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56th Annual New York Film Festival

Sep 19, 2018
56th Annual New York Film Festival
This September, Lincoln Square is once again home to the most acclaimed cinema of the year as the Film Society of Lincoln Center hosts the 56th Annual New York Film FestivalFrom Friday, September 28 through Sunday, October 14, the Film Society of Lincoln Center will host an amazing festival of 30 films, documentaries, and other productions which will include new titles from celebrated auteurs, captivating features from international festivals, and much more. 
This year's Main Slate showcases films from 22 different countries and includes returning directors such as Joel & Ethan Coen, Claire Denis, Lee Chang-dong, Jia Zhangke, and others, and directors making both their directorial and NYFF debuts, like Paul Dano and Richard Billingham, plus many more. Click here for a schedule of the festival's Main Slate. In addition to these films, the New York Film Festival also has a schedule of incredible shorts, new restorations from revered directors, experimental films, and other events and showcases you won't want to miss! Click here to view highlight trailers from festival films this year. 
The 17-day 56th New York Film Festival recognizes the best in cinema and is not an event to miss for film buffs. Tickets are already selling fast, so be sure to snag seats soon!  
Photo credit: Still from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Dr. Joel & Ethan Cohen