ZFF announces first Gala Premieres

04. August 2015

The 11th ZFF announces its first Gala Premieres: the comedies KILL YOUR FRIENDS by Owen Harris and MISTRESS AMERICA by Noah Baumbach; the dramas HIGH-RISE by Ben Wheatley and MON ROI by Maïwenn and the biopic thriller THE PROGRAM by Stephen Frears.

Music manager Owen Harris (Nicholas Hoult) goes to extremes to find his next Britpop hit in dark comedy KILL YOUR FRIENDS.

HIGH RISE is a film adaptation of J.G. Ballards' 1970s novel of the same name. A Dystopic depiction of a society that starts a class war in a high-rise apartment.

Stephen Frears' thriller THE PROGRAM is about the astronomical rise and fall of professional cyclist Lance Armstrong – a contemporary cult personality within whom the proximity of true greatness and megalomania is apparent.

In Noah Baumbach’s comedy MISTRESS AMERICA, the life of a solitary New York student (Lola Kirke) is turned upside down by the arrival of her impetuous future stepsister Brooke (Greta Gerwig).

MON ROI is finest french cinema by Maïwenn with Vincent Cassel and Emmanuelle Bercot as impulsive lovers.


The programme of the 11th ZFF will be published on Steptember 10. Tickets are available from September 14.