NEW RELEASES SEEN, 2019

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]

Pelourinho, They Don't Really Care About Us (Akosua Adoma Owusu, Germany / Ghana / Brazil) [s]

 

 

[8]

Above the Rain (Ken Jacobs) [s]

Austrian Pavilion (Philipp Fleischmann, Austria) [s]

Cézanne (Luke Fowler, U.K. / France) [s]

Chinese Portrait (Wang Xiaoshuai, China / Switzerland)

Un Film Dramatique (Éric Baudelaire, France)

Fourteen (Dan Sallitt)

Heimat Is a Space in Time (Thomas Heise, Germany / Austria)

Just Don't Think I'll Scream (Frank Beauvais, France)

 

 

[7]

Ashore [aka Terra Franca] (Leonor Teles, Portugal)

The Bed and the Street (Mike Hoolboom and Heather Frise, Canada) [s]

Booksmart (Olivia Wilde)

The Chambermaid (Lila Avilés, Mexico)

Climax (Gaspar Noé, France / Belgium / U.S.)

Come Coyote (Dani and Sheilah ReStack, U.S. / Canada) [s]

E-Ticket (Simon Liu, U.K. / U.S. / Hong Kong) [s]

La Flor (Mariano Llinás, Argentina)

Gathering Moss (Erin Espelie) [s]

Ghost Strata (Ben Rivers, U.K.) [m]

Ghost Town Anthology (Denis Côté, Canada)

The Giverny Document (Ja'Tovia Gary) [m]

Green Ash (Pablo Mazzolo, Argentina) [s]

Heavy Metal Detox (Josef Dabernig, Austria) [s]

Her Smell (Alex Ross Perry)

High Flying Bird (Steven Soderbergh)

Hope (Maria Sødahl, Norway / Sweden)

Hrvoji, Look at You From the Tower (Ryan Ferko, Slovenia / Croatia / Serbia / Canada) [s]

I Remember the Crows (Gustavo Vinagre, Brazil)

Kitbull (Rosana Sullivan) [s]

Knife + Heart (Yann Gonzalez, France / Mexico / Switzerland)

Liberté (Albert Serra, France / Portugal / Spain)

Light Licks: Pardes: Counting Flowers on the Wall (Saul Levine) [s]

Love Child (Eva Mulvad, Denmark)

Love Seat (Lyndsay Bloom) [s]

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (Terry Gilliam, Spain / Belgium / France / Portugal / U.K.)

MS Slavic 7 (Sofia Bohdanowicz and Deragh Campbell, Canada) [m]

Mum's Cards (Luke Fowler, U.K.) [s]

The New King of Comedy (Stephen Chow, China)

No Data Plan (Miko Revereza)

No Land (Emily Chao) [s]

Once Upon a Planet (Ken Jacobs) [s]

Our Time (Carlos Reygadas, Mexico / France / Germany / Denmark / Sweden)

Oven Scene (Lyndsey Bloom) [s]

Parsi (Eduardo Williams and Mariano Blatt, Mexico) [s]

Pig (Mani Haghighi, Iran)

The Plagiarists (Peter Parlow)

Present.Perfect. (Shengze Zhu, U.S. / Hong Kong)

Ralf's Colors (Lukas Marxt, Austria)

Rojo (Benjamín Naishtat, Argentina / Brazil / France / Netherlands / Germany)

A Room With a Coconut View (Tulapop Saenjaroen, Thailand) [m]

San Vittore (Yuri Ancarani, Italy / Germany) [s]

Science Without Substance (Daniel Barnett)

Shadow (Zhang Yimou, China)

The Sky is Clear and Blue Today (Ricky D'Ambrose) [s]

So Pretty (Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli)

Sun Rave (Roy Samaha, Lebanon) [s]*

Sword of Trust (Lynn Shelton)

Teal (Björn Kämmerer, Austria / Germany) [s]

This Action Lies (James N. Kienitz Wilkins) [s]

Tondal's Vision (Stephen Broomer, Canada) [m]

A Topography of Memory (Burak Çevik, Turkey) [m]

(tourism studies) (Joshua Gen Solondz) [s]

Transcript (Erica Sheu, U.S. / Taiwan) [s]

The Twentieth Century (Matthew Rankin, Canada)

Two Sisters Who Are Not Sisters (Beatrice Gibson, France / U.K.) [s]

Vever (Deborah Stratman) [s]

 

 

[6]

After DeCarava (Paige Taul) [s]

Amusement Ride (Tomonari Nishikawa, Japan / U.S.) [s]

Apollo 11 (Todd Douglas Miller)

L'avenir (Friedl vom Gröller, Austria) [s]

Bait (Mark Jenkin, U.K.)

The Beach Bum (Harmony Korine, Switzerland / U.K. / France / U.S.)

Belonging (Burak Cevik, Turkey / Canada / France)

Book of Hours (Annie McDonell, Canada) [s]

Circumplector (Gastón Solnicki, Argentina) [s]

The Dead Don't Die (Jim Jarmusch, U.S. / Sweden)

Earth (Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria)

The Family (Rok Biček, Slovenia / Austria)

Fluorescent Girl (Janie Geiser) [s]

Glass (M. Night Shyamalan)

Geometric Becomings 2 (Manuel DeLanda) [s]

Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (Ben Wheatley, U.K.)

The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution (Maya Gallus, Canada)

I Am Not Alone (Garin Hovannisian, Armenia / U.S.)

It's In the Game (Sondra Perry) [s]

Jordan River Anderson, the Messenger (Alanis Obomsawin, Canada) [m]

Leto (Kirill Serebrennikov, Russia / France)

Lines of Force (Dan Browne, Canada) [s]*

Lore (Sky Hopinka, Ho-Chunk Nation / U.S.) [s]

Low Tide (Eva Kolcze, Canada) [s]*

Pain and Glory (Pedro Almodóvar, Spain)

Past Perfect (Jorge Jácome, Portugal) [s]

Peterloo (Mike Leigh, U.K.)

Points (Syd Staiti) [s]

Postal (Colectivo Los Ingrávidos, Mexico) [s]

Preemptive Listening (Part 1: The Fork in the Road) (Aura Satz, U.K.) [s]

Les Proies (The Game) (Marine de Contes, France) [m]

The Sequence of Years (Ben Balcom) [s]

Slow Volumes (Mike Gibisser) [s]

So Many Voices in the Silence Now (Cristiana Miranda, Brazil) [s]

A Study of Fly (Cherilyn Hsing-Hsin Liu) [s]

Tempting Devils (Jean-Claude Brisseau, France)

The Tree (Henry Hills) [s]

A Wild Stream (Nuria Ibáñez Castañeda, Mexico)

Wittnerchrome Notes I & II (Nick Collins, U.K.) [s]

Years of Construction (Heinz Emigholz, Germany)

 

 

[5]

A ogni uccello il suo nido è bello (Lorenzo Gattorna) [s]

At Eternity's Gate (Julien Schnabel, Switzerland / Ireland / U.K. / France / U.S.)

At War (Stéphane Brizé, France)

Billy (Zachary Epcar) [s]

The Bite (Pedro Neves Marques, Brazil / Portugal) [s]

Black Sun (Maureen Fazendiero, Portugal / France) [s]

cold soup, pubic hair, raw meat (Laura Gillmore) [s]

The Father (Petar Valchanov and Kristina Grozeva, Italy / Greece / Bulgaria)

Framing John DeLorean (Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce)

Hidden Man (Jiang Wen, China)

High Life (Claire Denis, France / Germany / Poland / U.K.)

Letter to the Editor (Alan Berliner)

Lumen (Richard Ashrowan, U.K.) [s]

Lydon (Lucy Kerr) [s]

The Magic Life of V (Tonislav Hristov, Finland / Denmark / Bulgaria)

Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno (Abdellatif Kechiche, France / Italy)

Murmur (Heather Young, Canada)

Non-Fiction [Doubles vies] (Olivier Assayas, France)

Our Mothers (César Díaz, Guatemala / Belgium / France)

Paddleton (Alexandre Lehmann)

Pink Curtain (Jennifer Bolande) [s]

Pwdre Ser the rot of stars (Charlotte Pryce) [s]

Replicas (Jeffrey Nachmanoff, U.K. / China / Puerto Rico / U.S.)

SaF05 (Charlotte Prodger, U.K. / Italy) [s]

Second Generation (Miryam Charles, Canada) [s]

Sunset (László Nemes, Hungary / France)

Take Me Somewhere Nice (Ena Sendijarević, Netherlands / Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Those That, at a Distance, Resemble Another (Jessica Sarah Rinland, Argentina / Spain / U.K.) [m]

Those That Tremble as if They Were Mad (Salma Shamel, U.S. / Egypt) [s]

Traveling Shoes (Kevin Jerome Everson) [s]

Two (Vasilios Papaioannu) [s]

Walking On Water (Andrey M. Paounov, Italy / U.S. / Germany / U.A.E.)

When It Is Still (Anna Kipervaser) [s]

Who's Afraid of Ideology? (Marwa Arsanios, Lebanon) [m]

Yomeddine (Abu Bakr Shawky, Egypt / U.S. / Austria)

 

 

[4]

Ayka (Sergey Dvortsevoy, Russia / Germany / Poland / Kazakhstan / China / France)

Between Dog and Wolf (Julia Dogra-Brazell, U.K.) [s]

Dorothy (Diana Sánchez) [s]

Everybody Knows (Asghar Farhadi, Spain / France)

everyday star (Rajee Samarasinghe, Sri Lanka / U.S.) [s]

A Faithful Man (Louis Garrel, France)

The Forcing (epilogue) (Lydia Moyer) [s]

God's Nightmares (Daniel Cockburn, Canada) [s]

Helios (Eric Stewart) [s]

Hochzeit im Paradies (Friedl vom Gröller, Austria) [s]

Inherent Drone (Colectivo Los Ingrávidos, Mexico) [s]

Mustererkenntnis (Pattern Cognition) (Thorsten Fleisch, Germany) [s]

Night Eyes (Arte Matu) [s]

A Post Post-Racial Apolitical Ode (Colored Collage #3) (Jon-Sesrie Goff) [s]

The Price of Everything (Nathaniel Kahn)

Redados (Colectivo Los Ingrávidos, Mexico) [s]

Resin (Daniel Borgman, Denmark)

Ruins (Shona Masarin) [s]

Sauvage (Camille Vidal-Naquet, France)

A Soft Place to Fall (Nan Wang, China / Netherlands) [s]

A Tale of Three Sisters (Emin Alper, Turkey / Germany / Netherlands / Greece)

Touch Me Not (Adina Pintilie, Romania / Germany / Czech Republic / Bulgaria / France)

We Still Have to Close Our Eyes (John Torres, Philippines) [s]

 

 

[3]

Capernaum (Nadine Labaki, Lebanon / France / U.S.)

The Forcing (Lydia Moyer) [m]

 

 

[2]

Devil Between the Legs (Arturo Ripstein, Mexico / Spain)

 

 

[1]

 

 

 

[W/O]

Clara's Ghost (Bridey Elliott) (0:38)

Jupiter's Moon (Kornél Mundruczó, Hungary / France / Germany) (1:04)

Never Look Away [Werk ohne Autor] (Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Germany / Italy) (0:59)

Now something is slowly changing (mint film office, Netherlands) (0:45)