Here's a look at the trailers of some of the buzzed-about selections that will debut after the festival kicks off May 14.
In addition to directing, Jones also stars in "The Homesman," a Western based on a novel by Glendon Swarthout. Jones plays a claim jumper rescued by a pioneer woman (Hilary Swank) and enlisted to help get a group of women across Nebraska.
"Foxcatcher": Based on the autobiography of Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz, "Foxcatcher" centers on the infamous 1996 murder of Dave Schultz, Mark's brother and fellow Olympian, by chemical fortune heir John du Pont. The film stars
"Foxcatcher" was originally slated to open during the 2013 awards season but was ultimately postponed so director Bennet Miller (
"The Rover": Australian director David Michod's follow-up to his indie gangster movie
"The Rover" opens June 13.
"Maps to the Stars": Pattinson will also star in David Cronenberg's latest movie, which marks their second collaboration; their first,
"Maps to the Stars," which also features
"How to Train Your Dragon 2":
The movie picks up the story of the young Viking Hiccup (voiced by
[For the record, April 17, 3 p.m.: An earlier version of this post misstated the title of the first feature film Tommy Lee Jones directed as "The Three Burials of Melique Estrada" instead of "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada."]