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The Movies of 2017: World Premieres
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Full Listing of Films Screened

Life and Nothing More Dir. Antonio Méndez Esparza. Andrew Bleechington A
Western Dir. Valeska Grisebach. Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek A
Zama Dir. Lucrecia Martel. Daniel Giménez Cacho, Juan Minujín, Matheus Nachtergaele A

A Ciambra Dir. Jonas Carpignano. Pio Amato, Damiano Amato, Koudous Seihon A–
Ava Dir. Sadaf Foroughi. Mahour Jabbari, Shayesteh Sajadi, Bahar Noohian A–
Birds Are Singing in Kigali Dirs. Joanna Kos-Krauze, Krzysztof Krauze. Jowita Budnik A–
Félicité Dir. Alain Gomis. Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu, Papi Mpaka, Gaetan Claudia A–
Get Out Dir. Jordan Peele. Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener A–
Good Time Dirs. Josh and Benny Safdie. Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Buddy Duress A–
Israfil Dir. Ida Panahandeh. Hediyeh Tehrani, Hoda Zeinolabedin, Pejman Bazeghi A–
Last Men in Aleppo Dir. Feras Fayyad. Documentary about Syrian rescue workers A–
Lean on Pete Dir. Andrew Haigh. Charlie Plummer, Travis Fimmel, Amy Seimetz A–
A Man of Integrity Dir. Mohammad Rasoulof. Reza Akhlaghirad, Soudabeh Beizaee A–
Our People Will Be Healed Dir. Alanis Obomsawin. Documentary A–
Patti Cake$ Dir. Geremy Jasper. Danielle Macdonald, Siddharth Dhananjay A–
A Sort of Family Dir. Diego Lerman. Bárbara Lennie, Yanina Ávila, Daniel Aráoz A–
Whose Streets? Dir. Saabah Folayan. Documentary about protests in Ferguson, MO A–

Arrhythmia Dir. Boris Khlebnikov. Alexander Yatsenko, Irina Gorbacheva B+
Atomic Blonde Dir. David Leitch. Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Toby Jones B+
Beatriz at Dinner Dir. Miguel Arteta. Salma Hayek, Connie Britton, John Lithgow B+
Blockage Dir. Mohsen Gharaie. Hamed Behdad, Baran Kosari, Mohsen Kiayee B+
Boarding Pass Dir. Mehdi Ramani. Mansour Shahbazi, Neda Jebraili B+
Call Me By Your Name Dir. Luca Guadagnino. Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer B+
Casting JonBenet Dir. Kitty Green. Documentary about filming a tabloid murder case B+
The Charmer Dir. Milad Alami. Ardalan Esmaili, Soho Rezanejad, Lars Brygmann B+
Closeness Dir. Katemir Balagov. Darya Zhovnar, Veniamin Kats, Olga Dragunova B+
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson Dir. David France. Documentary B+
Disappearance Dir. Ali Asgari. Sadaf Asgari, Amir Reza Ranjbaran, Nazanin Ahmadi B+
Ex Libris: The New York Public Library Dir. Frederick Wiseman. Documentary B+
Good Luck Dir. Ben Russell. Documentary about Serbian and Surinamese mines B+
Lady Bird Dir. Greta Gerwig. Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Beanie Feldstein B+
The Line Dir. Peter Bebjak. Tomáš Maštalír, Eugen Libezňuk, Andrej Hryc B+
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Dir. Noah Baumbach. Adam Sandler B+
Mr. Gay Syria Dir. Ayşe Toprak. Documentary about a gay Syrian refugees' pageant B+
No Date, No Signature Dir. Vahid Jalilvand. Amir Aghaee, Navid Mohammadzadeh B+
The Other Side of Everything Dir. Mila Turajlić. Documentary B+
Princess Cyd Dir. Stephen Cone. Jessie Pinnick, Rebecca Spence, Malic White B+
Razzia Dir. Nabil Ayouch. Amine Ennaji, Maryam Touzani, Arieh Worthalter B+
They Dir. Anahita Ghazvinizadeh. Rhys Fehrenbacher, Nicole Coffineau, Koohyar Hosseini B+
Untaken Paths Dir. Tahmineh Milani. Mahoor Alvand, Milad Keymaram B+
Wonderstruck Dir. Todd Haynes. Oakes Fegley, Millicent Simmonds, Jaden Michael B+

12 Days Dir. Raymond Depardon. Documentary about psychiatric evaluations B
Alanis Dir. Anahí Berneri. Sofia Gala Castiglione, Dana Basso, Silvina Sabater B
Ana, mon amour Dir. Călin Peter Netzer. Mircea Postelnicu, Diana Cavallioti B
Azar Dir. Mohammad Hamzei. Niki Karimi, Houman Seyyedi, Hasti Mahdavifar B
Beach Rats Dir. Eliza Hittman. Harris Dickinson, Frank Hadaj, David Ivanov B
Beauty and the Dogs Dir. Kaouther Ben Hania. Mariam Al Ferjani, Ghanem Zrelli B
Before Summer Ends Dir. Maryam Goormaghtigh. Documentary B
The Beguiled Dir. Sofia Coppola. Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Farrell B
The Big Sick Dir. Michael Showalter. Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter B
Blade Runner 2049 Dir. Denis Villeneuve. Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks B
Blueprint Dir. Daryl Wein. Jerod Haynes, Tai'isha Davis, Sandra Adams-Monegain B
BPM (Beats Per Minute) Dir. Robin Campillo. Arnaud Valois, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart B
Coco Dir. Lee Unkrich. Voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt B
Columbus Dir. Kogonada. Haley Lu Richardson, John Cho, Parker Posey, Rory Culkin B
Disobedience Dir. Sebastián Lelio. Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola B
Dunkirk Dir. Christopher Nolan. Fionn Whitehead, Aneurin Barnard, Mark RylanceB
The Final Year Dir. Greg Barker. Documentary about Obama-era foreign policy B
First They Killed My Father Dir. Angelina Jolie. Sreymoch Sareum, Kompheak Phoeung B
The Florida Project Dir. Sean Baker. Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Willem Dafoe B
For Ahkeem Dirs. Jeremy S. Levine, Landon Van Soest. Documentary B
Gemini Dir. Aaron Katz. Lola Kirke, Zoë Kravitz, John Cho, Nelson Franklin B
A Ghost Story Dir. David Lowery. Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Liz Franke, Sonia Acevedo B
Girls Trip Dir. Malcolm D. Lee. Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish B
God's Own Country Dir. Francis Lee. Josh O'Connor, Alec Secareanu, Ian Hart B
Golden Years Dir. André Téchiné. Céline Sallette, Pierre Deladonchamps B
Hannah Dir. Andrea Pallaoro. Charlotte Rampling, André Wilms, Jean-Michel Balthazar B
Human Flow Dir. Ai Weiwei. Documentary survey of global refugee crises B
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore Dir. Macon Blair. Melanie Lynskey B
In the Fade Dir. Fatih Akin. Diane Kruger, Denis Moschitto, Numan Acar B
An Inconvenient Sequel Dirs. Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk. Documentary B
Ingrid Goes West Dir. Matt Spicer. Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr. B
The Judge Dir. Erika Cohn. Documentary about Palestinian female Shari'a judge B
The Legend of the Ugly King Dir. Greg Barker. Documentary about Yilmaz Güney B
Let the Sun Shine In Dir. Claire Denis. Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois B
The Midwife Dir. Martin Provost. Catherine Frot, Catherine Deneuve, Olivier Gourmet B
mother! Dir. Darren Aronofsky. Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris B
Mrs. Fang Dir. Wang Bing. Documentary about the death of a Chinese woman B
The Nothing Factory Dir. Pedro Pinho. José Smith Vargas, Njamy Sebastião B
November Dir. Rainer Sarnet. Rea Lest, Jörgen Liik, Heino Kalm, Arvo Kukumägi B
Novitiate Dir. Maggie Betts. Margaret Qualley, Melissa Leo, Julianne Nicholson B
Occidental Dir. Neïl Beloufa. Idir Chender, Paul Hamy, Anna Ivacheff B
On Body and Soul Dir. Ildikó Enyedi. Alexandra Borbély, Géza Morcsányi B
The Other Side of Hope Dir. Aki Kaurismäki. Sherwan Haji, Sakari Kuosmanen B
The Other Side of the Wall Dir. Pau Ortiz. Documentary about Honduran family B
The Rape of Recy Taylor Dir. Nancy Buirski. Documentary about a 1944 rape case B
Rogers Park Dir. Kyle Henry. Christine Horn, Jonny Mars, Antoine McKay, Sara Sevigny B
Sara & Ayda Dir. Maziar Miri. Ghazal Shakeri, Pegah Ahangarani, Mostafa Zamani B
Scary Mother Dir. Ana Urushadze. Nato Murvanidze, Ramaz Ioseliani, Dimitri Tatishvili B
Sheikh Jackson Dir. Amr Salama. Ahmad Alfishawy, Ahmed Malek, Maged El Kedwany B
Song to Song Dir. Terrence Malick. Rooney Mara, Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender B
The Square Dir. Ruben Östlund. Claes Bang, Terry Notary, Elisabeth Moss B
Step Dir. Amanda Lipitz. Documentary about step-dancing Baltimore high school seniors B
Strong Island Dir. Yance Ford. Documentary about an unprosecuted murder case B
Sweet Country Dir. Warwick Thornton. Hamilton Morris, Natassia Gorey Furber B
Thelma Dir. Joachim Trier. Eili Harboe, Henrik Rafaelson, Ellen Dorrit Petersen B
War for the Planet of the Apes Dir. Matt Reeves. Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson B
Waru Dirs. Briar Grace-Smith, Casey Kaa, Ainsley Gardiner, Katie Wolfe, et al. B
Wind Traces Dir. Jimena Montemayor Loyo. Dolores Fonzi, Paulina Gil, Diego Aguilar B
Wonder Dir. Stephen Chbosky. Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson B
The Workshop Dir. Laurent Cantet. Matthieu Lucci, Marina Foïs, Warda Rammach B
Yellow Dir. Mostafa Taghizadeh. Sareh Bayat, Bahram Radan, Shahram Haghighatdoost B

Appendix Dir. Hossein Namazi. Anahita Nemati, Amir Ali Danaei, Reza Akbarpour B–
Battle of the Sexes Dirs. Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton. Emma Stone, Steve Carell B–
The Crescent Dir. Seth A. Smith. Danika Vandersteen, Woodrow Graves, Britt Loder B–
Faces Places Dirs. Agnès Varda and JR. Documentary about a roving art project B–
Logan Lucky Dir. Steven Soderbergh. Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig B–
The Lovers Dir. Azazel Jacobs. Tracy Letts, Debra Winger, Melora Walters B–
Mudbound Dir. Dee Rees. Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell, Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke B–
Okja Dir. Bong Joon-ho. An Seo Hyun, Tilda Swinton, Byun Hee-Bong, Paul Dano B–
Roman J. Israel, Esq. Dir. Dan Gilroy. Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo B–
Sea Sorrow Dir. Vanessa Redgrave. Documentary about refugees and human rights B–
The Shape of Water Dir. Guillermo del Toro. Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones, Richard Jenkins B–
Subdued Dir. Hamid Nematollah. Leila Hatami, Kourosh Tahami, Leila Moosavi B–
The Summit Dir. Santiago Mitre. Ricardo Darín, Érica Rivas, Dolores Fonzi B–
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Dir. Martin McDonagh B–
Verónica Dir. Paco Plaza. Sandra Escacena, Iván Chavero, Bruna González B–
Viceroy's House Dir. Gurinder Chadha. Hugh Bonneville, Manish Dayal B–
Wajib Dir. Annemarie Jacir. Mohammad Bakri, Saleh Bakri, Maria Zreik, Leila Bakri B–
Wind River Dir. Taylor Sheridan. Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Graham Greene B–

Alien: Covenant Dir. Ridley Scott. Katherine Waterston, Michael Fassbender C+
Barrage Dir. Laura Schroeder. Lolita Chammah, Themis Pauwels, Isabelle Huppert C+
Ghost in the Shell Dir. Rupert Sanders. Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk C+
It Comes at Night Dir. Trey Edward Shults. Kelvin Harrison Jr., Joel Edgerton C+
Last Flag Flying Dir. Richard Linklater. Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston C+
Loving Vincent Dirs. Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman. Animated C+
Luk'Luk'I Dir. Wayne Wapeemukwa. Angel Gates, Ken Harrower, Eric Buurman C+
Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts Dir. Mouly Surya. Marsha Timothy, Dea Panendra C+
My Cousin Rachel Dir. Roger Michell. Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Holliday Grainger C+
Poor Agnes Dir. Navin Ramaswaran. Lora Burke, Robert Notman, Will Conlon C+
Thirst Street Dir. Nathan Silver. Lindsay Burdge, Damien Bonnard, Esther Garrel C+

Baby Driver Dir. Edgar Wright. Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Hamm C
Dark River Dir. Clio Barnard. Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley, Sean Bean, Shane Attwooll C
Darkest Hour Dir. Joe Wright. Gary Oldman, Stephen Dillane, Lily James C
The Day After Dir. Hong Sang-soo. Kwon Hae-hyo, Kim Min-hee, Kim Sae-byeok C
Detroit Dir. Kathryn Bigelow. Algee Smith, John Boyega, Will Poulter, Jacob Latimore C
Ferrari Dir. Alireza Davoudnejad. Tarlan Parvaneh, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Sima Tirandaz C
The Hungry Dir. Bornila Chatterjee. Naseeruddin Shah, Tisca Chopra, Antonio Aakeel C
The Killing of a Sacred Deer Dir. Yorgos Lanthimos. Colin Farrell, Barry Keoghan C
Negar Dir. Rambod Javan. Negar Javaherian, Mohammad Reza Forutan C
The Trip to Spain Dir. Michael Winterbottom. Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon C
Under the Tree Dir. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson. Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson C

Happy End Dir. Michael Haneke. Isabelle Huppert, Mathieu Kassovitz, Fantine Harduin C–
The Hero Dir. Brett Haley. With Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Nick Offerman, Krysten Ritter C–
Kupal Dir. Kazem Mollaie. Levon Haftvan, Nazanin Farahani, Vahan Salimzadeh C–
Paris Square Dir. Lúcia Murat. Joana de Verona, Grace Passô, Alex Brasil C–
Victoria & Abdul Dir. Stephen Frears. Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard C–

The Confession Dir. Zaza Urushadze. Dimitri Tatishvili, Sophia Sebiskveradze D+
Landline Dir. Gillian Robespierre. Jenny Slate, Abby Quinn, John Turturro, Edie Falco D+
Marshall Dir. Reginald Hudlin. Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Sterling K. Brown D+
Sicilian Ghost Story Dirs. Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza. Julia Jedlikowska D+
Wonder Wheel Dir. Woody Allen. Kate Winslet, Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple D+
Wonder Woman Dir. Patty Jenkins. Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, David Thewlis, Danny Huston D+

All Male, All Nude Dir. Gerald McCullouch. Documentary about Atlanta strip club D
Samui Song Dir. Pen-ek Ratanaruang. Chermarn Boonyasak, David Asavanond D
Split Dir. M. Night Shyamalan. James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley D