The Film Society of Lincoln Center unveiled the 25-picture Main Slate today for the 55th New York Film Festival with a roster that features hometown stories from U.S. filmmakers and a host of international festival award winners. Among the directors whose work will be showcased are 2017 Cannes laureates Ruben Ostlund (The Square) and Robin Campillo (BPM (Beats Per Minute)); as well as NYFF veterans Aki Kaurismäki (The Other Side Of Hope) and Agnieszka Holland (Spoor) who are returning to NY following triumphs in Berlin.

Also on deck is Italy’s Luca Guadagnino with his lauded Call Me by Your Name which will mark the director’s NYFF debut. Other first-timers include Sean Baker (The Florida Project), Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird), Dee Rees (Mudbound), Chloé Zhao (The Rider) and Joachim Trier (Thelma).

The main slate includes:

Opening Night
Last Flag Flying
Dir. Richard Linklater

Centerpiece
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

Bright Sunshine In/Un beau soleil intérieur
Dir. Claire Denis

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

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


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