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AFI FEST presented by Audi: AFI Alum Zoé Wittock and Noémie Merlant on JUMBO

AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi is going virtual this year – the festival runs online Oct. 15-22. JUMBO available starting Oct. 19. BUY TICKET. When the new amusement park “attraction,” The Move It, arrives at the local carnival where she works, Jeanne’s life is forever changed. Forbidden love is not a new theme to…

AFI FEST Presented by Audi: AFI Alum Carolina Costa on WANDER DARKLY

AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi is going virtual – the festival runs online Oct. 15-22. WANDER DARKLY will be available starting October 19 at 12:00 p.m. PDT. BUY TICKET Award-winning cinematographer and AFI Alum Carolina Costa (AFI Class of 2013) has made a name for herself traveling the world shooting critically acclaimed feature films,…

AFI Movie Club: BLACK SWAN

BLACK SWAN, directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Natalie Portman in an Academy Award®-winning role, is set against the competitive world of high-stakes ballet. Shot with a serene and surreal beauty by AFI Conservatory alum Matthew Libatique (AFI Class of 1992), who was also nominated for an Oscar® for his work, the film is suffused…

Your Guide to the Women Filmmakers at AFI FEST 2020 Presented by Audi

AFI FEST presented by Audi is going virtual! The 34th edition showcases 124 titles of which 53% are directed by women, 39% are directed by BIPOC and 17% are directed by LBGTQ+. In addition to its support for AFI film festivals throughout the year and the Audi Fellowship for Women at the AFI Conservatory, Audi…

AFI Movie Club: LINCOLN

To bring the historic story of President Abraham Lincoln to life, AFI Trustee and Life Achievement Award recipient Steven Spielberg teamed up with producer and AFI Chair Kathleen Kennedy, AFI Alum cinematographer Janusz Kaminski and AFI Life Achievement recipient John Williams. The Los Angeles premiere of LINCOLN was held at the 2012 AFI FEST presented…

AFI Movie Club: 12 YEARS A SLAVE

Adapted from Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, directed by Steve McQueen and written by John Ridley, centers on a free man – played by Chiwetel Ejiofor – who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. The film was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2013 – recognizing it as one of the year’s…

AFI Movie Club: THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

Brought to life by an all-star cast that includes Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains and Errol Flynn as the iconic hero, THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD has been celebrated across AFI’s lists, including cinema’s greatest film scores, greatest thrills and, of course, greatest heroes.  Click Here to Find Out How to Watch THE…

Your Guide to AFI Alums at AFI FEST 2020 Presented by Audi

With films in World Cinema, Special Presentations, New Auteurs, Documentary and more, AFI Conservatory alumni continue to push the boundaries of storytelling and inspire us with their mastery of the art of filmmaking. Join us in celebrating the following AFI alumni screening at this year’s AFI FEST presented by Audi, and be sure to get…

See It First! Your Guide to World Premieres at FEST 2020

AFI’s eight-day festival showcases the best in world cinema and features films, panels and conversations with both master filmmakers and new voices to enthusiastic audiences in Los Angeles. Now in its 34th year, the 2020 edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi takes place online October 15-22, 2020 – and for the first time, audiences across…

AFI FEST 2020 Presented by Audi Adds Drive-In Screening of ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI…

Regina King’s ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI… screening Monday, October 19 at the Rose Bowl – Buy Ticket Now Buckle up! We have some big FEST news. AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi will be screening the Amazon Original film ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI… as a Centerpiece Drive-In event at the Rose Bowl on Monday, October…

AFI Movie Club: STAND AND DELIVER

STAND AND DELIVER stars Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips and Rosana De Soto – and is included on AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 CHEERS list of the most inspiring films of all time.   Click Here to Find Out How to Watch STAND AND DELIVER Now STAND AND DELIVER – Reelgood Watch Ken Jeong announce the film:   Watch Edward James…

AFI Movie Club: EIGHTH GRADE

EIGHTH GRADE is directed by Bo Burnham and stars Elsie Fisher in a startlingly honest performance as a shy middle school student gradually coming out of her shell. This nuanced coming-of-age film was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2018 – recognizing it as one of the 10 outstanding films deemed culturally and artistically representative of…
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