Sofia Coppola, Kirby Dick, Rita Moreno and Mira Nair will each be honored at AFI FEST 2020 with an evening celebrating their careers.
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.
AFI FEST will close with the World Premiere of the documentary My Psychedelic Love Story, directed by Errol Morris.
The 34th edition of AFI FEST will open with the World Premiere of I’m Your Woman, directed by Julia Hart, and starring Rachel Brosnahan.
AFI FEST 2019 will honor Martin Scorsese with a tribute and present his most recent film, Netflix’s THE IRISHMAN, an epic saga of organized crime in post-war America.
AFI FEST 2019 Unveils New Auteurs, Cinema’s Legacy, Midnight, Shorts and AFI Conservatory Showcase Lineups
The American Film Institute announced the films that will play in the New Auteurs, Cinema’s Legacy, Midnight, Shorts and AFI Conservatory Showcase sections at AFI FEST 2019.
The American Film Institute unveiled the lineup for the inaugural AFI Summit at AFI FEST 2019, includes a conversation with Eva Longoria along with Ted Sarandos of Netflix.
Watch the new trailer for the documentary film Ready for War, exec produced by Drake, which explores the phenomenon of deported United States military veterans.
THE TWO POPES starring Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce and THE AERONAUTS starring Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne have been added to the Gala line-up at AFI FEST 2019.
AFI FEST 2019 will host An Evening With Peter Morgan which will include a conversation, followed by a Gala screening of the highly anticipated third season of Netflix’s THE CROWN.
The American Film Institute announced today the films that will play in the World Cinema section and the inaugural Documentary section of AFI FEST 2019.
Richard Jewell, directed by Clint Eastwood, starring Sam Rockwell and Kathy Bates, Jon Hamm, Olivia Wilde, and Paul Walter Hauser as Richard Jewell will World Premiere at AFI FEST 2019.
AFI FEST 2019 will close with the World Premiere of Apple’s THE BANKER, based on a true story about revolutionary businessmen, starring Anthony Mackie and Samuel L. Jackson.
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.
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.