FACTOID #49

Some of the filmmakers whose works screened in our New Directors series include Cinda Firestone, Susan Sontag, Shu Shuen, Conrad Rooks, Shirley Clarke, Sandro Franchina, and Mitsuo Yanagimachi. This series, which began in 1965, was a predecessor to the New Directors series at Lincoln Center, which started in 1971.

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READ about François Truffaut’s Festival tribute.

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LISTEN to Ruth Gordon lead the audience in "If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out" at her Festival tribute.

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