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The Movies of 2021: World Premieres
 By Title // By Grade // By VOR Rating

Full Listing of Films Screened

Attica Dir. Stanley Nelson, Traci A. Curry. Documentary about uprising A–
Great Freedom Dir. Sebastian Meise. Franz Rogowski, Georg Friedrich A–
The Lost Daughter Dir. Maggie Gyllenhaal. Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley A–
Prayers for the Stolen Dir. Tatiana Huezo. Ana Cristina Ordóñez González A–
Whether the Weather Is Fine Dir. Carlo Francisco Manatad. Daniel Padilla A–

107 Mothers Dir. Péter Kerekes. Maryna Klimova, Iryna Kiryazeva B+
Ascension Dir. Jessica Kingdon. Documentary about labor and culture in China B+
Amira Dir. Mohamed Diab. Tara Abboud, Saba Mubarak, Ali Suliman B+
Babi Yar. Context Dir. Sergei Loznitsa. Documentary about Ukrainian genocide B+
C'mon C'mon Dir. Mike Mills. Joaquin Phoenix, Woody Norman, Gaby Hoffmann B+
Drive My Car Dir. Ryūsuke Hamaguchi. Hidetoshi Nishijima, Tōko Miura B+
Dune: Part One Dir. Denis Villeneuve. Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson B+
Licorice Pizza Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson. Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman B+
Mascarpone Dir. Alessandro Guida, Matteo Pilati. Giancarlo Commare B+
Memoria Dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Tilda Swinton, Elkin Díaz B+
North by Current Dir. Angelo Madsen Minax. Documentary about troubled family B+
Parallel Mothers Dir. Pedro Almodóvar. Penélope Cruz, Milena Smit B+
Passing Dir. Rebecca Hall. Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga, André Holland B+
El Planeta Dir. Amalia Ulman. Amalia Ulman, Alejandra Ulman, Chen Zhou B+
What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? Dir. Aleksandre Koberidze B+
Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy Dir. Ryūsuke Hamaguchi. Kotone Furukawa B+

A Chiara Dir. Jonas Carpignano. Swamy Rotolo, Claudio Rotolo, Grecia Rotolo B
Annette Dir. Leos Carax. Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg B
Any Given Day Dir. Margaret Byrne. Documentary about mental illness B
Brother's Keeper Dir. Ferit Karahan. Samet Yıldız, Nurullah Alaca, Mert Hazir B
Come Here Dir. Anocha Suwichakornpong. Sirat Intarachote B+
Faya Dayi Dir. Jessica Beshir. Documentary about khat growers in Ethiopia B
Flee Dir. Jonas Poher Rasmussen. Documentary about gay Afghan refugee B
Friends and Strangers Dir. James Vaughan. Fergus Wilson, Emma Diaz B
Hive Dir. Blerta Basholli. Yllka Gashi, Çun Lajçi, Aurita Agushi, Kumrije Hoxha B
Hit the Road Dir. Panah Panahi. Rayan Sarlak, Hasan Majuni, Pantea Panahiha B
The Humans Dir. Stephen Karam. Richard Jenkins, Jayne Houdyshell B
I'm Your Man Dir. Maria Schrader. Maren Eggert, Dan Stevens, Sandra Hüller B
Instructions for Survival Dir. Yana Ugrekhelidze. Documentary about asylum case B
King Richard Dir. Reinaldo Marcus Green. Will Smith, Saniyya Sidney B
The Last Shelter Dir. Ousmane Samassekou. Documentary about migrants B
Mass Dir. Fran Kranz. Reed Birney, Ann Dowd, Jason Isaacs, Martha Plimpton B
Paris, 13th District Dir. Jacques Audiard. Lucie Zhang, Makita Samba B
The Power of the Dog Dir. Jane Campion. Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst B
Procession Dir. Robert Greene. Documentary about sexual assault survivors B
Titane Dir. Julia Ducournau. Agathe Rousselle, Vincent Lindon, Garance Marillier B
The Tragedy of Macbeth Dir. Joel Coen. Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand B
The Velvet Underground Dir. Todd Haynes. Documentary about the alt-rock band B
Wandering Heart Dir. Leonardo Brzezicki. Leonardo Sbaraglia B
West Side Story Dir. Steven Spielberg. Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, Ariana DeBose B
White Building Dir. Kavich Neang. Piseth Chhun, Chinnaro Soem, Sovann Tho B
The White Tiger Dir. Ramin Bahrani. Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao B

At the End of Evin Dir. Mehdi and Mohammad Torab-Beigi. Mahdi Pakdel B–
Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn Dir. Radu Jude. Katia Pascariu, Claudia Ieremia B–
Being the Ricardos Dir. Aaron Sorkin. Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, Tony Hale B–
Benedetta Dir. Paul Verhoeven. Virginie Efira, Daphne Patakia B–
Cusp Dir. Parker Hill, Isabel Bethencourt. Documentary about teen girls in Texas B–
Encanto Dir. Jared Bush, Byron Howard. Voice of Stephanie Beatriz B–
The French Dispatch Dir. Wes Anderson. Benicio Del Toro, Adrien Brody B–
The Gravedigger's Wife Dir. Khadar Ayderus Ahmed. Omar Abdi B–
A Hero Dir. Asghar Farhadi. Amir Jadidi, Sahar Goldoust, Mohsen Tanabandeh B–
Language Lessons Dir. Natalie Morales. Mark Duplass, Natalie Morales B–
Lingui, the Sacred Bonds Dir. Mahamat-Saleh Haroun. Achouackh Abakar B–
Madeleine Collins Dir. Antoine Barraud. Virginie Efira, Quim Gutiérrez B
The Many Saints of Newark Dir. Alan Taylor. Alessandro Nivola B–
Petite Maman Dir. Céline Sciamma. Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz, Nina Meurisse B–
The Rescue Dir. Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin. Documentary B–
Silent Land Dir. Aga Woszczyńska. Dobromir Dymecki, Agnieszka Żulewska B–
Summer of Soul Dir. Questlove. Documentary about Harlem music festival B–
tick, tick...BOOM! Dir. Lin-Manuel Miranda. Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp B–
The Tsugua Diaries Dir. Maureen Fazendeiro, Miguel Gomes. Crista Alfaiate B–
The United States vs. Billie Holiday Dir. Lee Daniels. Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes B–

Acts of Love Dir. Isidore Bethel. Documentary about a search for connection C+
Boy Meets Boy Dir. Daniel Sanchez Lopez. Alexandros Koutsoulis C+
Down in Paris Dir. Antony Hickling. Antony Hickling, Jean-Christophe Bouvet C+
In the Heights Dir. Jon M. Chu. Anthony Ramos, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera C+
Judas and the Black Messiah Dir. Shaka King. Lakeith Stanfield, Daniel Kaluuya C+
The Last Forest Dir. Luiz Bolognesi. Documentary about imperiled Amazon tribe C+
Nightmare Alley Dir. Guillermo del Toro. Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara C+
No Sudden Move Dir. Steven Soderbergh. Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro C+
Oscar Micheaux: The Superhero of Black Filmmaking Dir. Francesco Zippel C+
Pig Dir. Michael Sarnoski. Nicolas Cage, Alex Wolff, Adam Arkin, David Knell C+
Plan B Dir. Natalie Morales. Kuhoo Verma, Victoria Moroles, Michael Provost C+
Red Rocket Dir. Sean Baker. Simon Rex, Suzanna Son, Bree Elrod, Ethan Darbone C+
See You Then Dir. Mari Walker. Pooya Mohseni, Lynn Chen, Danny Jacobs C+
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Dir. Destin Daniel Cretton C+
Skál Dir. Cecilie Debell, Maria Tórgarð. Documentary about young Faroese couple C+
The Worst Person in the World Dir. Joachim Trier. Renate Reinsve C+

Boulevard!: A Hollywood Story Dir. Jeffrey Schwarz. Documentary C
Don't Look Up Dir. Adam McKay. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence C
The Eyes of Tammy Faye Dir. Michael Showalter. Jessica Chastain C
The Green Knight Dir. David Lowery. Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Sean Harris C
No Time to Die Dir. Cary Joji Fukunaga. Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Rami Malek C
Nobody Has to Know Dir. Bouli Lanners. Bouli Lanners, Michelle Fairley C
Potato Dreams of America Dir. Wes Hurley. Hersh Powers, Sophia Mitri Schloss C
Respect Dir. Liesl Tommy. Jennifer Hudson, Marlon Wayans, Forest Whitaker C
The Souvenir, Part II Dir. Joanna Hogg. Honor Swinton Byrne, Tilda Swinton C
Spencer Dir. Pablo Larraín. Kristen Stewart, Jack Farthing, Sally Hawkins C

Belfast Dir. Kenneth Branagh. Jude Hill, Caitríona Balfe, Jamie Dornan C–
Bergman Island Dir. Mia Hansen-Løve. Vicky Krieps, Tim Roth, Mia Wasikowska C–
The Card Counter Dir. Paul Schrader. Oscar Isaac, Tye Sheridan, Tiffany Haddish C–
CODA Dir. Siän Heder. Emilia Jones, Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur, Daniel Durant C–
Cruella Dir. Craig Gillespie. Emma Stone, Mark Strong, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry C–
Firebird Dir. Peeter Rebane. Tom Prior, Oleg Zagorodnii, Diana Pozharskaya C–
The Mauritanian Dir. Kevin Macdonald. Tahar Rahim, Jodie Foster C–
The Matrix Resurrections Dir. Lana Wachowski. Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss C–
Stillwater Dir. Tom McCarthy. Matt Damon, Camille Cottin, Abigail Breslin C–
Swan Song Dir. Benjamin Cleary. Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Glenn Close C–
The Tender Bar Dir. George Clooney. Tye Sheridan, Ben Affleck, Lily Rabe C–

The Guilty Dir. Antoine Fuqua. Jake Gyllenhaal, Riley Keough, Ethan Hawke D+

Eternals Dir. Chloé Zhao. Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Salma Hayek D

The Hand of God Dir. Paolo Sorrentino. Filippo Scotti, Teresa Saponangelo D–
House of Gucci Dir. Ridley Scott. Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Al Pacino D–