Gotham Screen 2008 Film Festival Line-Up Announced

The program line-up for the 2008 Gotham Screen film festival in New York has now been announced, and tickets are available for sale online.

New York, NY, October 15, 2008 --( Join them for four days of screenings, with independent feature films, documentaries and short films from around the world. A first glimpse at the highlights of this year's lineup:

Opening Night Premiere: 
"Left Bank (Linkeroever)" Belgium 2008 - Thursday, October 30th, 7pm
starring Eline Kuppens, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marilou Mermans; Dir: Pieter Van Hees

Closing Night Premiere: 
"Pretty Ugly People" US 2008- Sunday, November 2nd, 7:30pm
starring Missi Pyle, Melissa McCarthy, Josh Hopkins, Octavia Spencer, Dir: Tate Taylor

Special Screening: 
"How to Be" UK 2008- Saturday, November 1st, 9pm
starring Robert Pattinson, Rebecca Pidgeon, Jeremy Hardy; Dir: Oliver Irving

The festival will take place at the Tribeca Cinemas in downtown Manhattan, from October 30th thru November 2nd. Tickets are now on sale at (hurry, certain screenings have already sold out).

Festival Dates: Friday, October 31, 2008 - Saturday, November 1, 2008
Location: Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick Street (at Laight), New York, NY 10013

For all inquiries and ticket sales, please go to the festival website at

Gotham Screen
Walter Gamper