Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The New York Film Festival announces its slate!

Here's the lineup:

The 49th New York Film Festival main-slate:

Opening Night Gala Selection

Director: Roman Polanski
Country: France/Germany/Poland

Centerpiece Gala Selection
“My Week With Marilyn”
Director: Simon Curtis
Country: UK

Special Gala Presentations
“A Dangerous Method”
Director: David Cronenberg
Country: UK/Canada/Germany

“The Skin I Live In”
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Country: Spain

Closing Night Gala Selection
“The Descendants”
Director: Alexander Payne
Country: USA

Main Slate

“4:44: Last Day on Earth”
Director: Abel Ferrara
Country: USA

“The Artist”
Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Country: France

“Corpo Celeste”
Director: Alice Rohrwacher
Country: Italy/Switzerland/France

Director: Joseph Cedar
Country: Israel

“George Harrison: Living in the Material World”
Director: Martin Scorsese
Country: USA

“Goodbye First Love”
Director: Mia Hansen-Løve
Country: France/Germany

“The Kid With a Bike”
Director: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Country: Belgium/France

“Le Havre”
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
Country: Finland/France/Germany

“The Loneliest Planet”
Director: Julia Loktev
Country: USA/Germany

“Martha Marcy May Marlene”
Director: Sean Durkin
Country: USA

Director: Lars von Trier
Country: Denmark/Sweden/France/Germany/Italy

“Miss Bala”
Director: Gerardo Naranjo
Country: Mexico

“Once Upon a Time in Anatolia”
Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Country: Turkey

Director: Wim Wenders
Country: Germany/France/UK

Director: Ruben Östlund
Country: Sweden/France/Denmark

Director: Nadav Lapid
Country: Israel/France

“A Separation”
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Country: Iran

Director: Steve McQueen
Country: UK

“Sleeping Sickness”
Director: Ulrich Köhler
Country: Germany/France/Netherlands

“The Student”
Director: Santiago Mitre
Country: Argentina

“This Is Not a Film”
Director: Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
Country: Iran

“The Turin Horse”
Director: Béla Tarr and Agnes Hranitzky
Country: Hungary/France/Germany/Switzerland/USA

-Joey's Two Cents: There's more to see this year than in the past, so perhaps the time is right for me to cover it for the site...thoughts?

1 comment:

  1. Shame is one I'm very intrigued to see, besides the usual suspects of Oscar players...