“La La Land,” directed by Damien Chazelle, premiered at the Venice Film Festival on Aug. 31 and will be released Dec. 2 in the U.S. by Lionsgate.
“Arrival,” directed by Denis Villeneuve, premiered on Sept. 1 at Venice. The film is scheduled to be released on Nov. 11 through Paramount.
The festival, now in its 52nd year, will also include the North American premiere of “Elis,” the musical biopic about Brazilian singer Elis Regina; a new restoration of 1930’s “King of Jazz,” featuring Bing Crosby; and a special presentation of Fox’s upcoming animated “Trolls” in 3D.
The festival is also showing “Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer” to celebrate its 30th anniversary rerelease at the festival where it first premiered. After Dark selections include dark comedy “Prevenge”; “Raw,” winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at Cannes Film Festival’s Critics’ Week; and firsttime filmmaker Nicolas Pesce’s “The Eyes of My Mother.”
The Indies category includes “Hunter Gatherer, starring Andre Royo as a newly released convict; “Women Who Kill,” Ingrid Jungermann’s deadpan mystery about two Brooklyn-based podcasters and the suspicious new woman in their life; and “The View From Tall.”