The festival, now in its fifth year, will launch with the world premiere of “Somm: Into the Bottle” and include a Nov. 12 gala for “Spotlight” and screenings of awards season contenders “Carol” and “Youth.”
Travolta has been selected for a Career Achievement Tribute and is expected to attend the Nov. 14 world premiere of his electrician drama “Life on the Line,” which also stars Kate Bosworth.
Dern will receive the Legendary Actor Tribute, while Lydia Hearst, Evan Peters and Finn Wittrock will be awarded the Rising Star Tribute. Key will receive a Trailblazer Tribute.
The lineup includes a screening of “Landfill Harmonic,” followed by a performance by 24 members of the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical youth group whose members play instruments made out of recycled products from one of South America’s largest landfills.
The festival will also include “Best of Enemies,” a documentary on the series of televised debates in 1968 between the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. Director Morgan Neville is expected to attend.
Other screenings include “The 33,” starring Antonio Banderas; “Remember,” with director Atom Egoyan expected to attend; Charlotte Rampling’s “45 Years”; “City of Gold,” a documentary about food critic Jonathan Gold; “Very Semi-Serious,” a profile of the New Yorker’s current cartoon editor, Bob Mankoff; “James White” starring Christopher Abbott and Cynthia Nixon; and “Love the Coopers,” starring Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Marisa Tomei, Anthony Mackie, Diane Keaton, John Goodman and Ed Helms.