BSAF 2019: IFFBoston announces lineup

The Independent Film Festival Boston has announced their list of titles for 2019! Schedule will be announced soon, but for now, I’m thinking they did really good this year, and I even got several of the films on my wishlist – yay!  Here’s the lineup!

Opening Night Film:

LUCE directed by Julius Onah
April 24 at the Somerville.

Friday Centerpiece: Narrative Spotlight:

OFFICIAL SECRETS directed by Gavin Hood
April 26 at the Somerville.

Saturday Centerpiece: Documentary Spotlight:

WBCN AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION directed by Bill Lichtenstein
April 27 at the Somerville.

Closing Night Film:

THE FAREWELL directed by Lulu Wang
May 1 at the Coolidge.

Narrative Features

THE ART OF SELF-DEFENSE directed by Riley Stearns
BANANA SPLIT directed by Benjamin Kasulke
THE DEATH OF DICK LONG directed by Daniel Scheinert
THE FAREWELL directed by Lulu Wang
GREENER GRASS directed by Jocelyn DeBoer & Dawn Luebbe
HER SMELL directed by Alex Ross Perry
IN FABRIC directed by Peter Strickland
LORO directed by Paolo Sorrentino
LUCE directed by Julius Onah
MASS HYSTERIA directed by Jeffrey Ryan & Arielle Cimino
MICKEY AND THE BEAR directed by Annabelle Attanasio
MONOS directed by Alejandro Landes
THE NIGHTINGALE directed by Jennifer Kent
OFFICIAL SECRETS directed by Gavin Hood
PHOTOGRAPH directed by Ritesh Batra
THE RUSALKA directed by Perry Blackshear
SHADOW directed by Zhang Yimou
THE SOUND OF SILENCE directed by Michael Tyburski
SWORD OF TRUST directed by Lynn Shelton
THEM THAT FOLLOW directed by Britt Poulton & Dan Madison Savage
WILD ROSE directed by Tom Harper

Documentary Features

ASK DR. RUTH directed by Ryan White
BEI BEI directed by Rose Rosenblatt & Marion Lipschutz
THE CANDIDATES directed by Alexandra Stergiou & Lexi Henigman
COLD CASE HAMMARSKJOLD directed by Mads Brügger
EAT UP directed by Fiona Turner
ERNIE AND JOE directed by Jenifer McShane
FLOAT directed by Phillip Kibbe
FOR THE BIRDS directed by Richard Miron
THE GOOD THE BAD THE HUNGRY directed by Nicole Lucas Haimes
IT STARTED AS A JOKE directed by Julie Smith Clem & Ken Druckerman
JAWLINE directed by Liza Mandelup
JIM ALLISON: BREAKTHROUGH directed by Bill Haney
KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE directed by Rachel Lears
LOVE, ANTOSHA directed by Garret Price
MIDNIGHT FAMILY directed by Luke Lorentzen
NOT FOR RESALE directed by Kevin J. James
ONE CHILD NATION directed by Nanfu Wang
OUT OF OMAHA directed by Clay Tweel
PAHOKEE directed by Patrick Bresnan & Ivete Lucas
PIZZA, A LOVE STORY directed by Gorman Bechard
RIPLIST directed by Mike Scholtz
RUNNING WITH BETO directed by David Modigliani
SALVAGE directed by Amy C. Elliott
UNTITLED AMAZING JOHNATHAN DOCUMENTARY directed by Benjamin Berman
WBCN AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION directed by Bill Lichtenstein
WE ARE NOT PRINCESSES directed by Bridgette Auger & Itab Azzam
WELL GROOMED directed by Rebecca Stern
YOU DON’T NOMI directed by Jeffrey McHale

Narrative Shorts

THE 8TH YEAR OF THE EMERGENCY directed by Maureen Towey
CONVICTION directed by Khadija Diakite
DAMAGE directed by Matt Porter
DIOS NUNCA MUERE directed by Barbara Cigarroa
FATHER FIGURINE directed by Matt Kazman
FRESH AIR directed by Katherine Tolentino
GRACE directed by Steven Gray & Alexia Oldini
LISTLESS directed by Noam Tomaschoff
NUMBER TWO directed by Devvrat Mishra
PEEP directed by Zachary Dehm
PEGGY directed by Justin O’Neal Miller
PERSONAL BEST directed by Kevin P. Alexander
THE PLACE TO BE directed by Julia Elizabeth Evans
POSSESSIONS directed by Zeke Farrow
PUT YOUR FEET UP directed by Peter Horgan
STELLA FOR STAR directed by Nick Singer
SWEET STEEL directed by Will Goss
THE TOLL ROAD directed by Tom Riley
WHITEOUT directed by Lance Edmands
WIRELESS directed by David Fritzson

Documentary Shorts

605 ADULTS 304 CHILDREN directed by Michael Mahaffie
ALL INCLUSIVE directed by Corina Schwingruber Ilić
THE BATTLE FOR RANKED CHOICE directed by Julie Mallozzi
THE BEST WAY IS BY HAND directed by Cathleen O’Connell
BOOKANIMA: MARTIAL ARTS directed by Shon Kim
COLLEGE BOUND directed by Blair Getz Mezibov
DAVID AND THE KINGDOM directed by Brian Paccione & Woodrow Travers
EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SUDDEN BIRTH (*BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK) directed by Scott Calonico
THE GUY directed by E.J. McLeavey-Fisher
LANDING ON AIRWAVES directed by Jonathan Napolitano
MOMENT TO MOMENT directed by Mike Attie
MY FATHER, MY FARM directed by Kayleigh Napolitano & Jonathan Napolitano
ON RETREAT directed by Jessica Bernstein-Wax
SANTUARIO directed by Pilar Timpane & Christine Delp
SCENES FROM A PROTEST directed by Kevin McCarthy
WOKE UP BREATHING directed by Josh Johnson & Grayson Tyler Johnson

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