Thirty-six films, including 21 world premieres, have been announced for the line-up of this year's Los Angeles Film Festival, run by non-profit indie filmmaker organisation IFP/West.

The festival's opening night selection has yet to be revealed, but the West Coast premiere of Allison Anders' Things Behind The Sun has been set as the closing night offering.

World premieres in the lineup are: Babak Shokrian's America So Beautiful; Dan Mintz's Cookers; Michael Covert's Dirt; Calum Grant and Joshua Atesh Litle's Ever Since The World Ended; Eitan Gorlin's The Holyland; Josh Apter and Peter Olsen's Kaaterskill Falls; Charles Herman-Wurmfeld's Kissing Jessica Stein; Michael Gilio's Kwik Stop; Peter Callahan's Last Ball; Elke Rosthal's Lonesome; Joel Silverman's Nailed; Tim McCann's Revolution #9; Doug Sadler's Riders; and Derek Simonds' Seven And A Match.

Also included in the festival's dramatic section are Russell Degrazier's The Attraction, Jesse Peretz's The Chateau and Michael Radford's Dancing At The Blue Iguana.