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New York Film Festival complete lineup

August 16, 2010 |  1:31 pm

Clint Clint Eastwood's latest directorial effort, "Hereafter," a picture starring Matt Damon about three people whose lives are uniquely affected by death, has been chosen as the closing night movie at the upcoming New York Film Festival.

The festival, which kicks off Sept. 24 with David Fincher's "The Social Network," will feature 28 films and runs through Oct. 10.

As my colleague Steven Zeitchik noted when it was announced that the movie about Facebook would open the fall festival, the event has a reputation for screening "highbrow, twee movies," such as "The Queen" and "The Class" in years past. 

The 48th annual festival seems to follow in that vein. Julie Taymor's adaptation of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" serves as the festival's centerpiece, while "Film Socialisme" will mark Jean-Luc Godard's 27th appearance at the New York festival. There are also a number of international selections, including Thailand's "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives," which won the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and France's "Carlos," a film about 1970s terrorist Carlos the Jackal, which is an astounding five hours long.

The festival's complete lineup follows after the jump.

Opening Night

“The Social Network,” David Fincher, 2010, USA, 120 min

Centerpiece

“The Tempest,” Julie Taymor, 2010, USA, 110 min

Closing Night


“Hereafter,” Clint Eastwood, 2010, USA, 126 min

Official Lineup


“Another Year,” Mike Leigh, 2010, UK, 129 min

“Aurora,” Cristi Puiu, 2010, Romania, 181 min

“Black Venus” (Venus noire), Abdellatif Kechiche, France, 166 min

“Carlos,” Olivier Assayas, 2010, France, 319 min

“Certified Copy” (Copie conformé), Abbas Kiarostami, 2010, France/Italy, 106 min

“Film Socialisme,” Jean-Luc Godard, 2010, Switzerland, 101 min

“Inside Job,” Charles Ferguson, 2010, USA, 120 min

“Le Quattro Volte,” Michelangelo Frammartino, 2010, Italy, 88 min

“Lennon NYC,” Michael Epstein, 2010, USA, 115 min

“Meek’s Cutoff,” Kelly Reichardt, 2010, USA, 104 min

“My Joy” (Schastye moe), Sergei Loznitsa, 2010, Ukraine/Germany, 127 min

“Mysteries of Lisbon” (Misterios de Lisboa), Raul Ruiz, Portugal/France, 272 min

“Of Gods and Men” (Des hommes et des dieux), Xavier Beauvois, 2010, France, 120 min

“Oki’s Movie” (Ok hui ui yeonghwa), Hong Sang-soo, 2010, South Korea, 80 min

“Old Cats” (Gatos viejos), Sebastian Silva, 2010, Chile, 88 min

“Poetry” (Shi), Lee Chang-dong, 2010, South Korea, 139 min

“Post Mortem,” Pablo Larrain, 2010, Chile/Mexico/Germany, 98 min

“Revolución,” Mariana Chenillo, Fernando Eimbcke, Amat Escalante, Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo García, Diego Luna, Gerardo Naranjo, Rodrigo Plá, Carlos Reygadas, Patricia Riggen, 2010, Mexico, 110 min

“The Robber” (Der Räuber), Benjamin Heisenberg, Austria/Germany, 90 min

“Robinson in Ruins,” Patrick Keiller, 2010, UK, 101 min

“Silent Souls” (Ovsyanki), Alexei Fedorchenko, Russia, 75 min

“The Strange Case of Angelica” (O estranho caso de Angélica), Manoel de Oliveira, Portugal, 97 min

“Tuesday After Christmas” (Marti, dupa craciun), Radu Muntean, Romania, 99 min

“Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives” (Lung Boonmee raluek chat), Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2010, UK/Thailand, 113 min

“We Are What We Are” (Somos lo que hay), Jorge Michel Grau, Mexico, 90 min

-- Amy Kaufman

Twitter.com/AmyKinLA

Photo: Clint Eastwood. Credit: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times.

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