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56th New York Film Festival Unveils Main Slate: Barry Jenkins, Claire Denis, Alex Ross Perry, Jean-Luc Godard in Lineup

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56th New York Film Festival Unveils Main Slate: Barry Jenkins, Claire Denis, Alex Ross Perry, Jean-Luc Godard in Lineup

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Today, the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s New York Film Festival announced its main slate of films for this year’s event. On July 18, the festival announced Roma, Alfonso Cuarón’s first film since Gravity, as its centerpiece selection. Since then, Yorgos Lanthithos’s The Favourite was announced as the opening-night film and Julian Schnabel’s At Eternity’s Gate, about the last days of Vincent van Gogh and starring Willem Dafoe in the leading role, as the festival’s closer. Below is the full lineup of 30 films from 22 countries.

Opening Night
The Favourite (Yorgos Lanthimos)

Centerpiece
Roma (Alfonso Cuarón)

Closing Night
At Eternity’s Gate (Julian Schnabel)

3 Faces (Jafar Panahi)

Asako I & II (Ryûsuke Hamaguchi)

Ash Is Purest White (Jia Zhang-ke)

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Joel and Ethan Coen)

Burning (Lee Chang-dong)

Cold War (Paweł Pawlikowski)

A Faithful Man (Louis Garrel)

A Family Tour (Ying Liang)

La Flor (Mariano Llinás)

Grass (Hong Sang-soo)

Happy As Lazzaro (Alice Rohrwacher)

Her Smell (Alex Ross Perry)

High Life (Claire Denis)

Hotel by the River (Hong Sang-soo)

If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)

The Image Book (Jean-Luc Godard)

In My Room (Ulrich Köhler)

Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Bi Gan)

Monrovia, Indiana (Frederick Wiseman)

Non-Fiction (Olivier Assayas)

Private Life (Tamara Jenkins)

Ray & Liz (Richard Billingham)

Shoplifters (Hirokazu Kore-eda)

Sorry Angel (Christophe Honoré)

Too Late to Die Young (Dominga Sotomayor)

Transit (Christian Petzold)

Wildlife (Paul Dano)

The New York Film Festival runs from September 28—October 14.