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AFI FEST 2017: From Michael Haneke to Agnieszka Holland, 14 Foreign Language Oscar Entries in Lineup

Each year, AFI FEST prides itself on playing a substantial number of the year’s Foreign Language Oscar® entries from a variety of countries, this year comprising 14 titles that span from locales as far-flung as Hungary and Lebanon to India and beyond. Thirteen of the titles can be found in the festival’s World Cinema section,…

Filmmakers, Nation’s Leaders and AFI Celebrate 50 Years

On Wednesday, November 1, AFI celebrated its 50th anniversary with a Gala dinner in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC — commemorating the Institute’s roots in the nation’s capital, and 50 years of partnership with the Library of Congress (LOC). See photos below. The evening’s program included remarks from Morgan…

AFI FEST 2017 Presentations and Conversations Announced

AFI today announced the Presentations and Conversations lineups for AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi.

Announcing AFI FEST 2017’s World Cinema, Midnight and Youth & Family Programming Lineups

American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the films that will be featured in the World Cinema, Midnight and Youth and Family sections at AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi. The World Cinema section showcases the most celebrated international films of the year and features 30 films from 39 countries. The section includes 13 official Best…

Announcing AFI FEST 2017’s Special Screenings, Cinema’s Legacy and Shorts Lineups

AFI announced today the films that will play in the Special Screenings, Cinema’s Legacy and Shorts sections at AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi.

AFI Conservatory Discipline Head Stephen Lighthill to Receive ASC Presidents Award

In recognition of his contributions to the art of cinematography, the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC)  has announced that Stephen Lighthill, AFI Conservatory Cinematography Discipline Head, will receive the ASC Presidents Award at a gala on February 17, 2018. The Presidents Award honors an individual’s contributions to the next generation of cinematographers, and Lighthill joins the…

American Film Institute and Library of Congress Will Celebrate AFI’s 50th Anniversary

AFI today announced plans to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a Gala dinner in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress (LOC) in Washington, DC, on November 1, 2017 — commemorating the Institute’s roots in the nation’s capital and shining a light on five decades of partnership with the LOC to preserve America’s precious motion…

Announcing AFI FEST 2017 Centerpiece Galas and Tribute

AFI has revealed the three Centerpiece Galas and Tribute that will take place at AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi. The Centerpiece Galas are: CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (DIR Luca Guadagnino) on Friday, November 10; THE DISASTER ARTIST (DIR James Franco) on Sunday, November 12; and HOSTILES (DIR Scott Cooper) on Tuesday, November 14. On…

Meet the Press Film Festival With AFI Official Selections Announced

The Meet the Press Film Festival in Collaboration With the American Film Institute has announced its full slate of official selections — 16 short-length political documentaries produced by filmmakers from across the country. The inaugural film festival will be held at the Landmark Atlantic Plumbing Cinema in Washington, DC, on the evening of November 13….

AFI FEST 2017 New Auteurs and American Independents Lineups Announced

AFI has announced the films that will be featured in the New Auteurs and American Independents sections at AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi.

MUDBOUND Will Open AFI FEST 2017

AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi will open with the Netflix film MUDBOUND. Directed by Dee Rees and co-written by Virgil Williams and Rees, the historical period drama features cinematography by AFI Conservatory alumna Rachel Morrison (Class of 2006). The film stars Academy Award nominee Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell, Jason Clarke, Jonathan Banks,…

George Clooney to Receive 46th AFI Life Achievement Award

Actor, director, writer and producer George Clooney will be the recipient of the 46th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film.  The award will be presented to Clooney at a Gala Tribute on June 7, 2018, in Los Angeles, CA.  The AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute special will return for…
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