The picture was captured by film reviewer and fest programmer Aseem Chhabra. The still is from Raam Reddy’s directorial debut Thithi has been selected for this year’s edition of the prestigious New Directors/New Films. Aseem pointed in his FB post that they were playing the entire New Directors/New Films’ trailer in the loop, so he waited for the moment to capture the film’s image of ‘Century Gowda’.
Celebrating its 45th edition in 2016, New Directors/New Films introduces New York audiences to the work of emerging filmmakers from around the world. Throughout its rich history, New Directors has uncovered talents like Pedro Almódovar, Chantal Akerman, Hou Hsiao–hsien, Christopher Nolan, Laura Poitras, Spike Lee, and Kelly Reichardt.
Curated by Museum of the Modern Art and Film Society of Lincoln Center, it will show 27 features and 10 shorts this year.