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]

 

[7]

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)

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]

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)

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]

My Nudity Means Nothing (Marina de Van, France)

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

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]

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)

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

Days (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan / France)

Frankie (Ira Sachs, France / Portugal)

The Half of It (Alice Wu)

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

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

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

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

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

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

My First Film (Zia Anger) [p]

Non Western (Laura Plancarte, U.K. / Mexico / U.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]

Blue Curtain (Noah Rosenberg) [s]

Diane (Kent Jones)

Further Radical (Stefano Canapa, France) [s]

Gangster Scribbles (Manuel DeLanda) [s]

In Fabric (Peter Strickland, U.K.)

The Invisible Man (Leigh Whannell)

The Metamorphosis of Birds (Catarina Vasconcelos, Portugal)

Miss Americana (Lana Wilson)

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

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

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

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

State Funeral (Sergei Loznitsa, Netherlands / Lithuania)

 

[4]

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

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

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)