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2012 New York Film Festival Line-Up Announced, Includes 'Passion,' 'Amour,' 'Frances Ha'

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"Life of Pi" will open NYFF 2012.

The 2012 New York Film Festival announced its main slate of movies Thursday. The 32 movies draw from a healthy mix of big named directors and indie favorites.

Films From Noah Baumbach ("Frances Ha"), Roger Michell ("Hyde Park on Hudson"), Michael Haneke ("Amour," which won the Palme d'Or at Cannes this year) and Abbas Kiarostami ("Like Someone in Love") were selected.

As previously announced, Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" will open the festival, David Chase's "Not Fade Away" is the Centerpiece Gala Selection and Robert Zemeckis' "Flight," starring Denzel Washington, will close the fortnight.

"Passion," Brian De Palma's widely anticipated film, will also screen at the Venice Film Festival, which runs from Aug. 29 to Sept. 8. A number of NYFF's selections actual make their bow at the Toronto International Film Festival, which begins Sept. 6.

NYFF runs Sept. 28 to Oct. 14. The full main-slate list of films is available below, direct from the press release:

The 50th New York Film Festival main-slate:



Opening Night Gala Selection

LIFE OF PI

Director: Ang Lee




Centerpiece Gala Selection

NOT FADE AWAY

Director: David Chase




Closing Night Gala Selection

FLIGHT

Director: Robert Zemeckis




AMOUR

Director: Michael Haneke




ARAF – SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN

Director: Yeşim Ustaoğlu




BARBARA

Director: Christian Petzold




BEYOND THE HILLS (După dealuri)

Director: Cristian Mungiu




BWAKAW

Director: Jun Robles Lana




CAESAR MUST DIE (Cesare deve morire)

Directors: Paolo and Vittorio Taviani




CAMILLE REWINDS (Camille redouble)

Director: Noémie Lvovsky




THE DEAD MAN AND BEING HAPPY (El muerto y ser feliz)

Director: Javier Rebello




FILL THE VOID (Lemale et ha'halal)

Director: Rama Burshtein




FIRST COUSIN ONCE REMOVED

Director: Alan Berliner




FRANCES HA

Director: Noah Baumbach




THE GATEKEEPERS (Shomerei Ha’saf)

Director: Dror Moreh




GINGER AND ROSA

Director: Sally Potter




HERE AND THERE (Aquí y Allá)

Director: Antonio Mendez Esparza




HOLY MOTORS

Director: Leos Carax




HYDE PARK ON HUDSON

Director: Roger Michell




KINSHASA KIDS

Director: Marc-Henri Wajnberg




THE LAST TIME I SAW MACAO (A Última Vez Que Vi Macau)

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues




LEVIATHAN

Directors: Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel




LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE

Director: Abbas Kiarostami




LINES OF WELLINGTON (Linhas de Wellington)

Director: Valeria Sarmiento




MEMORIES LOOK AT ME (Ji Yi Wang Zhe Wo)

Director: Song Fang




NIGHT ACROSS THE STREET (La Noche de enfrente)

Director: Raul Ruiz




NO

Director: Pablo Larrain




OUR CHILDREN (À perdre la raison)

Director: Joachim Lafosse




PASSION

Director: Brian De Palma




SOMETHING IN THE AIR (Après Mai)

Director: Olivier Assayas




TABU

Director: Miguel Gomes




YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHIN’ YET (Vous n'avez encore rien vu)

Director: Alain Resnais