The inaugural Tribeca Film Festival has announced the 24 films to screen in its International Film Showcase and added two high profile Warner Bros films to its world premiere list - Callie Khouri's Divine Secrets Of The Ya-Ya Sisterhood and Christopher Nolan's Insomnia.

The festival, which takes place from May 8-12, was founded by Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal, to celebrate New York City as a film-making capital and contribute to the economic redevelopment effort in lower Manhattan.

Distribution veteran Eamonn Bowles programmed the international showcase which will screen:

13 Conversations About One Thing (US) Jill Sprecher, director

The Dangerous Lives Of Altar Boys (US) Peter Care

Elling (Norway) Peter Naess

Friend (Korea) Kwak Kyung-taek

Happy Times (China) Zhang Yimou

Interview With The Assassin (US) Neil Burger

Lawless Heart (UK) Tom Hunsinger & Neil Hunter

The Importance Of Being Earnest (UK/US) Oliver Parker

Lovely & Amazing (US) Nicole Holofcener

Owl's Castle (Japan) Masahiro Shinoda

Personal Velocity (US) Rebecca Miller

Rain (US/Spain) Katherine Lindbergh

Revolution #9 (US) Tim McCann

A Song For Martin (Sweden) Bille August

Among the documentaries on offer are Brett Morgan and Nanette Burstein's

The Kid Stays In The Picture, Mohsen Makhmalbaf's Afghan Alphabet and

Adrian Grenier's Shot In The Dark.

Insomnia stars Al Pacino, Robin Williams and Hilary Swank, while Divine Secrets stars Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd, Ellen Burstyn and Maggie Smith.