Q&As with Simón Vélez López, Jacqueline Lentzou, Xavier Marrades, Lucila Mariani on March 28 & 30

Big Bridge / La máxima longitud de un puente
Simón Vélez López, Colombia/Argentina, 2018, 14m
Spanish with English subtitles
North American Premiere
After a daring dive in Colombia’s Cauca River, a young man steals a motorcycle to take his girlfriend for a ride in this subdued yet mesmerizing work.

Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year / Ektoras Malo: I Teleftea Mera Tis Chronias
Jacqueline Lentzou, Greece, 2018, 23m
Greek with English subtitles
New York Premiere
A young woman spends New Year’s Eve reflecting on a foreboding dream in this wistful portrait of loneliness and alienation. Winner of the Leica Cine Discovery Prize at the 57th Cannes Critics’ Week.

Misericórdia
Xavier Marrades, Brazil/Spain, 2019, 21m
Portuguese with English subtitles
World Premiere
Filmed around Brazil’s Itaparica Island, this oneiric documentary evokes the rich, complicated ancestry of Bahia—considered the African heart of Brazilthrough the dreams of its present-day inhabitants.

A Million Years
Danech San, Cambodia, 2018, 21m
Khmer with English subtitles
North American Premiere
Combining naturalism and dreamy stylization, this intoxicating, personal film follows a man and a woman as they wander through a rainforest.

Echoes / Resonancias
Lucila Mariani, Argentina, 2019, 15m
Spanish with English subtitles
North American premiere
In this ruminative snapshot, a swimmer with a clogged ear finds herself drawn back to the sea.