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

08/16/2012 05:10 pm ET

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

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