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56th New York Film Festival

Image: "Sorry Angel" directed by Christophe Honoré

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the 30 films for the Main Slate of the 56th New York Film Festival, September 28 – October 14.

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.

As previously announced, the NYFF56 Opening Night is Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Favourite, Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA is Centerpiece, and Julian Schnabel’s At Eternity’s Gate will close the festival. 

French films & French coproductions selected:

Main Slate

A Faithful Man / L’Homme fidèle
Dir. Louis Garrel, France, 2018, 75m
U.S. Premiere in presence of Louis Garrel

High Life
Dir. Claire Denis, Germany/France/USA/UK/Poland, 2018, 110m
U.S. Premiere in presence of Claire Denis.

Non-Fiction / Doubles vies
Dir. Olivier Assayas, France, 2018, 106m
In presence of Olivier Assayas

Sorry Angel
Dir. Christophe Honoré, France, 2018, 132m
North American Premiere in presence of Christophe Honoré

> Metrograph will host Christophe Honore on Wednesday, October 3rd at 7:00pm for a 35mm screening of his film "Making Plans for Lena". More information and tickets here.

French co-productions:

At Eternity’s Gate

Dir. Julian Schnabel, USA/France, 2018, 106m
North American Premiere

Asako I & II
Dir. Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, Japan/France, 2018, 119m
U.S. Premiere

The Image Book / Le Livre d’image
Dir. Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland, 2018, 90m
U.S. Premiere in presence of cinematographer Fabrice Aragno

Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Dir. Bi Gan, China/France, 2018, 133m
U.S. Premiere

Dir. Christian Petzold, Germany/France, 2018, 101m
U.S. Premiere


Hyenas / Ramatou
Dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty, Senegal/Switzerland/France, 1992, 110m

Khrustalyov, My Car! / Khrustalyov, mashinu!
Dir. Alexei Guerman, USSR/France, 1998, 150m


Tribute to Dan Talbot
Every Man for Himself / Sauve qui peut (la vie)
Dir. Jean-Luc Godard, France/Austria/West Germany/Switzerland, 1980, 87m

Tribute to Pierre Rissient

The American Friend
Dir. Wim Wenders, West Germany/France, 1977, 125m

My Dinner with André
Dir. Louis Malle, USA, 1981, 110m

Searching for Ingmar Bergman
Dir. Margarethe von Trotta, Germany/France, 2018, 99m

More information and tickets are available through Lincoln Center