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The Movies of 2018: World Premieres
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Full Listing of Films Screened

November 2018
Bohemian Rhapsody Dir. Bryan Singer. Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy D–
Viper Club Dir. Maryam Keshavarz. Susan Sarandon, Julian Morris, Edie Falco B
Free Solo Dirs. Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin. Documentary about climbing B+
Halloween Dir. David Gordon Green. Jamie Lee Curtis, Andi Matichak, Judy Greer F
Wildlife Dir. Paul Dano. Ed Oxenbould, Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Camp B
Nobody's Fool Dir. Tyler Perry. Tika Sumpter, Tiffany Haddish, Omari Hardwick D–
Suspiria Dir. Luca Guadagnino. Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Angela Winkler D

October 2018
Beautiful Boy Dir. Felix van Groeningen. Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet C+
My Home, in Libya Dir. Martina Melilli. Documentary about a cross-cultural connection B
Can You Ever Forgive Me? Dir. Marielle Heller. Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant B+
What They Had Dir. Elizabeth Chomko. Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon B–
Sorry Angel Dir. Christophe Honoré. Pierre Deladonchamps, Vincent Lacoste B
Hard Paint Dirs. Filipe Matzembacher, Marcio Reolon. Shico Menegat, Bruno Fernandes B
At War Dir. Stéphane Brizé. Vincent Lindon, Mélanie Rover, Jean Grosset B+
Joy Dir. Sudabeh Mortezai. Anwulika Alphonsus, Mariam Sanusi, Angela Ekeleme A–
The Favourite Dir. Yorgos Lanthimos. Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz B
Shoplifters Dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda. Jyo Kairi, Lily Franky, Sakura Andô A–
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland Dirs. Kate Davis, et al. B–
Happy as Lazzaro Dir. Alice Rohrwacher. Adriano Tardiolo, Agnese Graziani A–
The Hate U Give Dir. George Tillman, Jr. Amandla Stenberg, Russell Hornsby B+
This Changes Everything Dir. Tom Donahue. Documentary about Hollywood sexism B–
As I Lay Dying Dir. Mostafa Sayyari. Majid Aghakarimi, Nader Fallah, Elham Korda B
[Censored] Dir. Sari Braithwaite. Documentary about Austrlian film censorship D
Jumpman Dir. Ivan I. Tverdovskiy. Denis Vlasenko, Anna Slyu, Vilma Kutaviciute B+
Birds of Passage Dirs. Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra. Natalia Reyes, José Acosta B
Mario Dir. Marcel Gisler. Max Hubacher, Aaron Altaras, Jessy Moravec, Jürg Plüss C+
Colette Dir. Wash Westmoreland. Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Denise Gough B–
Sauvage Dir. Camille Vidal-Naquet. Félix Maritaud, Éric Bernard, Nicolas Dibla B
Srbenka Dir. Nebojša Slijepčević. Documentary about controversial Croatian play B
Buy Me a Gun Dir. Julio Hernández Cordón. Matilde Hernandez, Rogelio Sosa B
First Man Dir. Damien Chazelle. Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke A–
The Old Man & the Gun Dir. David Lowery. Robert Redford, Casey Affleck C

September 2018
The Happy Prince Dir. Rupert Everett. Rupert Everett, Colin Morgan, Edwin Thomas C–
Christabel Dir. Alex Levy-Heller. Milla Fernandez, Lorena Castanheira B
The Rest I Make Up Dir. Michelle Memran. Documentary about Maria Irène Fornés C+
He Loves Me Dir. Konstantinos Menelaou. Hermes Pittakos, Sanuye Shoteka B
Devil's Path Dir. Matthew Montgomery. Stephen Twardokus, JD Scalzo, Steve Callahan D
Call Her Ganda Dir. PJ Raval. Documentary about murdered Filipina trans sex worker C–
Shakedown Dir. Leilah Weinraub. Documentary collage from black lesbian strip club B
Boy Erased Dir. Joel Edgerton. Lucas Hedges, Joel Edgerton, Nicole Kidman B
Climax Dir. Gaspar Noé. Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub C+
Burning Dir. Lee Chang-dong. Yoo Ah-in, Jeon Jong-seo, Steven Yeun, Choi Seung-ho B
Girl Dir. Lukas Dhont. Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter, Oliver Bodart, Katelijne Damen D
What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? Dir. Roberto Minervini A–
Diamantino Dirs. Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt. Carloto Cotta, Cleo Tavares B–
Vision Dir. Naomi Kawase. Juliette Binoche, Masatoshi Nagase, Takanori Iwa B
The Image Book Dir. Jean-Luc Godard. Images and texts evoking modern chaos B+
Manta Ray Dir. Phuttiphong Aroonpheng. Wanlop Rungkumjad, Aphisit Hama B+
Ash Is Purest White Dir. Jia Zhangke. Zhao Tao, Liao Fan, Diao Yinan B+
Cities of Last Things Dir. Ho Wi Ding. Lee Hong-Chi, Jack Kao, Huang Lu B–
Our Time Dir. Carlos Reygadas. Carlos Reygadas, Natalia López, Phil Burgers D+
Transit Dir. Christian Petzold. Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer, Godehard Giese B–
ROMA Dir. Alfonso Cuarón. Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Nancy García García A–
I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians Dir. Radu Jude B
Erased,_Ascent of the Invisible Dir. Ghassan Halwani. Documentary B+
Long Day's Journey into Night Dir. Bi Gan. Huang Jue, Tang Wei, Li Meng B
Vox Lux Dir. Brady Corbet. Raffey Cassidy, Natalie Portman, Stacy Martin, Jude Law B+
A Star Is Born Dir. Bradley Cooper. Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott B+
The Wild Pear Tree Dir. Nuri Bilge Ceylan. Doğu Demirkol, Murat Cemcir B
Maya Dir. Mia Hansen-Løve. Roman Kolinka, Aarshi Banerjee, Alex Descas C
Border Dir. Ali Abbasi. Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jörgen Thorsson B+
Destroyer Dir. Karyn Kusama. Nicole Kidman, Sebastian Stan, Toby Kebbell B
EXT. Night Dir. Ahmad Abdalla. Karim Kassem, Mona Hala, Sherief El Desouky B–
Donbass Dir. Sergei Loznitsa. Valeriu Andriutã, Natalya Buzko, Evgeny Chistyakov A–
Divine Wind Dir. Merzak Allouache. Abdelatif Benahmed, Hacène Benzerari C–
High Life Dir. Claire Denis. Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Mia Goth B+
Look at Me Dir. Néjib Belkhadi. Nidhal Saadi, Idryss Kharroubi, Sawseen Maalej C+
Angels Are Made of Light Dir. James Longley. Documentary about Afghanistan B
In Fabric Dir. Peter Strickland. Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Jaygann Ayeh C–
The Grand Bizarre Dir. Jodie Mack. Experimental collage about global fabrics B–
If Beale Street Could Talk Dir. Barry Jenkins. KiKi Layne, Stephan James A
Angelo Dir. Markus Schleinzer. Makita Samba, Ryan Nzogang, Kenny Nzogang A–
Screwdriver Dir. Bassam Jarbawi. Ziad Bakri, Jameel Khoury, Areen Omari B
Widows Dir. Steve McQueen. Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez B
3 Faces Dir. Jafar Panahi. Behnaz Jafari, Jafar Panahi, Marziyeh Rezaei B+
Falls Around Her Dir. Darlene Naponse. Tantoo Cardinal, Gail Maurice, Tina Keeper B
Monrovia, Indiana Dir. Frederick Wiseman. Documentary about a small U.S. town B+
Sew the Winter to My Skin Dir. Jahmil K.T. Qubeka. Ezra Mabengeza, Peter Kurth C+
Gloria Bell Dir. Sebastián Lelio. Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Caren Pistorius B
Cold War Dir. Paweł Pawlikowski. Tomasz Kot, Joanna Kulig, Borys Szyc B
Capernaum Dir. Nadine Labaki. Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw B+
Graves without a Name Dir. Rithy Panh. Documentary about genocide's legacies A–
Aniara Dirs. Pella Kågerman, Hugo Lilja. Emelie Jonsson, Arvin Kananian B+
Girls of the Sun Dir. Eva Husson. Golshifteh Farahani, Emmanuelle Bercot C+
Rafiki Dir. Wanuri Kahiu. Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Jimmy Gathu B–
Edge of the Knife Dirs. Gwaii Edenshaw, Helen Haig-Brown. Tyler York, William Russ C+
Touch Me Not Dir. Adina Pintilie. Laura Benson, Tómas Lemarquis, Hanna Hofmann B
Monsters and Men Dir. Reinaldo Marcus Green. John David Washington B+

August 2018
Madeline's Madeline Dir. Josephine Decker. Helena Howard, Molly Parker B
Blockers Dir. Kay Cannon. Leslie Mann, John Cena, Ike Barinholtz, Kathryn Newton B
Crazy Rich Asians Dir. Jon M. Chu. Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh B–
I Feel Pretty Dirs. Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein. Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams B–
The Miseducation of Cameron Post Dir. Desiree Akhavan. Chloë Grace Moretz C+
BlacKkKlansman Dir. Spike Lee. John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier B–
Mission: Impossible – Fallout Dir. Christopher McQuarrie. Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill C+
Christopher Robin Dir. Marc Forster. Ewan McGregor, voice of Jim Cummings B
Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again Dir. Ol Parker. Lily James, Amanda Seyfried C–
The Tale Dir. Jennifer Fox. Laura Dern, Isabelle Nélisse, Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Ritter B

July 2018
Dark Money Dir. Kimberly Reed. Documentary about corporate involvement in elections B+
Eighth Grade Dir. Bo Burnham. Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Luke Prael, Emily Robinson B+
Sorry to Bother You Dir. Boots Riley. Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson B+
Blindspotting Dir. Carlos López Estrada. Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, Javina Gavankar B–
Unsane Dir. Steven Soderbergh. Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Amy Irving C–
Whitney Dir. Kevin Macdonald. Documentary about Whitney Houston's rise and fall B
Three Identical Strangers Dir. Tim Wardle. Documentary about reunited triplets C+

June 2018
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Dir. Morgan Neville. Documentary about Fred Rogers B–
Incredibles 2 Dir. Brad Bird. Voices of Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson, Sarah Vowell C
Ocean's Eight Dir. Gary Ross. Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway B–
Hereditary Dir. Ari Aster. Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Gabriel Byrne, Milly Shapiro B+
The 15:17 to Paris Dir. Clint Eastwood. Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler D

May 2018
The Seagull Dir. Michael Mayer. Annette Bening, Billy Howle, Saoirse Ronan C–
RBG Dirs. Julie Cohen, Betsy West. Documentary about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg B–
Leave No Trace Dir. Debra Granik. Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Ben Foster B+
Tully Dir. Jason Reitman. Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston A–
Fast Color Dir. Julia Hart. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, Saniyya Sidney B–

April 2018
A Quiet Place Dir. John Krasinski. John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds C
Ready Player One Dir. Steven Spielberg. Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn B–

March 2018
Love, Simon Dir. Greg Berlanti. Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp C+
Isle of Dogs Dir. Wes Anderson. Voices of Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin A–
A Wrinkle in Time Dir. Ava DuVernay. Storm Reid, Deric McCabe, Levi Miller C
Game Night Dirs. John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein. Jason Bateman B–
Red Sparrow Dir. Francis Lawrence. Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Jeremy Irons D
Annihilation Dir. Alex Garland. Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Oscar Isaac C+

February 2018
Black Panther Dir. Ryan Coogler. Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira B+

January 2018
Proud Mary Dir. Babak Najafi. Taraji P. Henson, Jahi Di'Allo Winston, Billy Brown F