READ MORE: Middleburg Film Festival to Honor Composer Carter Burwell and Cinematographer Dante Spinotti
The Middleburg Film Festival has announced the 23 films that will make up the main slate for this year’s festival. The festival will begin on October 22 with Tom McCarthy’s festival favorite "Spotlight," starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams and Liev Shreiber. Other highlights from the main slate include the world premiere of Meg Ryan’s directorial debut, "Ithaca," as well as victory laps for festival hits such as "Carol" and "Anomalisa."
In addition to the screenings, the Middleburg Film Festival will welcome guests such as directors Lee Daniels, Catherine Hardwicke, Meg Ryan, Abigail Disney and Marc Abraham, as well as actor Tab Hunter and actress Bo Derek. As previously announced, film composer Carter Burwell and cinematographer Dante Spinotti will be honored with awards for Distinguished Composer and Distinguished Cinematographer, respectively.
"We are delighted to share this year’s selection of films and conversations with festival attendees," said Executive Director Susan Koch. "The 2015 slate represents a terrific mix of Oscar contenders, fascinating documentaries, and critically-acclaimed foreign language films."
The festival will take place in Middleburg, Virginia from October 22-25. Head here for more information.
Check out all 23 selections below:
ARABIAN NIGHT: THE DESOLATE ONE
ARMOR OF LIGHT
EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT
HARRY & SNOWMAN
INGRID BERGMAN – IN HER OWN WORDS
I SAW THE LIGHT
LOUDER THAN BOMBS
MISS YOU ALREADY
PEGGY GUGGENHEIM – ART ADDICT
THE PREPPIE CONNECTION
SON OF SAUL
TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL