LAFF to preem Mann's "Public Enemies"

By mikejones | mikejones May 5, 2009 at 5:05AM

LAFF to preem Mann's "Public Enemies"

As their Centerpiece Premiere, Los Angeles Film Festival will screen Michael Mann's John Dillinger flick "Public Enemies" starring Johnny Depp and Christian Bale.

Seven world or U.S. preems make up the Narrative and Doc competitions, including -- for the first time -- some international pics.

In the Narrative Competition:

"Dear Lemon Lima," Suzi Yoonessi

"Harmony & Me," Bob Byington

"Hollywood, je t’aime," Jason Bushman

"Passenger Side," Matt Bissonnette (Canada)

"Turistas," Alicia Scherson (Chile)

"Wa Do Dem" (What They Do), Sam Fleischner, Ben Chace

"Zero Bridge," Tariq Tapa (USA/India)

In the Doc Competition:

"After the Storm," Hilla Medalia

"Bananas!*," Fredrik Gertten (Sweden)

"Branson," Brent Meeske

"Convention," AJ Schnack

"The Last Beekeeper," Jeremy Simmons

"October Country," Michael Palmieri, Donal Mosher

"Those Who Remain," Juan Carlos Rulfo, Carlos Hagerman (Mexico)

Full lineup here.