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Here's the Lineup for the 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival

Thompson on Hollywood By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood April 1, 2014 at 1:58PM

The 57th San Francisco International Film Festival has revealed its lineup for the 2014 fest, set to kick off April 24 and run through May 8.
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Emma Roberts in "Palo Alto."
Emma Roberts in "Palo Alto."

The 57th San Francisco International Film Festival has revealed its lineup for the 2014 fest, set to kick off April 24 and run through May 8.

Along with unveiling its various premieres, the festival will be handing out a few key awards. The 2014 George Gund Craft of Cinema Award will go to Pixar chief John Lasseter on May 1; the Mel Novikoff Award will go to film historian David Thomson on May 4; and the Founders Directing Award will go to Richard Linklater ("Boyhood").

Gia Coppola's "Palo Alto," which arrives in theaters May 9, is the fest's centerpiece gala.

At a glance, this year's edition of the fest will host 168 films (74 of which are narrative features, 29 documentaries and 65 shorts), with 56 countries represented and 40 different languages; 3 World Premieres, 5 North American Premieres and 5 U.S. Premieres; with 200 filmmakers and industry guests expected to attend.

The full schedule is available on SFIFF's website.

List of premieres after the jump, plus the lineup for the World Cinema Spotlight program on Latin American filmmakers.

This article is related to: Festivals, San Francisco, San Francisco International Film Festival, Palo Alto, John Lasseter, David Thomson, Richard Linklater, Richard Linklater


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