Jockey took the Audience Award – Narrative Feature and Juice Wrld won the Audience Award – Documentary Feature at AFI FEST 2021.
NAME OF FESTIVAL: AFI FEST
WHERE: Hollywood, California, USA
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
AFI FEST is a world-class event, showcasing the best films from across the globe. With an innovative slate of programming, the five-day festival historically presents screenings, panels and conversations, featuring both master filmmakers and new cinematic voices. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes AFI FEST as a qualifying festival for the Short Films category of the annual Academy Awards, and AFI FEST is still the only film festival in the United States to hold the prestigious FIAPF accreditation, assuring a high standard of quality and reliability for the international film community. AFI FEST is Los Angeles' longest running international film festival and has been bringing the best in world cinema to the film capital of the world since its launch as FILMEX in 1971.
In the new chapter from Illumination’s film franchise, ever-optimistic Buster Moon and his all-star cast of performers prepare to launch their most dazzling stage show yet.
The critically acclaimed drama film The Power Of The Dog has been added to the AFI FEST 2021 lineup.
AFI FEST unveiled the full lineup for this year’s festival including Parallel Mothers, directed by Academy Award winner Pedro Almodóvar.
Halle Berry’s directorial debut Bruised and Benjamin Cleary’s feature directorial debut Swan Song will premiere at AFI FEST 2021.
The film follows Richard Williams, an undeterred father who is instrumental in raising two of the most extraordinarily gifted athletes of all time, Venus and Serena Williams.
AFI FEST 2021 will open with the World Premiere of tick, tick…BOOM! directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
AFI FEST 2020 announced the winners with the Audience Awards going to Wolfwalkers, 76 Days and Lonely Blue Night.
AFI FEST 2020 adds a Centerpiece Drive-in screening of One Night in Miami… directed by Regina King, to this year’s festival line-up.
AFI today announced the full lineup for this year’s virtual AFI Fest presented by Audi running online October 15-22.
Ava DuVernay, Rachel Brosnahan, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss Among Lineup for AFI Summit at AFI FEST 2020
AFI Summit at 2020 AFI FEST includes a conversation with Ava DuVernay about supporting BIPOC filmmakers through her company Array.
Sofia Coppola, Kirby Dick, Rita Moreno and Mira Nair will each be honored at AFI FEST 2020 with an evening celebrating their careers.