NEW RELEASES SEEN, 2017

All films from U.S.A. unless otherwise specified.

([s] short, under 30 minutes; [m] medium length, 30-69 min; * grade changed upon repeat viewing; \ repeat viewing of something I walked out of or fell asleep during)

 

[10]

 

 

[9]

 

 

[8]

Cosmos (Andrzej Zulawski, France / Portugal)

Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (Bruno Dumont, France)

On the Beach at Night Alone (Hong Sangsoo, South Korea / Germany)

Over the Years (Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria)

Prototype (Blake Williams, U.S. / Canada) [m]

Ride Like Lightning, Crash Like Thunder (Fern Silva) [s]

Strangely Ordinary This Devotion (Dani Leventhal and Sheilah Wilson) [s]*

Streetscapes [Dialogue] (Heinz Emigholz, Germany)

Strong Island (Yance Ford, U.S. / Denmark)

Transport (Ernie Gehr) [m]

 

[7]

All This Panic (Jenny Gage)

Also Known as Jihadi (Eric Baudelaire, France / Belgium / Canada / Turkey)

Anti-Objects, or Space Without Path or Boundary (Sky Hopinka) [s]

Arábia (Affonso Uchoa and João Dumans, Brazil)

Arrival (Denis Villeneuve)

Autumn (Ernie Gehr) [m]

Autumn, Autumn (Jang Woo-jin, South Korea)

B-ROLL with Andre (James N. Kienitz Wilkins) [s]

The Beguiled (Sofia Coppola)

Between Fences (Avi Mograbi, Israel / France)

La Bouche (Camilo Restrepo, France) [s]

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (Alexis Bloom and Fisher Stevens)

Brimstone & Glory (Viktor Jakovleski, U.S. / Mexico) [m]

Brown and Clear (Kevin Jerome Everson) [s]

Calypso (Annalisa D. Quagliata, U.S. / Mexico) [s]

Carrs Down South (Kevin Everson) [s]

Casting (Nicolas Wackerbarth, Germany)

The Challenge (Yuri Ancarani, Italy / France / Switzerland)

Claire's Camera (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea / France)

Colossal (Nacho Vigalondo, Canada / Spain)

Crossing (Leslie Thornton and James Richards) [p/s]

Cyclical Refractions (J.M. Martínez) [s]*

Delphi Falls (Mary Helena Clark) [s]

Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? (Travis Wilkerson)

Displacements (Anton Ginzburg) [s]

Disseminate and Hold (Rosa Barba, Brazil) [s]

Donkeyote (Chico Pereira, Spain / Germany / U.K.)

The Dunce (Paul Vecchiali, France)

Electro-Pythagorus (a portrait of Martin Bartlett) (Luke Fowler, Canada / U.K.) [m]

Fastest Man in the State (Kevin Jerome Everson and Claudrina Harold) [s]

Félicité (Alain Gomis, Democratic Republic of Congo / France / Belgium / Senegal / Germany / Lebanon)

Fences (Denzel Washington)

For Christian (Luke Fowler, U.S. / U.K.) [s]

Four Days in France (Jérôme Reybaud, France)

Fuddy Duddy (Siegfried A. Fruhauf, Austria) [s]

Get Out (Jordan Peele)

The Graduation (Le Concours) (Claire Simon, France)

Gulîstan, Land of Roses (Zaynê Akyol, Canada / Germany)

Hallo Mabuse (Dietmar Brehm, Austria) [s]

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (Juho Kuosmanen, Finland)

Havarie (Philip Scheffner, Germany)

Hell or High Water (David Mackenzie)

If Only There Were Peace (Carmine Grimaldi and Deniz Tortum, U.S. / Turkey) [s]

Indignation (James Schamus, U.S. / China)

Inside - The Color Version (Dietmar Brehm, Austria) [s]

John Wick Chapter 2 (Chad Stahelski, U.S. / Hong Kong)

Kaili Blues (Bi Gan, China)

Kindah (Ephraim Asili, U.S. / Jamaica) [s]

Last Train (Dianna Barrie and Richard Tuowy, Australia) [s]

Lost Nothing (Kevin Jerome Everson) [s]

El Mar La Mar (J.P. Sniadecki and Joshua Bonnetta, U.S. / Mexico)

Marché Salomon (Beatriz Santiago Muñoz) [s]

Mirage (Atoosa Pour Hosseini, Iran / Ireland) [s]

My Life As a Zucchini (Claude Barras, Switzerland / France)

No Farewells (Christophe Agou, France)

The Nothing Factory (Pedro Pinho, Portugal)

One of the Roughs, a Kosmos (Carmine Grimaldi) [s]

The Other Side of Hope (Aki Kaurismäki, Finland / Germany)

Person to Person (Dustin Guy Defa)

Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas, France / Germany)

Poem (Dan Browne, Canada) [s]

Prospector (Talena Sanders, U.S. / India) [s]

Quest (Jonathan Olshefski)

Rendition (Greta Snider) [s]

Restless (Robert Todd) [s]

Return to Forms (Zachary Epcar) [s]

Risk (Laura Poitras, U.S. / U.K.)

Sakura, Sakura (Ute Aurand, Germany / Japan) [s]

Servicing Guide: Fannie Mae Single Family, Subpart A4-2.1-02, Property Inspection Vendor Management and Oversight (11/12/2014) (Carmine Grimaldi) [s]

the shortest day (Karø Goldt, Austria / Germany) [s]

Silence (Martin Scorsese, U.S. / Taiwan / Mexico)

Space (Emmanuel Piton, France) [s]

Stabat Mater (Josef Dabernig, Austria) [s]

Stranger in Paradise (Guido Hendrikx, Netherlands)

Sweet Bean (Naomi Kawase, Japan / France / Germany)

Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present (Tyler Hubby)

untitled (Nazli Dinçel) [s]

Wasteland No. 1: Ardent Verdant (Jodie Mack) [s]

Watching The Detectives (Chris Kennedy, Canada) [m]

The Watchmen (Fern Silva) [s]

Where the Chocolate Mountains (Pat O'Neill) [m]

World Without End (No Reported Incidents) (Jem Cohen, U.S. / U.K.) [m]

The Wound (John Trengove, South Africa / Germany / Netherlands / France)

 

[6]

About Ray aka 3 Generations (Gaby Dellal)

Acts & Intermissions (Abigail Child) [m]

The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography (Errol Morris)

Barbs, Wastelands (Marta Mateus, Portugal) [s]

Behemoth (Zhao Liang, China / France / Switzerland)

Birth of a Nation (Jem Cohen) [s]

The Blue Devils (Charlotte Bayer-Broc, France) [m]

Blue Movie (Michael A. Morris) [s]

Bobbi Jene (Elvira Lund, Denmark / Sweden / Norway / Israel / U.S.)

California Typewriter (Doug Nichol)

Casting JonBenet (Kitty Green, U.S. / Australia / China)

Common Carrier (James N. Kienitz Wilkins)

Creepy (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Japan)

The Day After (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)

Defining The Senses (Atoosa Pour Hosseini, Switzerland / Iran / Ireland) [s]

Drowned World (Ben Thorp Brown) [s]

Eason (Kevin Jerome Everson) [s]

Gleanings (Atoosa Pour Hosseini, Ireland / Switzerland) [s]

Granular Film - Beirut (Charles-André Coderre, Canada / Lebanon) [s]

The Grown-Ups (Maite Alberdi, Chile / Netherlands / France)

Gulf (Dan Browne, Canada) [s]

Haiti My Love (Guetty Felin, Haiti / France)

Happiness Academy (Kaori Kinoshita and Alain Della Negra, France)

In The Jungle (Stephanie Barber) [m]

Inside - The Black and White Version (Dietmar Brehm, Austria) [s]

Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait (Pappi Corsicato, U.S. / Italy)

Kemtiyu, Cheikh Anta (Ousmane William Mbaye, Senegal / France)

Lantern (Joshua Bonnetta) [s]

The Last Family (Jan P. Matuszynski, Poland)

Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2 (Florent Vassault, France)

Lover For a Day (Philippe Garrel, France)

Ma' Rosa (Brillante Ma Mendoza, Philippines)

Machines (Rahul Jain, India / Finland / Germany)

Manifesto (Julian Rosefeldt, Germany / Australia)

Mediums (James N. Kientiz Wilkins) [m]

Mia Madre (Nanni Moretti, Italy / France)

My Happy Family (Nana & Simon, Georgia / France)

Oneiromancer (Beatriz Santiago Muñoz) [s]

Ouroboros (Basma Alsharif, Palestine / Belgium / U.S.)

Paraguay Remembered (Dominique Dubosc, France / Paraguay)

Pendular (Julia Murat, Brazil / Argentina / France)

R-15 (Kevin Everson) [s]

Railway Sleepers (Sompot Chidgasornpongse, Thailand)

Raw (Julia Ducournau, France / Belgium)

River in Castle (Sandy Ding, China / Croatia) [s]

Rubber Coated Steel (Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Lebanon / Germany) [s]

Shape of a Surface (Nazli Dinçel, Turkey) [s]

Sine in the Canyon, Sine in the Sea by Kelly Gabron (Cauleen Smith) [s]

Skin in the Game (Ariana Gerstein) [s]

Special Features (James N. Kietnitz Wilkins) [s]

Spettacolo (Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen, U.S. / Italy)

Split (M. Night Shyamalan)

The Summer is Gone (Zhang Dalei, China)

They (Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, U.S. / Qatar)

This Bogeyman (Pere Ginard, Spain) [s]*

Tip of My Tongue (Lynne Sachs)

Tonsler Park (Kevin Everson)

2+2=22 [The Alphabet] (Heinz Emigholz, Germany / Georgia)

Ultraviolet (Anton Ginzburg) [s]

Untitled (Michael Glawogger and Monika Willi, Austria)

Venus (Lea Glob and Mette Carla Albrechtsen, Denmark / Norway)

Voyage to Terengganu (Amir Muhammad and Badrul Hisham Ismail, Malaysia) [m]

West of the Jordan River (Field Diary Revisited) (Amos Gitai, Israel / France)

Wonder Woman (Patty Jenkins)

Youth (Paolo Sorrentino, Italy / France / U.K. / Switzerland)

 

[5]

About something that concerns us all (Cristiana Miranda, Brazil) [s]

After the Storm (Hirokazu Koreeda, Japan)

Bang! The Bert Berns Story (Brett Berns and Bob Sarles)

Black Beach / Horse / Camp / The Dead / Forces (Beatriz Santiago Muñoz) [s]

Bloopers (Karissa Hahn) [s]

Le bulbe tragique (Guillaume Vallée, Canada) [s]

Chipping off, too (Karissa Hahn) [s]

Colour My World (Mike Hoolboom, Canada) [s]

Come To Me Paradise (Stephanie Comilang, Canada / Hong Kong) [s]

Diamond Island (Davy Chou, Cambodia / France / Germany / Qatar / Thailand)

Every Day Words Disappear (Johan Grimonprez, Belgium) [s]

Fajr (Lois Patiño, Spain / Morocco) [s]

From False to Legal in One Take (Diego Lama, Peru) [s]

\The Handmaiden (Park Chan-wook, South Korea)

Kiss and Cry (Chloé Mahieu and Lila Pinell, France)

La La Land (Damien Chazelle)

The Last of Us (Ala Eddine Slim, Tunisia / Qatar / United Arab Emirates / Lebanon)

Lovesong (So Yong Kim)

Marguerite & Julien (Valérie Donzelli, France)

Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts (Mouly Surya, Indonesia)

Montparnasse Bienvenüe (Léonor Serraille, France / Belgium)

Okja (Bong Joon-ho, South Korea / U.S.)

One Week and a Day (Asaph Polonsky, Israel)

Pattern Language (Peter Burr) [s]*

The Road Movie (Dmitrii Kalashnikov, Russia) [m]

The Rules of the Game (Julia Dogra-Brazelle) [s]

Sleeping Waters (Emmanuel Piton, France) [s]

Song to Song (Terrence Malick)

The Student (Kirill Serebrennikov, Russia)

Three Sentences About Argentina (Nele Wohlatz, Argentina) [s]

Traces (Erin Weisgerber) [s]

20160815 (Tina Frank, Austria) [s]

Unrest (Jennifer Brea, U.S. / U.K.)

White Sun (Deepak Rauniyar, Nepal / U.S. / Qatar / Netherlands)

 

[4]

Always Shine (Sophia Takal)

Ava (Léa Mysius, France)

Cinema Novo (Eryk Rocha, Brazil)

Communion (Anna Zamecka, Poland)

Dayveon (Amman Abbasi)

From the Land of the Moon [Mal de Pierres] (Nicole Garcia, France)

The Gateway Bug (Johanna B. Kelly)

Happy Times Will Come Soon (Alessandro Comodin, Italy / France)

HyperNormalisation (Adam Curtis, U.K.)

Joanne (Simon Fujiwara, U.K.) [s]

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (Jake Szymanski)

Ode to Seekers 2012 (Andrew Norman Wilson) [s]

Pulling a Gray Rearview Rapture (Natalie Tsui and Brianna Nelson) [s]

Prima Materia (Azin Seraj) [s]

Primal (Vicky Smith, U.K.) [s]

The Red Turtle (Michaël Dudok de Wit, France / Belgium / Japan)

The Rehearsal (Alison Maclean, New Zealand)

Sexy Durga (Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, India)

Small Talk (Huang Hui-chen, Taiwan)

Somniloquies (Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel) [m]

Tesla World Light (Matthew Rankin, Canada) [s]

2076 (Elegy) (Karly Stark) [s]

Weirdos (Bruce McDonald, Canada)

Wùlu (Daouda Coulibaly, France)

 

[3]

Endless Poetry (Alejandro Jodorowsky, Chile / France)

Reworlding (Elizabeth) (Greg Penn, Allison Bennett, Jeremy Martino, and Autumn Royal) [s]

 

 

[2]

The Last Face (Sean Penn)

 

[1]

 

 

[W/O]

Boundaries [Pays] (Chloé Robichaud, Canada) (0:31)

The Dragon Defense (Natalia Santa, Colombia) (0:47)

Embrace of the Serpent (Ciro Guerra, Colombia / Venezuela / Argentina) (0:32)

Finding Kim (Aaron Bear) (0:40)

I don't feel at home in this world anymore. (Macon Blair) (0:30)

Miss Kiet's Children (Peter Lataster and Petra Lataster-Czisch, Netherlands) (1:00)