Fantastic Fest announced its second wave of programming Tuesday, including the world premiere of Spanish director Eugenio Mira’s "Grand Piano," starring Elijah Wood and John Cusack.

Wood, who’s a new Austin resident and a longtime fan of the festival, plays a renowned concert pianist who returns to the stage for a final performance, but becomes the target of a sadistic sniper (John Cusack).

Also joining the lineup is Israeli director Ari Folman’s "The Congress," starring Robin Wright in an adaptation of Stanislaw Lem’s science-fiction novel. Folman is best known as the director of the animated film "Waltz With Bashir."

Other highlights:

"A Field in England," directed by Ben Wheatley.

"Afflicted," from Canada’s Clif Prowse.

"Almost Human," directed by Joe Begos and dealing with a man who wreaks havoc upon a small town.

"Blue Ruin," from director Jeremy Sauliner, focusing on a homeless man who seeks to avenge his dead parents.

"Coherence," from James Ward Byrkit

"Goldberg and Eisenberg," directed by Israel’s Oren Carmi.

"Hentai Kamen: Forbidden Super Hero," from Japan’s Yuichi Fukuda.

"Maruyama the Middle Schooler," from Kankuro Kudo.

"Mirage Men," a documentary about UFOs from John Lundberg.

‘O’Apostolo," a stop-motion Spanish film from Fernando Cortizo.

"Our Heroes Die Tonight," from France’s David Perrault.

"Patrick," an Australian film directed by Mark Hartley and focuses on a telekinetic guy named Patrick.

"Proxy," a Zack Parker thriller.

"Spetic Man," from Jesse Thomas Cook and dealing with a plumber who undergoes a transformation when trapped inside a septic tank.

"Tales from the Organ Trade," a documentary about organ trafficking, narrated by David Cronenberg and directed by Ric Bienstock.

"Why Don’t You Play in Hell," directed by Fantastic Fest favorite Sion Sono.

"Witching & Bitching," from Spanish director Alex de la Iglesia. It deals with a group of thieves who do battle with a coven of witches.

Fantastic Fest will be held from Sept. 19 through 26 at the Alamo Lakeline.