PORFIRIO; LAS ACACIAS and FOUND MEMORIES Selected for New Directors/New Films


Three Latin American films have been selected to participate in this year's edition of the New Directors/New Films Festival that is jointly organized by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art. Both organizations announced today its initial seven official selections, almost half of them coming from Latin America: Pablo Giorgelli's Las acacias from Argentina, Alejandro Landes' Porfirio (pictured) from Colombia; and Lúcia Murat's Historias que so existem quando lembradas / Found Memories from Brazil. The 41st edition of New Directors/New Films, dedicated to "the discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent" will take place from March 21 through April 1 in New York City.