AFI FEST presented by Audi: Filmmaker Focus on new Netflix & HBO Max films – American Film Institute


AFI FEST presented by Audi: Filmmaker Focus on new Netflix & HBO Max films

AFI FEST presented by Audi Filmmaker Focus section features extended clips and in-depth conversations with master filmmakers from three of the most highly anticipated titles of the year!

This year three panels will be presented by AFI FEST in partnership with Netflix and HBO Max. Director Ron Howard, Amy Adams and Glenn Close will reunite to discuss the family drama HILLBILLY ELEGY, and filmmaker Ramin Bahrani will speak with Werner Herzog about his new epic THE WHITE TIGER. Robert Zemeckis will also be joined by producer Jack Rapke, co-producer Derek Hogue, and cast members Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer for a conversation on their newly reimagined adaptation of THE WITCHES.

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HILLBILLY ELEGY: A Conversation with Ron Howard, Amy Adams and Glenn Close
Based on the bestselling memoir by J.D. Vance, HILLBILLY ELEGY is a modern exploration of the American Dream and three generations of an Appalachian family as told by its youngest member, a Yale Law student forced to return to his hometown.

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THE WHITE TIGER: A Conversation with Ramin Bahrani, Moderated by Werner Herzog
THE WHITE TIGER is the epic journey of a poor Indian driver who must use his wit and cunning to break free from servitude to his rich masters and rise to the top of the heap. Based on the New York Times bestseller and 2008 Man Booker Prize-winning novel.

THE WITCHES: A Conversation with Director Robert Zemeckis, producer Jack Rapke and co-producer Derek Hogue, and cast members including Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer.

Reimagining Roald Dahl’s beloved story for a modern audience, THE WITCHES is a visually innovative film telling the darkly humorous and heartwarming tale of a young orphaned boy who, in late 1967, goes to live with his loving Grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis.

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