NEW RELEASES SEEN, 2020

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)

 

[10]

 

 

[9]

Circumstantial Pleasures (Lewis Klahr) [m]

 

[8]

Distance Film (Siegfried A. Fruhauf, Austria) [s]

Labor of Love (Sylvia Schedelbauer, Germany) [s]

Martin Eden (Pietro Marcello, Italy / France)

Una película en color (Bruno Delgado Ramo, Spain) [m]

 

[7]

Alfred (Esther Urlus, Netherlands) [s]

Atomic Bomb Loading Pit (Lukas Marxt, Germany) [s]

Berzah (Deren Ercenk, Germany / Turkey) [s]

Colors at War (Manuel DeLanda) [s]

Correspondence (Carla Simón and Dominga Sotomayor, Spain / Chile) [s]

DAU. Natasha (Ilya Khyzhanovskiy and Jekaterina Oertel, Germany / Ukraine / U.K. / Russia)

Deerskin (Quentin Dupieux, France)

Family Romance, LLC (Werner Herzog, U.S. / Japan)

First Cow (Kelly Reichardt)

The Golden Glove (Fatih Akin, Germany / France)

Happy Valley (Simon Liu, Hong Kong / U.S.) [s]

Hard, Cracked the Wind (Mark Jenkin, U.K.) [s]

Inventing the Future (Isiah Medina, Canada)

Krabi, 2532 (Ben Rivers and Anocha Suwichakornpong, U.K. / Thailand)

L. COHEN (James Benning) [m]

Less Lethal Fetishes (Thirza Cuthand, Canada) [s]

Little Women (Greta Gerwig)

Maggie's Farm (James Benning)

maƚni – towards the ocean, towards the shore (Sky Hopinka, U.S. / Chinook Nation)

Maman Maman Maman (Lucia Margarita Bauer, Germany) [m]

The Marriage Project (Atieh Attarzadeh and Hesam Eslami, Iran / France / Qatar)

Medium (Edgardo Cozarinsky, Argentina)

Midsommar (Ari Aster, U.S. / Sweden)

A Month of Single Frames (Lynn Sachs) [s]

Movie That Invites Pausing (Ken Jacobs) [s]

My Nudity Means Nothing (Marina de Van, France)

Nardjes A. (Karim Aïnouz, Algeria / France / Germany / Brazil / Qatar)

oh my homeland (Stephanie Barber) [s]

One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk (Zacharias Kunuk, Canada)

The Pageant (Eytan Ipeker, France / Turkey / Israel / Germany)

Pomp (Katrina Daschner, Austria) [s]

Pyrale (Roxanne Gaucherand, France) [m]

Saint Frances (Alex Thompson)

Shakti (Martín Rejtman, Argentina) [s]

Shirley (Josephine Decker)

Signal 8 (Simon Liu, U.K. / U.S. / Hong Kong) [s]

Still Processing (Sophy Romvari, Canada) [s]

Swimming Out till the Sea Turns Blue (Jia Zhangke, China)

System Crasher (Nora Fingscheidt, Germany)

Tape 39 (Amit Dutta, India) [s]

The Traitor (Marco Bellocchio, Italy / France / U.S. / Brazil)

Uppercase Print (Radu Jude, Romania)

A Voluntary Year (Ulrich Köhler and Henner Winckler, Germany)

When you're lost in the rain (Sky Hopinka, U.S. / Ho-Chunk Nation) [s]

Whispering Pines 10 (Shana Moulton) [s]

Wilcox (Denis Côté, Canada) [m]

Window Boy Would Also Like to Have a Submarine (Alex Piperno, Uruguay / Argentina / Brazil / Netherlands / Philippines)

The Wolf House (Cristóbal León and Joaquín Cosiña, Chile / Germany)

 

[6]

Amor Fati (Cláudia Varejão, Portugal / France / Switzerland)

Beanpole (Kantemir Balagov, Russia)

Black Is King (Beyoncé Knowles Carter, et al.)

Color Out of Space (Richard Stanley, Malaysia / Portugal / U.S.)

The Cordillera of Dreams (Patricio Guzmán, Chile / France)

Cotton Ikebana (Cauleen Smith) [s]

Days (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan / France)

Eeb Allay Ooo! (Prateek Vats, India)

The Fever (Maya Da-Rin, Brazil / France / Germany)

Frankie (Ira Sachs, France / Portugal)

The Half of It (Alice Wu)

A Hidden Life (Terrence Malick, U.S. / Germany)

The Infiltrators (Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra)

Intimate Distances (Phillip Warnell, U.K. / U.S.) [m]

It Is Here Where We Are... (Andrew Busti) [s]

The King of Staten Island (Judd Apatow)

Laurel Sabino y Jaguilla (Beatriz Santiago Muñoz) [s]

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice (Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman)

A Loft Again (Maximilien Luc Proctor, Germany) [s]

Makeshift (for Mekas) (Jem Cohen) [s]

My First Film (Zia Anger) [p]

Non Western (Laura Plancarte, U.K. / Mexico / U.S.)

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

Red Moon Tide (Lois Patiño, Spain)

Sanfield (Kevin Jerome Everson) [s]

Shepherds (Teboho Edkins, Lesotho / South Africa / Germany) [s]

Sibyl (Justine Triet, France / Belgium)

Sorry We Missed You (Ken Loach, U.K. / France / Belgium)

Technoboss (João Nicolao, Portugal / France)

Tell Me (Azar Saiyan, Finland) [s]

Thank, You (Karissa Hahn) [s]

Untitled Sequence of Gaps (Vika Kirchenbauer, Germany) [s]

Z = |Z/Z·Z-1 mod 2| -1: Lavender Town Syndrome (Andrew Norman Wilson) [s]

 

[5]

Air Conditioner (Fradique, Angola)

Blue Curtain (Noah Rosenberg) [s]

Days of Cannibalism (Teboho Edkins, Lesotho / South Africa / France / Netherlands)

DeKooning Passed (Ken Jacobs) [s]

Diane (Kent Jones)

Further Radical (Stefano Canapa, France) [s]

Gangster Scribbles (Manuel DeLanda) [s]

Hamilton (Thomas Kail)

In Fabric (Peter Strickland, U.K.)

The Invisible Man (Leigh Whannell)

The Metamorphosis of Birds (Catarina Vasconcelos, Portugal)

Miss Americana (Lana Wilson)

Miss Juneteenth (Channing Godfrey Peoples)

Momentary Stretch (Maximilien Luc Proctor, Germany) [s]

Never Rarely Sometimes Always (Eliza Hittman)

Oh Mercy [Roubaix, un lumière] (Arnaud Desplechin, France)

Patent Nr. 314805 (Mika Taanila, Finland) [s]

Porvenir (Renata Poljak, Croatia / Chile) [s]

Purple Sea (Amel Alzakout / Khaled Abdulwahed, Germany) [m]

Room Film With Reflections (Nick Collins, U.K.) [s]

Semiotics of the City (Daniel Burkhardt, Germany) [s]

State Funeral (Sergei Loznitsa, Netherlands / Lithuania)

 

[4]

Around Low Tide (Nick Collins, U.K.) [s]

B4 & After the Studio Pt. 1 (Tony Cokes) [s]

Camera Trap (Chris Chong Chan Fui, Malaysia / Germany) [s]

Clementine (Lara Gallagher)

Ema (Pablo Larraín, Chile)

The Fall (Jonathan Glazer, U.K.) [s]

Il mio corpo (Michele Pennetta, Switzerland / Italy)

Jojo Rabbit (Taika Waititi, U.S. / New Zealand / Czech Republic)

On a Clear Day You Can See the Revolution From Here (Emma Charles & Ben Evans James, U.K. / Kazakhstan) [m]

Prayer For a Lost Mitten (Jean-François Lesage, Canada)

The Seismic Form (Antoinette Zwirchmayr, Austria) [s]

Untitled (Janet Lilo, New Zealand) [s]

 

[3]

Amaryllis: a Study (Jayne Parker, U.K.) [s]

Matthias & Maxime (Xavier Dolan, Canada)

Pencicle of Praise (Martha Rosler) [s]

 

[2]

 

 

[1]

 

 

[W/O]

The Assistant (Kitty Green) (0:44)

The Lighthouse (Robert Eggers) (1:03)

Orphea (Alexander Kluge and Khavn, Germany / Philippines) (0:18)

Redoubt (Matthew Barney) (0:36)

Saturday Fiction (Lou Ye, China / France) (1:05)

The Viewing Booth (Ra'anan Alexandrowicz, Israel / U.S.) (0:37)