The Santa Fe International Film Festival (SFiFF) has introduced its first 15 characteristic titles. These movies are a part of the Special Presentation part and shall be adopted by a full schedule of competitors movies, brief movies, panels and occasions. SFiFF begins October 19 and can run by way of October 23.

Broker directed by Hirokazu Koreeda

One wet evening, a child is left on the child field facility. Sang-hyun and Dong-soo secretly take it house to search out appropriate mother and father to undertake him. However, the subsequent day, So-young unexpectedly returns, and calls the police when she discovers her child is lacking. Meanwhile, police detectives have been investigating the case for the previous 6 months, ready for the decisive second after they can catch the duo within the act.

Holy Spider directed by Ali Abbasi

A journalist descends into the darkish underbelly of the Iranian holy metropolis of Mashhad as she investigates the serial killings of intercourse employees by the so-called “Spider Killer”, who believes he’s cleaning the streets of sinners.

If These Walls Could Sing directed by Mary McCartney

The untold story of the Abbey Road studio, with all-star interviews and intimate entry to the premises.

Wildcat directed by Melissa Lesh, Trevor Beck Frost

Back from the warfare in Afghanistan, a younger British soldier scuffling with melancholy and PTSD finds a second probability within the Amazon rainforest when he meets an American scientist, and collectively they foster an orphaned child ocelot.

Return to Seoul directed by Davy Chou

A twenty-five-year-old French lady returns to Korea—the nation the place she was born earlier than being adopted by a French couple—for the very first time. She decides to trace down her organic mother and father, however her journey takes a stunning flip.

Hunt directed by Lee Jung-jae

Korean motion star Lee Jung-jae (Squid Game) makes his directorial debut with this Nineteen Eighties-set thriller, during which he performs an intelligence chief who uncovers a plot to assassinate the president of South Korea whereas looking for a mole inside his personal company.

EO directed by Jerzy Skolimowski

Poland’s submission to the 2023 Academy Awards from legendary director Jerzy Skolimowski. The world is a mysterious place when seen by way of the eyes of an animal. EO, a gray donkey with melancholic eyes, meets good and unhealthy folks on his life’s path, experiences pleasure and ache, endures the wheel of fortune, randomly turns his luck into catastrophe and his despair into sudden bliss. But not even for a second does he lose his innocence.

Geographies of Solitude directed by Jacquelyn Mills

This movie is an immersion into the wealthy ecosystem of Sable Island and the lifetime of Zoe Lucas, a naturalist and environmentalist who has lived over 40 years on this distant sliver of land within the Northwest Atlantic Oce an.

Retrograde directed by Matthew Heineman

Tells the story of the final months of the 20-year warfare in Afghanistan by way of the intimate relationship between American Green Berets and the Afghan officers they skilled.

Once Within A Time directed by Godfrey Reggio

From director Godfrey Reggio and his long-time collaborators, composer Philip Glass and filmmaker Jon Kane, this movie is within the type of a bardic documentary, a fantasy of the actual with themes of local weather change and the perils of expertise, and their results on future generations. It is geared in the direction of kids—not the youngsters of the long run, kids are the long run. It is their clarion name to resistance and a name to hope. It asks the evocative query, which age is that this, the sundown or the daybreak?

Call Jane directed by Phyllis Nagy

Starring Elizabeth Banks and Sigourney Weaver, Call Jane follows Joy, a suburban ’60s housewife. When Joy’s being pregnant results in a life-threatening coronary heart situation, she should navigate an all-male medical institution unwilling to terminate her being pregnant in an effort to save her life. Her journey for an answer leads her to hitch forces with an unbiased visionary and a girls’s rights activist, placing each side of her life on the road.

Raymond and Ray directed by Rodrigo García

Starring Ethan Hawke and Ewan McGregor, Raymond and Ray follows the reunion of two half-brothers on the funeral of their horrible father. There’s anger, there’s ache, there’s folly, there could be love, and there’s positively gravedigging.

The Thief Collector directed by Allison Otto

It was one of the crucial audacious and puzzling artwork crimes of a technology. In 1985, Willem de Kooning’s “Woman-Ochre,” one of the crucial precious work of the twentieth century, vanished into the desert of southern Arizona after being reduce from its body on the University of Arizona Museum of Art. Over 32 years later, the portray was rediscovered within the unlikeliest of locations.

Close directed by Lukas Dhont

The intense friendship between two thirteen-year-old boys Léo and Remi out of the blue will get disrupted. (*15*) to grasp what has occurred, Léo approaches Sophie, Rémi’s mom. CLOSE is a movie about friendship and duty.

The Novelist’s Film directed by Hong Sang-soo

A feminine novelist takes an extended journey to go to a bookstore run by a youthful colleague who has fallen out of contact. Then she goes up a tower on her personal and runs into a movie director and his spouse. They take a stroll in a park and meet an actress, after which the novelist tries to persuade the actress to make a movie together with her. She and the actress get one thing to eat, then revisit the bookstore the place a gaggle of persons are consuming. The actress will get drunk and falls asleep.

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