An early look at the films under consideration, subject to change and availability:

 

BERGMAN ISLAND with Mia Wasikowska, Tim Roth, director Mia Hansen-Love.
A couple retreat to the island that inspired Ingmar Bergman to write screenplays for their upcoming fillms when the lines between reality and fiction start to blur.
 


DEAR EVAN HANSEN with Ben Platt, Amy Adams, director Stephen Chbosky.
Film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy winning musical about a young man with Social Anxiety disorder and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance.
 


FALLING FOR FIGARO with Joanna Lumley, Danielle Macdonald, director Ben Lewin.
A brilliant young fund manager leaves her unfulfilling job and long-term boyfriend to chase her lifelong dream to become an opera singer in the Scottish Highlands.
 


THE FRENCH DISPATCH with Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, director Wes Anderson.
A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th century French city that brings to life a collection of stories from The French Dispatch Magazine.
 


HIVE with Yilka Gashi, director Blerta Basholli
Triple winner of the Audience Award, Directing Award, and World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, HIVE is a powerful struggle to find hope in the face of adversity.


KURT VONNEGUT: UNSTUCK IN TIME with Sam Waterston, director Robert B. Weide.
Recounts the extraordinary life of author Kurt Vonnegut, and the 25 year friendship with the filmmaker who set out to document it.
 


MAYDAY with Grace Van Patten, Juliette Lewis, director Karen Cinorre.
Magical realism and crushing patriarchy create the emotions behind a Gothic-tinged, crazed, feminist mystery/fantasy.
 


NIGHTMARE ALLEY with Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper, director Guillermo del Toro.
An ambitious carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.
 


 

STRAWBERRY MANSION with Penny Fuller, directors Kentucker Audley, Albert Birney.
Set in a future where the government records dreams and taxes them, a dream auditor gets caught up in the dreams of an aging eccentric.
 


A TASTE OF HUNGER with Katrine Greis-Rosenthal, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, director Christoffer Boe.
A couple sacrifices everything to achieve the highest accolade in the the culinary world – a Michelin star.
 


THE VELVET QUEEN with Vincent Munier, Sylvain Tesson, director Marie Amiguet.
A wildlife photographer and an adventurous novelist scale the Tibetan plateau to search for unique animals and try to find the rare and elusive snow leopard.