Chilean film Gloria (pictured) by Sebastián Lelio has been selected as part of the main slate at the 51th edition of the New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today. A wise, funny, liberating movie from Chile, about a middle-aged woman (played by Paulina García) who finds romance but whose new partner finds it painfully difficult to abandon his old habits. The Chilean film, which is distributed in the U.S. by Roadside Attractions, is the only Latin American film in this year's main slate which features 35 films.
The New York Film Festival will take place September 27 - October 13 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Additional sidebar sections and special events will be announced soon.