2008 New York Film Festival

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The 46th New York Film Festival ran from September 26 to October 12, 2008. In addition to screening the feature films listed below, which were often preceded by short films, the festival ran a sidebar retrospective of the films of controversial Japanese director Nagisa Oshima. The festival also included its twelfth annual series Views from the Avant-Garde, showcasing a variety of experimental films.

Main slate[edit]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
Opening Night The Class Entre les murs Laurent Cantet  France
Centerpiece Changeling Clint Eastwood  United States
Closing Night The Wrestler Darren Aronofsky  United States
English title Original title Director(s) Country
24 City 二十四城记/二十四城記
Er shi si cheng ji
Jia Zhangke  China
Afterschool Antonio Campos  United States
Ashes of Time Redux Dung che sai duk redux Wong Kar-wai  Hong Kong
Bullet in the Head Tiro en la cabeza Jaime Rosales  Spain
Che (Part I: The Argentine and Part II: Guerilla) Steven Soderbergh  United States
Chouga Shuga Darezhan Omirbaev  Kazakhstan
A Christmas Tale Un conte de Noël Arnaud Desplechin  France
Four Nights With Anna Cztery noce z Anna Jerzy Skolimowski  Poland
Gomorrah Gomorra Matteo Garrone  Italy
Happy-Go-Lucky Mike Leigh  United Kingdom
The Headless Woman La mujer sin cabeza Lucrecia Martel  Argentina
Hunger Steve McQueen  United Kingdom
I'm Gonna Explode Voy a explotar Gerardo Naranjo  Mexico
Let It Rain Parlez-moi de la pluie Agnès Jaoui  France
Night and Day Bam guan nat Hong Sang-soo  South Korea
The Northern Land A Corte do Norte João Botelho  Portugal
Service Serbis Brillante Mendoza  Philippines
Summer Hours L'heure d'été Olivier Assayas  France
Tokyo Sonata Tôkyô sonata Kiyoshi Kurosawa  Japan
Tony Manero Pablo Larrain  Chile
Tulpan Sergey Dvortsevoy  Kazakhstan
Waltz with Bashir ואלס עם באשיר
Vals Im Bashir
Ari Folman  Israel
Wendy and Lucy Kelly Reichardt  United States
The Windmill Movie Alexander Olch  United States

Selection committee[edit]

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