The 55th New York Film Festival Adds 22 More Films to Its Main Slate

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The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced twenty-two more movies for their main slate of the 55th New York Film Festival, joining the previously announced Opening Night, Closing Night and Centerpiece films.

Richard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying will open the prestigious festival on September 28 and the latest film from Woody Allen, Wonder Wheel, closes it on October 15. Both of those are World Premieres. In between will be the Centerpiece film, Wonderstruck, from Todd Haynes, which previously played at Cannes and Locarno.

The twenty-two new movies announced include previous festival favorites like Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name, Dee Rees’ Mudbound and Sean Baker’s The Florida Project, as well as Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut Lady Bird  and Noah Baumbach’s Netflix movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected). Other returning filmmakers include Claire Denis, Aki Kaurismäki, Arnaud Desplechin, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Agnès Varda and Hong Sang-Soo.

Below is what the line-up for the 55th New York Film Festival looks like so far with Special Events, Revivals, documentaries and other sections of the festival still to be announced.

Opening Night
Last Flag Flying
Dir. Richard Linklater

Centerpiece
Wonderstruck
Dir. Todd Haynes

Closing Night
Wonder Wheel
Dir. Woody Allen

Before We Vanish
Dir. Kiyoshi Kurosawa

BPM (Beats Per Minute)/120 battements par minute
Dir. Robin Campillo

Bright Sunshine In/Un beau soleil intérieur
Dir. Claire Denis

Call Me by Your Name
Dir. Luca Guadagnino

The Day After
Dir. Hong Sang-soo

Faces Places/Visages villages
Dir. Agnès Varda & JR

Félicité
Dir. Alain Gomis

The Florida Project
Dir. Sean Baker

Ismael’s Ghosts/Les fantômes d’Ismaël
Dir. Arnaud Desplechin

Lady Bird
Dir. Greta Gerwig

Lover for a Day/L’Amant d’un jour
Dir. Philippe Garrel

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
Dir. Noah Baumbach

Mrs. Hyde/Madame Hyde
Dir. Serge Bozon

Mudbound
Dir. Dee Rees

On the Beach at Night Alone
Dir. Hong Sang-soo

The Other Side of Hope/Toivon tuolla puolen
Dir. Aki Kaurismäki

The Rider
Dir. Chloé Zhao

Spoor/Pokot
Dir. Agnieszka Holland, in cooperation with Kasia Adamik

The Square
Dir. Ruben Östlund

Thelma
Dir. Joachim Trier

Western
Dir. Valeska Grisebach

Zama
Dir. Lucrecia Martel

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