New York Film Festival reveals full slate of films

By Alina Tichacek,

The New York Film Festival has announced its full slate of films set to be shown.

The films are chosen by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and include a multitude of world premieres showcasing the biggest names in acting and directing.

In addition to the previously announced marquee attractions – David Fincher’s Gone Girl, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice and Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu’s Birdman - the festival will play 27 other films over the span of the 17-day festival, many of which are early Oscar contenders.

Below is a list of the 30 films selected for the festival, as reported by The Wall Street Journal and The Hollywood Reporter.

Opening Night Gala Selection
Gone Girl
Director: David Fincher

Centerpiece Gala Selection
Inherent Vice
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Closing Night Gala Selection
Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Beloved Sisters (Die geliebten Schwestern)
Director: Dominik Graf

The Blue Room (La chambre bleue)
Director: Mathieu Amalric

Clouds of Sils Maria
Director: Olivier Assayas

Director: Mia Hansen-Løve

Director: Bennett Miller

Goodbye to Language (Adieu au langage)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard

Heaven Knows What
Directors: Josh & Benny Safdie

Hill of Freedom (Jayuui Eondeok)
Director: Hong Sang-soo

HORSE MONEY (Cavalo Dinheiro)
Director: Pedro Costa

Director: Lisandro Alonso

Life of Riley (Aimer, boire et chanter)
Director: Alain Resnais

Listen Up Philip
Director: Alex Ross Perry

Maps To The Stars
Director: David Cronenberg

Misunderstood (Incompresa)
Director: Asia Argento

Mr. Turner
Director: Mike Leigh

Director: Abel Ferrara

The Princess of France (La Princesa de Francia)
Director: Matías Piñeiro

Saint Laurent
Director: Bertrand Bonello

La Sapienza
Director: Eugène Green

Director: Yann Demange

Tales of the Grim Sleeper
Director: Nick Broomfield

Director: Abderrahmane Sissako

Time Out of Mind
Director: Oren Moverman

Two Days, One Night (Deux jours, une nuit)
Directors: Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne

Two Shots Fired (Dos Disparos)
Director: Martín Rejtman

Director: Damien Chazelle

The Wonders (Le meraviglie)
Director: Alice Rohrwacher

This year’s festival is under the direction of Kent Jones, chair of its film selection committee. Other members of the committee include FSLC director of programming Dennis Lim, FSLC senior programming advisor Marian Masone, Film Comment editor-in-chief Gavin Smith and Film Comment and Sight & Sound contributing editor Amy Taubin.

The 52nd New York Film Festival will take place Sept. 26 to Oct. 12.

Image via INFphoto.com



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