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The New York Film Festival’s Projections section presents an international selection of film and video work that expands upon our notions of what the moving image can do and be. Drawing on a broad range of innovative modes and techniques, including experimental narratives, avant-garde poetics, crossovers into documentary and ethnographic realms, and contemporary art practices, Projections brings together a diverse offering of short, medium, and feature-length work by some of today’s most vital and groundbreaking filmmakers and artists.

Projections is curated by Dennis Lim (Director of Programming, Film Society of Lincoln Center), Aily Nash (independent curator), and Gavin Smith (Editor, Film Comment, Senior Programmer, Film Society of Lincoln Center).

Projections Program 1

  • 82 minutes

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The entanglement of the psychological and physical worlds, as reflected in architecture, domestic space, and everyday objects. Works by Samuel M. Delgado & Helena Girón, Blake Williams, Wojciech Bakowski, Scott Stark, and Riccardo Giacconi.

Projections Program 2

  • 78 minutes

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The raw and the cooked: from elemental particles and nature vs. culture to doomed transcendental urges and, out of the ashes, renewal in fresh visions of the material world. Works by Charlotte Pryce, Vincent Grenier, Laura Kraning, Heather Trawick, Emmanuel Lefrant, Janie Geiser, Jodie Mack, and Alexandre Larose.

Projections Program 3

  • 86 minutes

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Disorienting visions, both near and far, of an apocalyptic world reveal the warped landscapes of the Anthropocene. Work by Ben Rivers, Giorgio Andreotta Calò, Mike Stoltz, Ana Vaz, Ben Russell, Ernst Karel, Verena Paravel, and Lucien Castaing-Taylor.

Projections Program 4

  • 74 minutes

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When the worlds of fantasy and desire collide in a dissociative dance of bodies in motion, what’s love got to do with it? Work by Jared Buckhiester, Dani Leventhal, Curt McDowell, Alee Peoples, Lewis Klahr, and Peter Tscherkassky.

Projections Program 5

  • 64 minutes

Introduction by Irina Leimbacher

Work by Chick Strand and Saul Levine.

Projections Program 6

  • 63 minutes

Nicolas Pereda and Laida Lertxundi in person!

Works by Nicolas Pereda and Laida Lertxundi.

Projections Program 7

  • 69 minutes

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Modern conflicts of labor and race, traced from their complex origins to the chaotic present. Works by Simon Fujiwara, Beatrice Gibson, Louis Henderson, Peggy Ahwesh, Fern Silva, and Ephraim Asili.

Projections Program 8

  • 65 minutes

Isiah Medina in person!

Work by Isiah Medina.

Projections Program 9

  • 76 minutes

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Life in the Cloud: What are the material and emotional consequences of a digital world that has altered our bodily existence? Works by James Richards, Louis Henderson, Michael Robinson, Jon Rafman, Sara Magenheimer, and Cécile B. Evans.

Projections Program 10

  • 84 minutes

Ryan Ferko, Faraz Anoushahpour, and Parastoo Anoushahpour in person!

Works by Nelson Carlo de Los Santos Arias, Ryan Ferko, Faraz Anoushahpour, Parastoo Anoushahpour, and Basim Magdy.

Projections Program 11

  • 98 minutes

Ben Rivers in person!

Work by Ben Rivers.

Projections Program A

  • 38 minutes

Jim Finn, Katherin McInnis, and Michael Gitlin in person!

Free screenings on loop in the Amphitheater featuring works by Jim Finn, Katherin McInnis, and Michael Gitlin.

Projections Program B

  • 34 minutes

Calum Michel Walter in person!

Free screenings on loop in the Amphitheater featuring works by Calum Michel Walter and Lois Patiño.

Projections Program C

  • 37 minutes

Michael Bell-Smith,  Victoria Fu, and Takeshi Murata in person!

Free screenings on loop in the Amphitheater featuring works by Michael Bell-Smith, Hannah Black, Victoria Fu, and Takeshi Murata.