Ahead of the release of Life Of Pi, Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee and author Yann Martel will sit down with Film Society of Lincoln Center Program Director Richard Peña for a discussion on the film. Life of Pi the movie is an adaptation of Martel's Man Booker Prize-winning book LIFE OF PI which tells the story of an Indian boy named Pi. Pi is a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean. Starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Adil Hussain, Life of Pi hits cinemas on the 21st of December. In the meantime, you can find out all you need to know about the movie in this discussion which we are delighted to stream live right here!

Watch the video of the press conference right here from 5pm! LIFE OF PI is the Opening Night film of the 50th New York Film Festival.