March 13, 2024
The opening night selection of First Look 2024 is Astrid Rondero and Fernanda Valadez's follow-up to Identifying Features, a major work by two of the finest young filmmakers of their generation, in which a young man, orphaned by the Mexican drug cartels, grows up in the shadow of violence.
March 17, 2024
In the First Look 2024 closing night film, five recent high-school graduates escape small-town Oregon for one last adventure together, trekking 500 miles westward for their first visit to the Pacific coast. The latest film from Bill and Turner Ross is a joyous exploration (and detonation) of the borderlands of reality, mythology, narrative, improvisation, the discernable, and the ineffable.