Director: Don Cheadle
Screenwriter: Steven Bagelman & Don Cheadle
Starring: Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Emayatzi Corinealdi
Miles Davis (Cheadle) busts out of his silent period with an unlikely partner in crime. A biopic on Davis that will focus on the musician’s transition into music after a five-year hiatus—otherwise known as his “silent period”—and tumultuous relationship with first wife Frances Taylor Davis (Corinealdi).
Closing film of the 2015 New York Film Festival.
WE'LL NEVER HAVE PARIS
Directors: Jocelyn Towne, Simon Helberg
Screenwriter: Simon Helberg
Starring: Simon Helberg, Melanie Lynskey, Maggie Grace
A man screws up on a transcontinental level in a noble effort to win back "the one."
In a story based on true events, Quinn (Simon Helberg) has been in a devoted relationship with Devon (Melanie Lynskey) for several years, and is ready to propose marriage until a gorgeous blonde co-worker (Maggie Grace) reveals her love for him. Quinn immediately has second thoughts about matrimony and ends up terminating his relationship with his long-time better half. After a brief relationship with the blonde, Quinn quickly realizes he's made the mistake of a lifetime, so he sets off to Paris, where his one and only true love has moved, to win her back.
Directors: Paul Bettany
Screenwriter: Paul Bettany
Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie
Hannah (Connelly) and Tahir (Mackie) fall in love while homeless on the streets of New York. Shelter explores how they got there, and as we learn about their pasts we realize they need each other to build a future.
THE WORLD MADE STRAIGHT
Directors: David Burris
Screenwriter: Shane Danielsen
Starring: Noah Wyle, Minka Kelly, Haley Joel Osment, Jeremy Irvine
In a rural Appalachian community haunted by the legacy of a Civil War massacre, a rebellious young man struggles to escape the violence that would bind him to the past.
Directors: Jake Paltrow
Screenwriter: Jake Paltrow
Starring: Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning, Kodi Smit-McPhee
Set in the future when water is hard to find, a teenage boy sets out to protect his family and survive.
COLD IN JULY
Directors: Jim Mickle
Screenwriter: Nick Damici, Jim Mickle
Starring: Michael C Hall, Don Johnson, Sam Shepard
When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche.