There Is a New World Somewhere
Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!
Director: Li Lu Run Time: 103 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR
Starring: Agnes Bruckner, Ashley Bell, John Robinson, Maurice Compte
Nitehawk’s ART SEEN welcomes writer/director Li Lu as she brings her debut feature THERE IS A NEW WORLD SOMEWHERE for a New York City premiere.
Come experience an award winning film that critics call “indie, off-the-beaten path, and mesmerizing” and “cinema, by and about women, that strives to capture a new look on the American South.” Q&A with writer/director Li Lu.
There is a New World Somewhere is a coming of age story about self-revelation and the solitary struggle of an artistic soul. An unsuccessful artist, Sylvia escapes New York City and problems of mind and money to attend her friend’s wedding in her Texas hometown. In Austin, Sylvia meets Esteban, an electrifying stranger. Instantly, they are enamored with each other. He proposes a road trip back to New York and dares her to leave town with him. Eager for a careless adventure, Sylvia is forced to trust her heart, even if it leads her down dark and mysterious paths. It is the debut feature film by writer/director Li Lu.