55th Annual New York Film Festival’s Main Slate Screening Roster

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55th Annual New York Film Festival’s Main Slate Screening Roster
Every year the New York Film Festival is the most anticipated fall event in the city. On Sunday at noon tickets for screenings officially went on sale.

The Film Society presents this event annually at the Lincoln Center, marking its 55th year this fall. The New York Film Festival will feature plenty of events and screenings, all of which you can attend over the course of seventeen days beginning Sept. 28 and ending Oct. 15. 

The lineup released features festival veterans such as Agnieszka Holland, Aki Kaurismäki, and Lucrecia Martel along with NYFF newcomers such as Dee Rees, Greta Gerwig, Sean Baker, and Chloé Zhao. While there are plenty of screenings to catch throughout the festival, the roster for the 25 Main Slate screenings are as follows:

Opening Night:

Last Flag Flying  Dir. Richard Linklater


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

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

Let the Sun Shine In/Un beau soleil intérieur – Dir. Claire Denis

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

The festival is broken down into nine categories: Main Slate, Convergence, Projections, Special Events, Revivals, Retrospective, Shorts Programs, Spotlight on Documentary, and Talks.  Tickets to all screenings and events can be found on the 2017 NYFF website.

Featured image source [Facebook/Last Flag Flying]