Film series: New Visions, New Voices

scene from the film A THOUSAND AND ONE
A THOUSAND AND ONE (dir. A.V. Rockwell, 2023)
A woman sitting next to the destroyed wall of a house.
KLONDIKE (dir. Maryna Er Gorbach, 2022)

This annual series amplifies the work of emerging filmmakers by showcasing some of the most exciting directorial debuts, or first features, from the past year.

Featuring a variety of genres and subjects ranging from a Ukrainian war film to a Thai political satire, New Visions, New Voices aims to foreground innovative approaches to storytelling, celebrate creative risk-taking, and introduce some of the most exciting new voices in the film industry. Modeled on New Directors/New Films at MoMA and Film at Lincoln Center, the series will include ten debut features, presented throughout the spring semester.

This semester, in collaboration with the Department of Performing and Media Arts, we are also pleased to welcome Cornell alums Jason Goldman ’03 and Greg Reese ’02 for a screening of Goldman’s debut documentary feature Rowdy Girl (2023), which tells the story of a former Texas cattle rancher who goes vegan and transforms her husband’s beef operation into a farmed animal sanctuary.


A Thousand and One    
Directed by A.V. Rockwell, 2022
Friday, January 26 at 7pm
Friday, February 2 at 9:15pm    

The Unknown Country    
Directed by Morissa Maltz, 2023
Saturday, February 3 at 8:30pm    
Sunday, February 4 at 5:30pm

Earth Mama    
Directed by Savanah Leaf, 2023
Saturday, February 10 at 8:30pm
Thursday, February 15 at 9pm

Directed by Maryna Er Gorbach, 2022
Thursday, February 15 at 7pm
Sunday, February 18 at 5:30pm

Directed by Charlotte Regan, 2023
Friday, March at 9pm
Saturday, March 2 at 8:30pm

Rowdy Girl (with filmmakers in person!)
Directed by Jason Goldman, 2022
Friday, March 8 at 7pm

Directed by Saim Sadiq, 2023
Saturday, March 9 at 8:30pm    
Saturday, March 23 at 6pm    

How to Have Sex    
Directed by Molly Manning Walker, 2023
Thursday, March 14 at 9pm    
Saturday, March 16 at 8:30pm

All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt    
Directed by Raven Jackson, 2023
Sunday, April 14 at 8pm
Thursday, April 18 at 9:30pm

Arnold is a Model Student    
Directed by Sorayos Prapapan, 2022
Friday, April 19 at 7pm
Saturday, April 20 at 6pm

Related films

Scene from the film A Thousand and One

A Thousand and One


Scene from the film Earth Mama

Earth Mama


Scene from the film Klondike



Scene from the film The Unknown Country

The Unknown Country


Scene from the film Scrapper



Scene from the film How to Have Sex

How to Have Sex


Scene from the film Joyland



A man standing new to two brown cows in a green field

Rowdy Girl