56th New York Film Festival Main Slate announced

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan -- The prestigious New York Film Festival is back for its 56th year!

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the 30 films for the Main Slate, beginning September 28 - October 14.

The 17-day NYFF highlights the best in world cinema, featuring works from celebrated filmmakers as well as fresh new talent.

This year's Main Slate showcases films from 22 different countries, including new titles from celebrated auteurs, extraordinary work from directors making their first NYFF bows and captivating features that wowed audiences at international festivals.

Tickets for the 56th New York Film Festival are on sale. Festival and VIP passes offer one of the best opportunities to purchase tickets and secure seats at some of the festival's biggest events, including Opening and Closing Night.

The 56th New York Film Festival Main Slate

Opening Night
The Favourite
Dir. Yorgos Lanthimos

Dir. Alfonso Cuarón

Closing Night
At Eternity's Gatel
Dir. Julian Schnabel

3 Faces
Dir. Jafar Panahi

Asako I & II
Dir. Rysuke Hamaguchi

Ash Is Purest White
Dir. Jia Zhangke

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Dir. Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

Dir. Lee Chang-dong

Cold War
Dir. Pawe Pawlikowski

A Faithful Man/L'Homme fidele
Dir. Louis Garrel

A Family Tour
Dir. Ying Liang

La Flor
Dir. Mariano Llinás

Dir. Hong Sangsoo

Happy as Lazzaro/Lazzaro felice
Dir. Alice Rohrwacher

Her Smell
Dir. Alex Ross Perry

High Life
Dir. Claire Denis

Hotel by the River
Dir. Hong Sangsoo

If Beale Street Could Talk
Dir. Barry Jenkins

The Image Book/Le Livre d'image
Dir. Jean-Luc Godard

In My Room
Dir. Ulrich Khler

Long Day's Journey Into Night
Dir. Bi Gan

Monrovia, Indiana
Dir. Frederick Wiseman

Dir. Olivier Assayas

Private Life
Dir. Tamara Jenkins

Dir. Richard Billingham

Dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda

Sorry Angel
Dir. Christophe Honoré

Too Late to Die Young
Dir. Dominga Sotomayor

Dir. Christian Petzold

Dir. Paul Dano

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