The 22nd annual festival, running from Oct 30 to Nov 9, will feature 100 features and 48 shorts from a total of 38 countries. As previously announced the opening night gala is Joe Wright's The Soloist with Steven Soderbergh's Che and Darren Aronofsky's The Wrestler as centerpiece premieres and Ed Zwick's Defiance as the closing night gala.
Special screenings include Paul Schrader's Adam Resurrected, Rian Johnson's The Brothers Bloom, Arnaud Desplechin's A Christmas Tale, Bill Plympton's Hot Dog and Idiots And Angels, Mark Hartley's Not Quite Hollywood, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck's Sugar, the tryptych Tokyo!, James Gray's Two Lovers and Kelly Reichardt's Wendy And Lucy.
Among the films in the world cinema section are Takeshi Kitano's Achilles And The Tortoise, Laurent Cantet's The Class, Jan Troell's Everlasting Moments, Matteo Garrone's Gomorrah, Steve McQueen's Hunger, Bent Hamer's O'Horten, Gotz Spielmann's Revanche, Anthony Fabian's Skin and Olivier Assayas' Summer Hours.
The festival will also include international feature and documentary competition sections, Argentina Showcase, a retrospective of the work of Arnaud Desplechin, an homage to XStream and a Kazakhstan Showcase.
For the full lineup, see www.afi.com.