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The 58th annual New York Film Festival Starts September 17

Film at Lincoln Center recently announced the 25 films that comprise the Main Slate of the 58th New York Film Festival, which will run from September 17 – October 11. The festival has an expanded schedule  in order to provide additional access to the festival via drive-in screenings at The Brooklyn Army Terminal and Queens Drive-In at The New York Hall of Science.

Opening Night is September 17, the Centerpiece screening is September 26, and the Closing Night selection will screen October 10.

General public tickets go on sale September 11 at 2pm ET for their virtual tickets as well as the drive-in screening. More information can be found at the festival’s ticket information page.

As previously announced, the NYFF58 Opening Night selection is Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock, Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland is Centerpiece, and Azazel Jacobs’s French Exit will close the festival.

The Main Slate films include:

Film still from Lovers Rock

Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn and Micheal Ward in a still from Lovers Rock. Credit: BBC Films.

Lovers Rock; Steve McQueen; 2020; UK; 68 minutes

  • Drive-In: 9/17, 8pm (Queens) and 9pm (Brooklyn)
  • Virtual: 9/17, 8pm-11:59pm (4-hour window)
  • Virtual Encore: 10/3, 8pm – 10/5, 8pm

Nomadland; Chloé Zhao; 2020; United States; 108 minutes

  • Drive-In: 9/26, 8pm (Queens) and 9pm (Brooklyn)
  • Virtual: 9/26, 8pm-11:59pm (4-hour window)

French Exit; Azazel Jacobs; 2020; United States; 110 minutes

  • Drive-In: 10/10, 8pm (Queens) and 9pm (Brooklyn)
  • Virtual: 10/10, 8pm-11:59pm (4-hour window)

Atarrabi and Mikelats; Eugène Green; 2020; France/Belgium; 123 minutes

  • Virtual: 10/5, 8pm – 10/10, 8pm

Beginning; Dea Kulumbegashvili; 2020; Georgia; 125 minutes

  • Virtual: 10/5, 8pm – 10/10, 8pm

The Calming; Song Fang; 2020; China; 93 minutes

  • Virtual: 9/19, 8pm – 9/24, 8pm

City Hall; Frederick Wiseman; 2020; United States; 272 minutes

  • Virtual: 9/25, 8pm – 9/30, 8pm
Two men in bed from the film days

Still from Days. Credit: Homegreen Films

Days; Tsai Ming-liang; 2020; Taiwan/France; 127 minutes

  • Drive-In: 9/25, 8pm (Brooklyn)
  • Virtual: 9/25, 8pm – 9/30, 8pm

The Disciple; Chaitanya Tamhane; 2020; India; 128 minutes

  • Drive-In: 9/29, 8pm (Queens)
  • Virtual: 9/29, 8pm – 10/4, 8pm

Gunda; Victor Kossakovsky; 2020; Norway; 93 minutes

  • Drive-In: 9/19, 8pm (Queens)
  • Virtual: 9/19, 8pm-11:59pm (4-hour window)

I Carry You With Me (Te llevo conmigo); Heidi Ewing; 2020; U.S./Mexico; 111 minutes

  • Drive-In: 10/2, 8pm (Queens)
  • Virtual: 10/2, 8pm-11:59pm (4-hour window)

Isabella; Matías Piñeiro; 2020; Argentina; 80 minutes

  • Drive-In: 9/24, 8pm (Brooklyn) (preceded by The Human Voice)
  • Virtual: 9/24, 8pm – 9/29, 8pm

Malmkrog; Cristi Puiu; 2020; Romania; 200 minutes

  • Virtual: 9/18, 8pm – 9/23, 8pm
Still from the film Mangrove

Still from Steve McQueen’s Mangrove (2020). Credit: Amazon Studios.

Mangrove; Steve McQueen; 2020; UK; 126 minutes

  • Drive-In: 9/25, 8pm (Queens)
  • Virtual: 9/25, 8pm-11:59pm (4-hour window)
  • Virtual Encore: 10/3, 8pm – 10/5, 8pm

MLK/FBI; Sam Pollard; 2020; United States; 104 minutes

  • Drive-In: 9/21, 8pm (Queens)
  • Virtual: 9/21, 8pm – 9/26, 8pm

Night of the Kings; Philippe Lacôte; 2020; France/Ivory Coast/Canada/Senegal; 93 minutes

  • Virtual: 9/24, 8pm – 9/29, 8pm

Notturno; Gianfranco Rosi; 2020; Italy/France/Germany;  100 minutes

  • Drive-In: 10/6, 8pm (Queens)
  • Virtual: 10/6, 8pm – 10/11, 8pm

Red, White and Blue; Steve McQueen; 2020; UK;

  • Drive-In: 10/3, 8pm (Brooklyn)
  • Virtual: 10/3, 8pm – 10/5, 8pm

A still from The Disciple. Credit: New Europe Film Sales

The Salt of Tears; Philippe Garrel; 2020; France; 100 minutes

  • Virtual: 9/29, 8pm – 10/4, 8pm

Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue; Jia Zhangke; 2020; China; 112 minutes

  • Drive-In: 10/1, 8pm (Brooklyn)
  • Virtual: 10/1, 8pm – 10/6, 8pm

Time; Garrett Bradley; 2020; United States; 81 minutes

  • Drive-In: 9/20, 8pm (Brooklyn)
  • Virtual: 9/20, 8pm – 9/25, 8pm

Tragic Jungle; Yulene Olaizola; 2020; Mexico; 96 minutes

  • Drive-In: 10/9, 8pm (Brooklyn)
  • Virtual: 10/9, 8pm – 10/14, 8pm

The Truffle Hunters; Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw; 2020,;Italy/United States/Greece; 84 minutes

  • Drive-In: 10/5, 8pm (Queens)
  • Virtual: 10/5, 8pm-11:59pm (4-hour window)

Undine; Christian Petzold: 2020: Germany: 90 minutes

  • Drive-In: 10/9, 8pm (Queens)
  • Virtual: 10/9, 8pm – 10/14, 8pm

The Woman Who Ran; Hong Sangsoo; 2020; South Korea; 77 minutes

  • Drive-In: 10/2, 8pm (Brooklyn)
  • Virtual: 10/2, 8pm – 10/7, 8pm

For a complete schedule, including information on programming for short films, please visit the NYFF 58 Schedule.

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