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'Whiplash,' 'Foxcatcher' and Jean-Luc Godard Join 'Gone Girl' in New York Film Festival Main Slate Lineup

Photo of Casey Cipriani By Casey Cipriani | Indiewire August 13, 2014 at 11:36AM

The New York Film Festival has announced its Main Slate lineup, which includes previous festival favorites like "Mr. Turner," "Clouds of Sils Maria," 'Two Days, One Night" and Jean-Luc Godard's "Goodbye to Language."
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The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the Main Slate selection for the 2014 New York Film Festival, which takes place from Sept. 26-Oct. 12.

READ MORE: David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' to Open 52nd New York Film Festival

The 30 features include new films by Lisandro Alonso, Asia Argento, Olivier Assayas, Nick Broomfield, Pedro Costa, David Cronenberg, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Abel Ferrara, Jean-Luc Godard, Hong Sang-soo, Mike Leigh, Mia Hansen-Løve, Bennett Miller, Oren Moverman, Alex Ross Perry, Alain Resnais, Alice Rohrwacher, Josh & Benny Safdie and more.

“Sometimes the sheer breadth of cinema amazes me,” said NYFF Director and Selection Committee Chair Kent Jones. “In this year’s lineup, we have great big films alongside films made on the most intimate scale -- personal epics and intricately constructed chamber pieces, films of great serenity and films that leave you dazed, first films and last films, all equally vivid, alive, and essential. Taken altogether, this year’s Main Slate reminds me, all over again, why I love the cinema so much, and it will do the same for you.”

The selection committee, chaired by Kent Jones, also includes Dennis Lim, FSLC Director of Programming; Marian Masone, FSLC Senior Programming Advisor; Gavin Smith, Editor-in-Chief, Film Comment; and Amy Taubin, Contributing Editor, Film Comment and Sight & Sound. 

NYFF previously announced the retrospective “Joseph L. Mankiewicz: The Essential Iconoclast,” as well as initial selections in NYFF Convergence and the Revivals section, including “Burroughs: The Movie,” “The Color of Pomegranates,” “Hiroshima, Mon Amour” and “Once Upon a Time in America.”

The 52nd New York Film Festival Main Slate


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

EDEN
Director: Mia Hansen-Løve

FOXCATCHER
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

JAUJA
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

PASOLINI
Director: Abel Ferrara

THE PRINCESS OF FRANCE (La Princesa de Francia)
Director: Matías Piñeiro

SAINT LAURENT
Director: Bertrand Bonello

LA SAPIENZA
Director: Eugène Green

’71
Director: Yann Demange

TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER
Director: Nick Broomfield

TIMBUKTU
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

WHIPLASH
Director: Damien Chazelle

THE WONDERS (Le meraviglie)
Director: Alice Rohrwacher

This article is related to: New York Film Festival, NYFF, Film Society of Lincoln Center






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