New York Film Festival Announces 2019 Main Slate

The 2019 New York Film Festival has been taking shape over the past week with Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story and Edward Norton’s Motherless Brooklyn announced as the Opening, Centerpiece, and Closing films respectively.

Today, the festival has released the full NYFF 57 main slate, which showcases films from 17 different countries, including Bong Joon-ho’s Palme d’Or–winner Parasite, Grand Prix–winner Atlantics: A Ghost Love Story from director Mati Diop, Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire (NYFF’s Film Comment Presents selection and winner of both the Queer Palm and the Best Screenplay prize), Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory, and Juliano Dornelles’ Jury Prize–winner Bacurau. The rest of the slate is rounded out by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s Young Ahmed, Oliver Assayas’ Wasp Network, Oliver Laxe’s Fire Will Come, Albert Serra’s Liberté, Kantemir Balagov’s Beanpole, and many more.

Find the full Main Slate posted below (along with director Pedro Almodóvar’s poster for the festival) and stay tuned for our upcoming coverage of the Festival.

The 57th New York Film Festival Main Slate
Opening Night – The Irishman
Dir. Martin Scorsese

Centerpiece – Marriage Story
Dir. Noah Baumbach

Closing Night – Motherless Brooklyn
Dir. Edward Norton

Atlantics: A Ghost Love Story
Dir. Mati Diop

Dir. Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles

Dir. Kantemir Balagov

Fire Will Come
Dir. Oliver Laxe

First Cow
Dir. Kelly Reichardt

A Girl Missing
Dir. Koji Fukada

I Was at Home, But…
Dir. Angela Schanelec

Dir. Albert Serra

Martin Eden
Dir. Pietro Marcello

The Moneychanger
Dir. Federico Veiroj

Oh Mercy!
Dir. Arnaud Desplechin

Pain and Glory
Dir. Pedro Almodóvar

Dir. Bong Joon-ho

Film Comment Presents – Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Dir. Céline Sciamma

Saturday Fiction
Dir. Lou Ye

Dir. Justine Triet

Dir. Nadav Lapid

To the Ends of the Earth
Dir. Kiyoshi Kurosawa

The Traitor
Dir. Marco Bellocchio

Varda by Agnès
Dir. Agnès Varda

Vitalina Varela
Dir. Pedro Costa

Wasp Network
Dir. Olivier Assayas

The Whistlers
Dir. Corneliu Porumboiu

The Wild Goose Lake
Dir. Diao Yinan

Young Ahmed
Dir. Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

Zombi Child
Dir. Bertrand Bonello