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European films take the New York Film Festival by storm

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- Until 16 October, the best of global cinema and new US talents will come together at the 54th New York Film Festival, where European film has a strong presence

European films take the New York Film Festival by storm
Elle by Dutch director Paul Verhoeven

After a tremendous array of summer productions and with all eyes already on the 2017 Oscars, today the New York Film Festival begins to fill the vast US city with the best of global cinema and to give a voice to new national talents, with a varied, original and high-quality selection that is sure to delight the attendees.

Run by the Film Society of the Lincoln Center, the 54th edition of the gathering, founded in 1963, gets under way with an excellent programme of features, shorts, documentaries, commemorative screenings, debates, talks, exhibitions, virtual-reality experiences and politically orientated special events, besides myriad other activities. 

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European cinema plays a decisive role in the festival, taking part in almost every section of it. On the main line-up, we find 14 European titles out of a total of 25: the French-German co-production Elle [+see also:
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by Dutch director Paul Verhoeven, the Italian-French production Fire at Sea [+see also:
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interview: Gianfranco Rosi
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by Gianfranco Rosi, British maestro Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake [+see also:
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, the Romanian production Graduation [+see also:
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Q&A: Cristian Mungiu
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by Cristian Mungiu, the co-production between Brazil and France Aquarius [+see also:
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by Kleber Mendonça Filho, the 20th feature by Pedro Almodóvar, Julieta [+see also:
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, the French production Personal Shopper [+see also:
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interview: Artemio Benki
interview: Olivier Assayas
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by Olivier Assayas, Sieranevada [+see also:
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Q&A: Cristi Puiu
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by Romanian filmmaker Cristi Puiu, the French-Belgian co-production The Son of Joseph [+see also:
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by Eugène Green, the French film Staying Vertical [+see also:
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interview: Alain Guiraudie
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by Alain Guiraudie, the Belgian title The Unknown Girl [+see also:
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Q&A: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
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by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, the German comedy Toni Erdmann [+see also:
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Q&A: Maren Ade
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by Maren Ade, the co-production between Spain, France, Chile and Argentina Neruda [+see also:
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by Pablo Larraín, and the French-German co-production Things to Come [+see also:
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Q&A: Mia Hansen-Løve
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by Mia Hansen-Løve.

In the “Explorations” section, the festival will aim to showcase a global spectrum of cinema focusing on adventures and exploration. Four out of the six movies chosen for this section have a European hallmark: Last Days of Louis XIV [+see also:
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interview: Albert Serra
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by Albert Serra, I Had Nowhere to Go [+see also:
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by Douglas Gordon, Mimosas [+see also:
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interview: Oliver Laxe
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by Oliver Laxe and The Ornithologist [+see also:
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interview: João Pedro Rodrigues
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by João Pedro Rodrigues.

European cinema is just as well represented amongst the short and documentary screenings at the festival, while in the “Retrospective” section, a series of classic French films will be showcased, alongside a screening of Bertrand Tavernier’s My Journey Through French Cinema.

(Translated from Spanish)

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