At Cafe 6 (Taiwan/China) Adapted from the popular Taiwanese novel, “At Cafe 6” is a light hearted coming of age film about a group of high school students who are deeply in love and trying to figure out how to continue their lives after graduation. Opens Sep 8. Happiness (Hong Kong) In this new film by Andy Lo, a lost man finds himself in Hong Kong, rejected by his father and mourning the death of his mother. He befriends a reclusive and temperamental auntie, but their relationship deepens after she is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. Opens Sep 8.
Florence Foster Jenkins (UK) Based on the charmed life of a Gilded Age-era New York socialite (Meryl Streep) whose aspirations of becoming a famous opera singer were not to be held back by anything— not even her total inability to carry a tune. Directed by Stephen Frears (“Mrs. Henderson Presents,” “High Fidelity”) and also stars Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg. Opens Sep 9.
The First Monday in May (USA) Documentarist Andrew Rossi (“Page One”) takes audiences into one of the most glamorous celebrations of the year, the Met Gala, and the most attended fashion exhibit in the history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Opens Sep 8.