The 2016 Chicago International Film Festival today announced the complete film and event lineup, including the International Feature Competition, Documentary Competition and Special Presentations.
NAME OF FILM: LION
DIRECTOR(S): Garth Davis
STARRING: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of miles from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
The European premiere of The Weinstein Company’s LION, directed by Garth Davis, will open the 12th edition the Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) on Thursday, September 22nd.
LION starring Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham and Nicole Kidman will be the American Express Gala film at this year’s 60th BFI London Film Festival.
Toronto International Film Festival Reveals First Round of Films in Gala and Special Presentations Programs
World Premieres from filmmakers including Oliver Stone, Mira Nair, Ewan McGregor are among the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programs of the 41st Toronto International Film Festival.