September 25 – October 11, 2015
New York, USA
What’s It All About?
In its 53rd edition, the New York International Film Festival, organised by The Film Society of Lincoln Center, has become an important stop for films that are looking forward to win some prestigious titles in the upcoming award season and also earn a spot in the compactly curated main slate. The NYIFF will feature 26 films in this year’s main slate, which will also include the world premiere of Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies with Tom Hanks.
For the first time, the festival will feature award-winning films from Cannes that will be presented to the audience. The list includes Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin, Todd Haynes’ Carol, Stéphane Brizé’s The Measure Of A Man, Jury Prize winner The Lobster, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Journey To The Shore and Corneliu Porumboiu’s The Treasure.
Watch Out For
Directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis and Christopher Browne, The Walk is an American biopic about a French high-wire artist Philippe Petit, who walked between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre on August 7, 1974. The film stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale, Ben Schwartz, Steve Valentine and Charlotte Le Bon. It is scheduled to release on September 30 by Tristar Pictures.
Danny Boyle’s directorial, Steve Jobs, will feature the dramatised account of events surrounding the Apple co-founder’s launch of various iconic products beginning with the iMac in 1998. Starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogan and Jeff Daniels, the film goes behind the scenes of the digital revolution and paints an intimate portrait of Jobs and his work. The film is scheduled to release on October 9.
Arabian Nights: Volume 1, The Restless One
Arabian Nights: Volume 2, The Desolate One
Arabian Nights: Volume 3, The Enchanted One
Bridge of Spies
Cemetery of Splendour
Don’t Blink: Robert Frank
The Forbidden Room
In The Shadow of Women / L’Ombre des femmes
Journey To The Shore / Kishibe no tabi
The Measure Of A Man / La Loi du marché
Microbe & Gasoline / Microbe et Gasoil
Mountains May Depart
My Golden Days / Trois Souvenirs de ma jeunesse
No Home Movie
Right Now, Wrong Then
The Treasure / Comoara
Where To Invade Next
Closing Night Film
An upcoming biographical film, Miles Ahead is directed by Don Cheadle, which the director co-wrote with Steven Baigelman, Stephen J Rivele and Chistopher Wilkinson. The story is based on the life of jazz musician Miles Davis and stars Don Cheadle, Emayatzy Corinealdi and Ewan McGregor.