US Briefs: NYFF unveils Retrospectives line-up
The Film Society Of Lincoln Center announced on Friday the section of the 54th New York Film Festival headlined by Bertrand Tavernier’s documentary My Journey Through French Cinema.
NYFF will screen a selection of French classics featured in the documentary and a 12-film exploration of one of Tavernier’s favourite American directors, Henry Hathaway.
For the full line-up click here. NYFF runs from September 30-October 16.
- Superlative Films and Depth Of Field announced on Friday that John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson, Parker Posey, Michelle Forbes and Rory Culkin have joined the cast of ensemble drama Columbus, currently shooting in Indiana. The film marks the feature directorial debut of ::kogonada.
- Universal Pictures has taken its Untitled Zach Galifianakis / Bill Hader / Seth Rogen R-rated Comedy off the schedule. The film was originally set to open on May 27, 2017.
- Chiller Films has set a December 2 theatrical release for genre title Siren followed by VOD, Digital HD and DVD December 6.
- BAFTA is inviting individuals to participate in its new virtual reality advisory group, which will be directed from Los Angeles and is designed to inform the British Academy’s global activities in the US, UK and beyond. AMD corporate vice-president for technology and content Roy Taylor chairs the group.