BAMcinemaFest 2018 Opening Night / Sorry to Bother You


Running June 20 through July 1, the tenth edition of BAMCinemaFest continues the festival’s tradition of giving New Yorkers the first look at some of the most distinctive independent films of the year. For this edition, Screen Slate has surveyed more than a dozen noteworthy selections of the festival’s twenty features with capsules authored by Danielle Burgos, Jon Dieringer, Laura Fischer, Caroline Golum, Angeline Gragasin, Mark Lukenbill, and Dana Reinoos.

Titles covered include Bisbee '17 (Robert Greene), Chained for Life (Aaron Schimberg), Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (Gus Van Sant), Clara's Ghost (Bridey Elliot), Feast of the Epiphany (Michael Koresky, Jeff Reichert, and Farihah Zaman), The Gospel of Eureka (Michael Palmiere and Donal Mosher), Minding the Gap (Bing Liu), The Pain of Others (Penny Lane), Poly: Recent Films and Collaborations by Kevin Jerome Everson, Relaxer (Joel Potrykus), Shirkers (Sandi Tan), Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley), Support the Girls (Andrew Bujalski), and Two Plains & a Fancy (Lev Kalman and Whitney Horn).

Read the coverage here

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