Q&As with Sofia Bohdanowicz, Joshua Tuthill, Zhengfan Yang, and writer Joshua Cohen on October 10 & 11

Veslemøy’s Song
Sofia Bohdanowicz, Canada, 2018, 9m
U.S. Premiere
Shot on hand-processed black-and-white film, Sofia Bohdanowicz’s wry, wistful narrative-doc follows a young woman (Deragh Campbell) as she investigates the legacy of the once celebrated Canadian musician Kathleen Parlow.

Let Us Now Praise Movies / Y ahora elogiemos las películas
Nicolás Zukerfeld, Argentina, 2017, 15m
Spanish with English subtitles
North American Premiere
A young critic balances his time between a day job at a stationary store and managing a film magazine in this amusingly intelligent homage to the small yet boundless moments so many films leave out.

Glorious Acceptance of Nicolas Chauvin / Le Discours d’acceptation glorieux de Nicolas Chauvin
Benjamin Crotty, France, 2018, 27m
North American Premiere
Benjamin Crotty’s latest is this hilarious and unpredictable portrait of Nicolas Chauvin—a possibly apocryphal Napoleonic soldier whose name is the basis for the word chauvinism—as he recounts his travails via a lifetime achievement award speech.

Black Dog
Joshua Tuthill, USA, 2017, 15m
New York Premiere
Through its uncanny blend of archival footage and stop-motion animation, Black Dog evokes a nightmarish conception of an American family during the 1960s Space Race.

Down There
Zhengfan Yang, China, 2018, 11m
U.S. Premiere
A single long take observes the collective psychology of an apartment building after a quiet night is interrupted by an off-screen sound.