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AFI FEST Announces Cinema’s Legacy and Midnight Lineups

The AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi Cinema’s Legacy and Midnight lineups have been revealed.

AFI FEST Announces Special Screenings Lineup

The AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi Special Screenings lineup has been revealed.

AFI FEST 2018 Reveals World Cinema Lineup

Here are the films that will play in the World Cinema section of AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi.

Four AFI Directing Workshop for Women Participants Named to Universal’s 2018 Directors Initiative

Universal’s Global Talent Development & Inclusion group announced its next class of filmmakers who will participate in the studio’s 2018 Directors Initiative, which exposes directors to the studio production process as well as creative and production executives across the company. Four participants come from the AFI Directing Workshop for Women: Georgia Fu (YOU WIN USA VACATION…

AFI FEST 2018 Announces Full Lineup of Galas

Here is the full lineup of Galas that will screen at AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi.

AFI FEST 2018 Announces an Evening With Nicole Kidman

AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi will host An Evening With Nicole Kidman. The event will include a conversation with the Academy Award®-winning actor in tribute to her illustrious career, followed by a Gala screening of her latest film, Annapurna Pictures’ DESTROYER (DIR Karyn Kusama), on Tuesday, November 13, at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre….

Denzel Washington to Receive 47th AFI Life Achievement Award

Denzel Washington will receive the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award, America’s highest honor for a career in film. The award will be presented to Washington at a Gala Tribute on Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Los Angeles, CA.

Announcing AFI FEST 2018 New Auteurs and American Independents Lineups

Here are the films that will screen in the New Auteurs and American Independents sections at AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi.

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS World Premiere to Close AFI FEST 2018

AFI FEST presented by Audi will close with the World Premiere of Focus Features and Working Title’s MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS.  Directed by Josie Rourke and written by Academy Award® nominee Beau Willimon, the historical drama is based on John Guy’s biography, “Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart.”  The film stars Academy…

ON THE BASIS OF SEX World Premiere to Open AFI FEST 2018

The 32nd edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi will open with the World Premiere of Participant Media’s ON THE BASIS OF SEX, in association with Alibaba Pictures and distributed by Focus Features. Directed by AFI Conservatory alumna Mimi Leder (AFI Class of 1973), the inspiring drama tells the story of young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg…

2018 AFI Latin American Film Festival Lineup Announced

AFI announced today the full slate of films for the 2018 AFI Latin American Film Festival, which will take place September 13–October 3 at the historic AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, MD. 

AFI AWARDS 2018 Key Dates and Call for Submissions

Recognizing the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image, AFI AWARDS is the American Film Institute’s annual almanac of excellence — celebrating works of significance in both film and television. Submissions for AFI AWARDS 2018 are now being accepted at through Thursday, October 18. Honorees will be announced on Tuesday, December 4,…