8/03 Indie Movie News

By Jordan August 3, 2016

New York Film Festival Announces Closing Night Film

“The Lost City of Z” has been selected as the New York Film Festival’s closing night film, Film Society of Lincoln Center announced on Wednesday.

The film is directed by James Gray and is based on journalist David Grann’s book about a British explorer attempting to fin a lost city in the Amazon and ends up disappearing. The film stars Charlie Hunnam and Sienna Miller. 

The film will have its world premiere on Saturday, Oct. 15, concluding a festival that will begin on Sept. 30 with Ava DuVernay‘s documentary “The 13th” and also include a gala screening of Mike Mills’ “20th Century Women.”

NYFF’s full 2016 lineup will be announced next week in New York City.

Toronto International Film Festival Adds New Titles

The Toronto International Film Festival has added more Canadian-based films including: “It’s Only the End of the World” and “Mean Dreams.”

April Mullen’s “Below Her Mouth” and Kim Nguyen’s “Two Lovers and a Bear” were also selected.

TIFF will run from Sept. 8 to Sept. 18. 

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