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Monday, May 7, 2012
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2012 Los Angeles Film Festival Line-Up

By Josh Abraham

The Los Angeles Film Festival, in conjunction with presenting media sponsor the Los Angeles Times and host partner L.A. LIVE, announced the Closing Night film and official US and international selections for the 2012 Festival. Guest director, artists in residence and conversations with special guests will be announced later this month. The 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival will screen a diverse slate of nearly 200 feature films, short films, and music videos, representing more than 30 countries, along with signature programs such as the Filmmaker Retreat, Poolside Chats, Coffee Talks, music events and more. As previously announced, Woody Allen’s To Rome With Love will be opening night, sponsored by Virgin America, and Lorene Scafaria’s Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Ava DuVernay’s Middle of Nowhere and Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild were selected for the Galas section.

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