NYFF 2021 Reveals Spotlight Section: ‘Dune,’ ‘The French Dispatch,’ ‘Red Rocket,’ and More
Film at Lincoln Center on Thursday revealed the lineup of the New York Film Festival’s Spotlight section, showcasing some of the season’s most significant films.
They include Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated “Dune” adaptation, which will play NYFF after its Venice premiere earlier in September; the North American premiere of Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch;” Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut “The Lost Daughter,” starring Olivia Colman; and Mike Mills’ “C’mon C’mon,” starring Joaquin Phoenix, Gaby Hoffmann, and Jaboukie Young-White.The buzzy titles are in addition to an already-announced main slate, which includes Julia Ducournau’s Palme d’Or winner “Titane,” festival opener “The Tragedy of Macbeth” from Joel Coen, and Pedro Almodóvar’s “Parallel Mothers,” the closing film.Additionally, the festival announced Thursday a retrospective sidebar paying tribute to the centenary of late film programmer and festival co-founder Amos Vogel.
Titles include films from Glauber Rocha, John Huston,
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