The world premiere of David Chase’s feature directorial debut will screen during the 50th annual event. Paramount Vantage will release on Dec 21.
The coming-of-age movie takes place in New Jersey in 1964 when a group of friends form a rock band fronted by a gifted singer-songwriter, played by newcomer John Magaro.
Not Fade Away also stars Jack Huston, Will Brill, Bella Heathcote, James Gandolfini, Brad Garrett and Christopher McDonald.
The New York Film festival is set to run from Sept 28-Oct 14.