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Dr. Racquel Gates on Curating the Cinema’s Legacy Section for AFI FEST Presented by Audi

As lists of anti-racist movies by Black filmmakers were circulating fast and furiously in the wake of this summer’s racial reckoning, Dr. Racquel Gates, Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies at the College of Staten Island, CUNY and author of “Double Negative: The Black Image and Popular Culture,” was struck by the inadequacy of…

AFI FEST Presented by Audi: Directors/writers David Charbonier and Justin Powell on THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR

AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi is going virtual – the festival runs online Oct. 15-22. THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR is available starting Oct. 17. BUY TICKET.  Twelve-year-old Bobby and his best friend Kevin have been kidnapped. Bobby is stuffed in a trunk to suffocate, and Kevin is who knows where. Proving ever-resourceful, Bobby…

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. Photo by Caroline Fauvet. 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…

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…

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 FEST 2020: Programmer Picks

This week’s announcement of the full lineup for the AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi virtual film festival marks the culmination of many months of screening, reviewing and whittling down thousands of film entries by our dedicated team of festival programmers. We asked the programmers to highlight a few of the films that captivated them…

AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi Full Lineup Announced

Passes are currently on sale at FEST.AFI.com. Individual tickets available Wednesday, October 7. AFI is thrilled to announce the full lineup for this year’s virtual AFI Fest presented by Audi! The festival features 124 titles – 53% are directed by women, 39% are directed by BIPOC and 17% are directed by LBGTQ+. This year’s reimagined…

AFI FEST 2020 Presented by Audi Announces AFI Summit

Passes now available at FEST.AFI.com. Tickets on sale Oct. 7. Join us for the virtual AFI Summit at this year’s AFI FEST presented by Audi! The lineup includes a conversation with Academy Award® nominee, producer, director and writer Ava DuVernay in a conversation about elevating and supporting BIPOC filmmakers through her company Array; The Hollywood…

Meet the Indie Contenders Roundtable for AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi

FEST Passes now on sale! Tickets available on Oct. 7. Riz Ahmed, Rachel Brosnahan, Winston Duke, Julia Garner, Vanessa Kirby, Elisabeth Moss, Carey Mulligan and Andy Samberg with gather virtually for Indie Contenders Roundtable at this year’s AFI FEST presented by Audi. In its seventh year at the AFI Summit, the popular panel will be…
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