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Danny Boyle's 'Steve Jobs' lands NYFF centerpiece spot

Danny Boyle's 'Steve Jobs' lands NYFF centerpiece spot

Director Danny Boyle's biographical drama "Steve Jobs," starring Michael Fassbender as the late Apple co-founder, will screen in the New York Film Festival's centerpiece slot Oct. 3.

Organizers announced the news Monday, with programming director Kent Jones calling the film "dramatically concentrated, yet beautifully expansive."

Written by Aaron Sorkin and loosely based on Walter Isaacson's biography, "Steve Jobs" is a portrait of the charismatic and controversial tech pioneer as seen through the lens of three key product launches, culminating with the unveiling of the iMac in 1998. Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen and Jeff Daniels...

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