Sundance hits Birth Of A Nation - which sold for a record sum at the festival - and Manchester By The Sea, will screen alongside titles from Venice, including Snowden and La La Land.
Other anticpated titles include Ja Bayona's A Monster Calls - hot from Toronto and San Sebastian - Lone Scherfig's Their Finest, Mira Nair's Queen Of Katwe and Tom Ford's Nocturnal Animals. As previously announced, the festival will open with Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom and close with Ben Wheatley's Free Fire. The archive gala will be Arthur Robison's The Informer (1929).
Nate Parker's Birth Of A Nation is likely to arrive on the winds of controversy since Parker has recently faced a