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Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced that Academy Award® and Emmy®-winning writer/director Aaron Sorkin will be honored by AFI Fest 2017 with a Tribute and Premiere Closing Night Gala screening of STXfilms and The Mark Gordon Company’s Molly’s Game on Thursday, November 16, at...
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
The American Film Institute (AFI) has unveiled the Tech Showcase lineup for AFI Fest 2017. The Tech Showcase will include a selection of 360-degree, virtual reality, augmented reality and immersive short film experiences representing a cross-section of what’s currently possible in this new...
Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
Sony Pictures has pulled the film "All the Money in the World" from its AFI Fest premiere following the sexual misconduct allegations made against co-star Kevin Spacey.
In a statement Monday, Sony's TriStar Pictures said it was withdrawing the film from the Los Angeles festival because "...
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the films that will be featured in the World Cinema, Midnight and Youth and Family sections at AFI Fest 2017.
The World Cinema section showcases the most celebrated international films of the year and features 30 films from 39 countries. The...
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the films that will play in the Special Screenings, Cinema’s Legacy and Shorts sections at AFI Fest 2017.
This year’s Special Screenings section offers an array of engaging stories and intimate portraits of riveting individuals: Film...
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the three Centerpiece Galas and Tribute that will take place at AFI Fest 2017. The Centerpiece Galas are: Call Me By Your Name (director Luca Guadagnino) on Friday, November 10; The Disaster Artist (director James Franco) on Sunday,...
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced that Academy Award®-nominated director and producer Ridley Scott will be honored by AFI Fest 2017 with a tribute and world premiere closing night gala screening of TriStar Pictures’ All The Money In The World on Thursday, November 16, at the...
Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the films that will be featured in the New Auteurs and American Independents sections at AFI Fest 2017.
Highlighting first- and second-time feature film directors, New Auteurs is the festival’s platform for upcoming filmmakers from all over the...
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017
The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced that AFI Fest 2017 will open with the Netflix film Mudbound. Directed by Dee Rees and co-written by Virgil Williams and Rees, the historical period drama features cinematography by AFI Conservatory alumna Rachel Morrison (Class of 2006)....
Friday, Nov. 18, 2016
AFI Fest announced the features and short films which won Jury and Audience Awards this year. Among the highlights of the competition was director Nele Wohlatz’s The Future Perfect earning the New Auteurs Grand Jury Award. On the Audience Award front, director Houda Benyamina’s ...