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Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019
AFI Fest 2019 will honor Martin Scorsese with a tribute on Friday, November 15, at the TCL Chinese Theatre. The evening will celebrate the AFI Life Achievement Award recipient and Academy Award® winner’s indelible impact on culture as one of cinema’s most acclaimed filmmakers. Following the a...
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
The American Film Institute (AFI) has 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 complete AFI Fest program includes 142 titles (80 features, 1 episodic, 40 shorts, 21 AFI...
Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
The American Film Institute (AFI) has set the program for the inaugural AFI Summit that will take place at AFI Fest 2019. The lineup includes a conversation with producer, director, actress and activist Eva Longoria, and founder of the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative Dr. Stacy Smith to...
Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
AFI Fest 2019 has rounded out its Galas lineup with a pair of films: Netflix’s The Two Popes starring Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce will screen on Monday, November 18; and Amazon Studios’ The Aeronauts starring Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne will screen on Tuesday,...
Friday, Oct. 18, 2019
AFI Fest 2019 will host "An Evening With Peter Morgan" which is to include a conversation with Academy Award®-nominated, Emmy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning writer and producer in tribute to his celebrated career, followed by a Gala screening of the highly anticipated third season of...
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019
The American Film Institute (AFI) has unveiled the films that will play in the World Cinema section and the inaugural Documentary section of AFI Fest 2019.
The World Cinema section showcases the most anticipated and celebrated international films of the year and features 16 titles...
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
Warner Bros. Pictures’ Richard Jewell--directed and produced by AFI Life Achievement Award recipient and Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood--will make its world premiere during a gala at AFI Fest 2019. Written by Academy Award nominee Billy Ray, the film stars Oscar winners...
Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
Apple’s feature The Banker will make its world premiere as the closing night film for the AFI Fest 2019.
The festival’s closing night gala is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 21, at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre. The Banker opens in theaters on December 6, 2019, before it...
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019
The 33rd AFI Fest will open with the world premiere of Makeready and Universal Pictures’ Queen & Slim. Directed by two-time Grammy® winner Melina Matsoukas (AFI Class of 2005) and written by Emmy® winner Lena Waithe from a story by Waithe and James Frey, the film is a consciousness-...
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018
For director Rudy Valdez, the impact that his directing The Sentence has had on him only became fully evident long after the project was wrapped and hit the festival circuit. In some respects he didn’t have the luxury of being impacted during the nearly 10 years he chronicled the...