SLOVENIAN FILM KARPOTROTTER IN RURAL ROUTE FESTIVAL IN NYC
The highlights of the 10th annual edition of the Rural Route Festival include a 50th anniversary presentation on restored 35mm of Parajanov’s legendary Ukraine/Carpathian-set Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, a new DCP Director’s Cut restoration of the British cult classic, Wicker Man, and a rare 16mm print of the great ethnomusicologist, Alan Lomax’s film on British May Day celebrations, Oss Oss Wee Oss.
Cutting-edge new films include Josephine Decker’s Butter on the Latch, alongside the North American Premiere of Ukrainian documentary, Krasna Malanka, the one-of-a-kind mythological fiction about one of the most unique ethnic groups within Russia, Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari, the World Premiere of renowned fashion casting director, Daniel Peddle’s Sunset Edge, and the new documentary on Yugoslavian Black Wave director, Karpo Godina, Karpotrotter.
Festival dates: Aug. 8-10 at the Museum of the Moving Image, with closing night at Brooklyn Grange flagship rooftop farm, L.I.C.
Full program of the festival is available at http://ruralroutefilms.com/2014-festival