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.
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.
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.
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.