The Lincoln Center in New York, the NYFF's nerve centre, is getting ready to be overtaken by French fever, with almost half its program made up of French titles.
Ten French films (and five minority coproductions) will be presented at the 52nd edition of the New York Film Festival (NYFF), running from September 26 through October 12 at the Lincoln Center.
Besides the presence of numerous guests invited to present their films, four masterclasses with French artists have been organized with actress Juliette Binoche, along with producers Charles Gillibert (CG Cinéma), Sylvie Pialat (Les films du Worso), and Éric Altmayer (Mandarin & Compagnie (ex-Mandarin Production))
French films in the main slate:
La Sapienza by Eugène Green (in his presence, accompanied by Martine de Clermont-Tonnerre)
The Blue Room by Mathieu Amalric (in his presence)
Life of Riley by Alain Resnais (in the presence of Caroline Silhol and Jean-Louis Livi)
Goodbye to Language by Jean-Luc Godard (in the presence of Héloïse Godet)
Clouds of Sils Maria by Olivier Assayas (in his presence, accompanied by Juliette Binoche)
Letters to Max by Éric Baudelaire (in his presence)
Saint Laurent by Bertrand Bonello (in his presence, accompanied by Éric Altmayer)
Eden by Mia Hansen-Løve (in her presence, accompanied by Charles Gillibert)
Timbuktu by Abderrahmane Sissako (in his presence, accompanied by Sylvie Pialat)
Pasolini by Abel Ferrara (in his presence, accompanied by Willem Dafoe)
The Girl and the Dogs by Guillaume Mainguet (short film)
Voilà l'enchaînement by Claire Denis (short film)
The Return by Yohann Kouam (short film)
Other French minority coproductions complete the French program: Land of Plenty by Lisandro Alonso, Misunderstood by Asia Argento, Heaven Knows What by Josh & Benny Safdie, Maps to the Stars by David Cronenberg, and Mr. Turner by Mike Leigh.
Li'l Quinquin by Bruno Dumont (in his presence)
La Forêt by Arnaud Desplechin
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