The festival is presenting its 52nd edition in 2014. It aims to bring the "most significant films from around the world" to the city. The festival runs from September 26 to October 12.

This year's festival will open with the world premiere of David Fincher's Gone Girl - starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike - and will close with Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu's Birdman Or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance.

This year's retrospective will be Joseph L. Mankiewicz: The Essential Iconoclast.

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The Wonders
The Wonders
Nothing will be the same at the end of this summer for Gelsomina and her three younger sisters.
Li’l Quinquin
Li’l Quinquin
A blackly comic murder mystery develops in a small town in northern France.
Time Out Of Mind
Time Out Of Mind
A homeless man tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter.
The Iron Ministry
The Iron Ministry
A portrait of China, experienced through its vast and expanding railway.
Queen And Country
Queen And Country
An Englishman signs up to fight in the Korean War.
The Look Of Silence
The Look Of Silence
Consideration of Indonesian genocide.
Sunshine Superman
Sunshine Superman
Portrait of the father of Base jumping Carl Boenish.
Portrait of fashion and interior-design expert Iris Apfel.
The Tales Of Hoffmann
The Tales Of Hoffmann
A poet recalls three doomed romances.
A young British soldier is accidentally left behind by his unit on the deadly streets of Belfast in 1971.
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New York Film Festival Features

Gere turns up the heat
Star talks about faith, hope and charity.
Jumping for joy
Marah Strauch on Carl Boenish, BASE jumping and shooting Sunshine Superman.
Something blue, part 2
Mathieu Amalric on the dark side of The Blue Room.
Against the odds
Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne on Two Days, One Night and working with Marion Cotillard.
In fashion with Pasolini
Abel Ferrara and Willem Dafoe on clothes, movies and murder.
Literary cinema
New York Film Festival Diary, part 1: Saint Laurent, The Blue Room and Gone Girl
Sisterly love
Uschi Reich on German Oscar entry Beloved Sisters.
Something blue, part 1
Mathieu Amalric on shoes, bees and The Blue Room.
Who's that girl?
David Fincher, Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Gillian Flynn, Tyler Perry and Neil Patrick Harris on Gone Girl.
The invisible man
Richard Gere and Oren Moverman on homelessness and Time Out of Mind.
The elephant in the room
The New York Film Festival examines the ivory trade.
Piano lessons
Ethan Hawke and Seymour Bernstein in conversation on Seymour: An Introduction.
Taking the tinsel off Hollywood
Cronenberg takes a satirical bite of celebrity culture.
Portrait of the artist
Timothy Spall on playing Turner.

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