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New York Film Festival Taps James Gray’s ‘Armageddon Time’ For Main Slate With Special 60th Anniversary Screening

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James Gray’s Armageddon Time will be a main slate selection of the New York Film Festival as well as a special 60th anniversary screening event celebrating the history of the fest.It will premiere at Alice Tully Hall Oct.

12 with Gray and cast in attendance, along with NYFF filmmakers and supporters who have been integral to the success of the festival, which runs from Sept.

30 through Oct. 16.Gray has represented at NYFF with The Immigrant and The Lost City of Z.Separately, as part of its 60th, NYFF said it will screen a selection of films in all five boroughs in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (Staten Island), The Bronx Museum of the Arts (Bronx), Maysles Documentary Center (Harlem) and The Museum of the Moving Image (Queens), throughout the festival.The complete list of films and showtimes will be announced later this month.

Tickets go on sale to the general public September 19.Armagedon Time is a detailed and deeply emotional etching of a time and place, Queens in 1980 set against the backdrop of a country on the cusp of ominous sociopolitical change.The Focus Features release follows Paul Graff (Banks Repeta), a sixth grader who dreams of becoming an artist, as he builds a friendship with classmate Johnny (Jaylin Webb), who’s mercilessly targeted by their racist teacher.

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