AFI FEST – American Film Institute

AFI Movie Club: A Tribute to Rita Moreno

Watch an encore presentation of  the Rita Moreno Tribute at AFI FEST presented by Audi virtual festival – WATCH NOW Today’s Movie Club pick is a tribute to Academy Award®-winning actress, singer and dancer Rita Moreno who has been in some of the most beloved Hollywood films of all time, from SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN…

AFI Movie Club: A Tribute to Mira Nair

Watch the encore presentation of the Mira Nair Tribute at AFI FEST presented by Audi – Watch Now Today’s movie club pick isn’t a film, but a tribute to a fantastic filmmaker! With her directorial debut, SALAAM BOMBAY! (1988), Mira Nair won the Caméra d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and later went on to…

AFI Movie Club: A Tribute to Sofia Coppola

Watch an encore presentation of Sofia Coppola’s Tribute at AFI FEST presented by Audi virtual festival – WATCH NOW Sofia Coppola exploded onto the festival scene with her directorial debut, THE VIRGIN SUICIDES (1999) which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. With her second film, LOST IN TRANSLATION, Coppola earned more accolades, including the Academy…

AFI Movie Club: MY PSYCHEDELIC LOVE STORY at AFI FEST Presented by Audi

Watch the World Premiere of MY PSYCHEDELIC LOVE STORY at AFI FEST presented by Audi tonight at 8:00 p.m. PDT – Get Ticket Following the film, Indiewire Editor-at-Large Anne Thompson leads a conversation with Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Errol Morris. A psychedelic head trip crossed with a possible CIA conspiracy and wrapped in a fascinating love…

Sponsored Post: ICYMI Apple Original Films at AFI FEST 2020

AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi showcased more than 120 films from around the world, including screenings of Apple Original Films’ WOLFWALKERS in the World Cinema section and Werner Herzog’s FIREBALL: VISITORS FROM DARKER WORLDS in Special Presentations. Read more about these films and watch the full filmmaker conversations from the festival for each feature…

AFI Movie Club: FIREBALL: VISITORS FROM DARKER WORLDS at AFI FEST Presented by Audi

Watch at AFI FEST presented by Audi tonight at 7:00 p.m. PDT – Get Ticket Following the film at 9:25p.m. PDT, neuroscientist Moran Cerf leads a conversation with filmmakers Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer. Leave it to Werner Herzog to interrupt a world-renowned planetary scientist who has just made the simple yet astonishing statement that,…

Sponsored Post: ICYMI Netflix at AFI Summit

Vanessa Kirby, star of PIECES OF A WOMAN, and Kirsten Johnson, director of DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD, joined the AFI Summit presented by Audi Indie Contenders panel and Doc Roundtable, respectively, to talk about their films and the art of filmmaking. PIECES OF A WOMAN, an upcoming Netflix Original drama about an odyssey of mourning…

Sponsored Post: ICYMI Amazon Studios at AFI FEST 2020

AFI FEST presented by Audi showcases the best in world cinema – and this year, it went virtual! The reimagined festival featured over 120 films from master filmmakers and new artists alike. This year, the festival screened four Amazon Original films – including the World Premiere of I’M YOUR WOMAN and a Centerpiece Drive-In screening…

AFI Movie Club: A Tribute to Kirby Dick

Watch now for Free – GET TICKET Today’s Movie Club pick is a tribute to an award-winning documentarian! Kirby Dick (AFI Conservatory Class of 1983) is a two-time Academy Award® nominated and Emmy® award-winning investigative filmmaker behind some of the most groundbreaking documentaries today with his creative partner Amy Ziering. With the release earlier this…

AFI Movie Club: I’M YOUR WOMAN at AFI FEST Presented by Audi

Watch the World Premiere of I’M YOUR WOMAN at AFI FEST presented by Audi on Oct. 15. GET TICKET The 34th edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi will open with the World Premiere of the Amazon Original film I’M YOUR WOMAN, which is directed by Julia Hart and written by Hart and Academy Award®…

AFI Conservatory Showcase at This Year’s AFI FEST Presented by Audi

The AFI Conservatory Showcase features new and emerging voices from the most recent graduating class of the world-renowned filmmaker training program. This collection of 15 short fictional narratives highlights the diverse and distinct perspectives of the next generation of storytellers. Variety is the Media Partner of the AFI Conservatory Showcase. Free screenings are available beginning…

Cinematographer and AFI Alum Carolina Costa on WANDER DARKLY and her Time at AFI

Award-winning cinematographer Carolina Costa has made a name for herself traveling the world shooting critically acclaimed feature films, documentaries and shorts. With an early interest in photojournalism growing up in Brazil, Costa ignited her love of cinematography studying at the University of the Arts, London, where she was mentored by Sue Gibson, the first female…
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