The 46th annual New Directors/New Films has named two Italian film titles to their selection: The Challenge, directed by Yuri Ancarani and Happy Times Will Come Soon, directed by Alessandro Comodin. Since 1972, the festival has been an annual rite of early spring in New York City, bringing exciting discoveries from around the world to adventurous moviegoers. Dedicated to the discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent, this years festival will screen 29 features and nine short films.
The Challenge will be screened Thursday, March 16 at 6:30pm, at MOMA Titus 2 – 11 West 53 Street (btwn 5th and 6th Aves) and Sunday, March 19 at 1:30pm, at Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street.
Happy Times Will Come Soon, will be screened March 22 at 9:30pm, at Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street and Thursday, March 23 at 8:45pm, at MOMA Titus 2 – 11 West 53 Street (btwn 5th and 6th Aves).