AFI FEST 2019 will open with the World Premiere of QUEEN & SLIM directed by two-time Grammy winner Melina Matsoukas and written by Emmy winner Lena Waithe.
NAME OF FESTIVAL: AFI FEST
WHERE: Hollywood, California, USA
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: AFI FEST takes place each fall in Hollywood, California.The American Film Institute’s annual celebration of international cinema from modern masters and emerging filmmakers, AFI FEST features nightly red-carpet galas, special screenings, conversations and tributes. 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.
The AFI FEST announced the films that won this year’s Jury and Audience awards, with the Audience Award for Best Feature going to John Chester’s poignant and charming documentary The Biggest Little Farm.
A Special Screening of Amazing Grace, the long-awaited documentary featuring Aretha Franklin’s renowned performances at New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, has been added to AFI FEST 2018
The Shorts lineup at AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi will feature 47 films from filmmakers from all over the world, showcasing their distinct international viewpoints.
Some of the most highly anticipated films and episodic series will play in the Special Screenings, Cinema’s Legacy and Midnight sections at AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi.
The World Cinema section of AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi will showcase the most celebrated international films of the year and feature 28 titles from 27 countries.
The World Premiere of BIRD BOX, along with THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS, GREEN BOOK and WIDOWS are among the full lineup of Galas that will screen at AFI FEST 2018.
Highlighting rising feature film directors and the best of independent filmmaking, the American Film Institute announced today the films that will be featured in the New Auteurs and American Independents sections at AFI FEST 2018
The 32nd edition of AFI FEST will open with the World Premiere of ON THE BASIS OF SEX, the inspiring drama that tells the story of young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg before she became a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
Mary Queen of Scots, the historical drama based on John Guy’s biography, “Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart” and directed by Josie Rourke will World Premiere as the closing night film of AFI FEST
The American Film Institute announced the films that received the Audience and Jury awards at AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi, with THE INSULT directed by Ziad Doueiri the top winner of the Audience Award for World Cinema.
Writer/director Aaron Sorkin will be honored by AFI FEST 2017 with a Tribute and his film Molly’s Game will be the new closing night film of the festival.
The final version of ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. has been added to the AFI FEST 2017 lineup
After the explosive (still exploding) allegations of sexual harassment and assault involving actor Kevin Spacey, his latest film All the Money in the World has been pulled as the closing night film of AFI FEST.
AFI FEST 2017 Presentations and Conversations Lineups Feature Christopher Nolan, Angelina Jolie and More
Conversations on directing with Christopher Nolan and on storytelling with Angelina Jolie and Loung Ung are among the events on the Presentations and Conversations lineups for AFI FEST 2017
The American Film Institute announced today the films that will be featured in the World Cinema, Midnight and Youth and Family sections at AFI FEST 2017
The American Film Institute announced the films that will play in the Special Screenings, Cinema’s Legacy and Shorts sections at AFI FEST 2017
AFI FEST 2017 today announced the three Centerpiece Galas – CALL ME BY YOUR NAME; THE DISASTER ARTIST and HOSTILES,
Ridley Scott’s ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD Starring Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams to Close AFI FEST 2017
Director and producer Ridley Scott will be honored by AFI FEST 2017 with a Tribute and World Premiere Closing Night Gala screening of his latest film All the Money in the World
The American Film Institute announced today the films that will be featured in the New Auteurs and American Independents sections at AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi.
MUDBOUND, the historical period drama, directed by Dee Rees will open the AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi
AFI FEST 2017 has officially announced its dates and call for entries. The 31st edition of AFI FEST will take place in Hollywood, California, from November 9 to 16, 2017.
AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi announced the features and short films that received this year’s Jury and Audience Awards. THE FUTURE PERFECT won the New Auteurs Grand Jury Award, however DIVINES was the audience’s favorite
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the Conversations and Presentations lineup for AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi.