November 2017 – Page 2 – American Film Institute

AFI FEST Spotlight on Conversations: Sofia Coppola Talks THE BEGUILED

As part of AFI FEST’s Conversations section, Sofia Coppola will sit down for a moderated, in-depth discussion of her latest film, THE BEGUILED, on Saturday, November 11. The film is set at an all-female Southern boarding school during the American Civil War. When the women bring an injured Union soldier into the school to recover,…

AFI FEST 2017: From Michael Haneke to Agnieszka Holland, 14 Foreign Language Oscar Entries in Lineup

Each year, AFI FEST prides itself on playing a substantial number of the year’s Foreign Language Oscar® entries from a variety of countries, this year comprising 14 titles that span from locales as far-flung as Hungary and Lebanon to India and beyond. Thirteen of the titles can be found in the festival’s World Cinema section,…

Filmmakers, Nation’s Leaders and AFI Celebrate 50 Years

On Wednesday, November 1, AFI celebrated its 50th anniversary with a Gala dinner in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC — commemorating the Institute’s roots in the nation’s capital, and 50 years of partnership with the Library of Congress (LOC). See photos below. The evening’s program included remarks from Morgan…

AFI FEST 2017 Presentations and Conversations Announced

AFI today announced the Presentations and Conversations lineups for AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi.

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