, including Madeleine’s family, they are merely neighbors, but in reality the two have been car …

Directed by Filippo Meneghetti