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The AFI FEST Interview: A WAR Director Tobias Lindholm

Tobias Lindholm (A HIJACKING, AFI FEST 2012) returns to the festival with his latest, A WAR, which centers on a company commander (Pilou Asbæk) who must make an impossible decision to save his men when a routine mission turns deadly. AFI spoke to Lindholm about the film, which is Denmark’s official 2016 Oscar® entry. AFI:…

The AFI FEST Interview: DER NACHTMAHR Director AKIZ

In German filmmaker AKIZ’s coming-of-age horror film, a teenage girl makes a tangible connection with a strange creature from her dreams, awakening her true identity. AFI FEST presented by Audi spoke with AKIZ about the film. AFI: Were there any films or filmmakers that inspired DER NACHTMAHR? AKIZ: There are plenty of filmmakers I truly…

Here are the Rest of the AFI FEST 2015 Films

The American Film Institute announced today the films that will screen in the World Cinema, Breakthrough, Midnight, Shorts and Cinema's Legacy programs at AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi. AFI FEST will take place November 5–12, 2015, in the heart of Hollywood. Screenings, Galas and events will be held at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre,...

AFI Conservatory Alumni at AFI FEST 2015

The main portion of AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi boasts 18 films from 39 AFI Conservatory Alumni. They are: THE 33, writer Michael Thomas (AFI Class of 1978), and assistant art director Haisu Wang (AFI Class of 2014) 45 YEARS, editor Jonathan Alberts (AFI Class of 2001) ANOMALISA, director/producer Duke Johnson (AFI Class of 2006),…

AFI FEST 2015 Video Recap

Look back at another successful AFI FEST presented by Audi with interview clips we captured on the red carpet and post-screening panel discussions throughout the festival’s lineup of world premieres, Galas and Special Screenings. BY THE SEA Angelina Jolie Pitt (UNBROKEN, 2014) unveiled BY THE SEA on Opening Night, and revealed on the red carpet why AFI…
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