FEST 2021 – Page 2 – American Film Institute

AFI FEST 2021: International Award Winners

This critically acclaimed, prestigious group of films includes award winners from Venice (HAPPENING, Golden Lion; PARALLEL MOTHERS, Best Actress), Cannes (DRIVE MY CAR, Best Screenplay; A NIGHT OF KNOWING NOTHING, Golden Eye Award), Berlinale (THE GIRL AND THE SPIDER, Best Director in Encounters), Locarno (HOLY EMY, Honorable Mention for First Feature) and the London Film...

AFI FEST 2021: Scary Good Films

It is the season for scares and AFI FEST delivers with this selection of shorts and features sure to satisfy all the thrill seekers and horror lovers. Find yourself in a candy-colored nightmare, trapped in a dark, Romanian forest or in shark-infested waters with these scary good films! GOOD MADAM South African auteur and AFI...

AFI FEST 2021: LGBTQ Films

Pride comes in many forms. And we have a lot to be proud of with our films exploring people along the queer spectrum! The AFI FEST 2021 lineup has no shortage of incredible films that are sure to pique your interests. These films touch on history and activism, uncovering fascinating and inspiring stories alongside personal...

AFI FEST 2021: Programmer Picks

Now with tickets now on sale for AFI FEST 2021 – AFI's annual "best in global cinema" film festival, we asked our dedicated team of festival programmers to share with us a few of the films from this year’s outstanding lineup that captivated them. Here are their picks. Sarah Harris – Director of Programming, AFI...

AFI FEST Announces World Premiere of Illumination’s SING 2

BUY TICKETS & PASSES TO AFI FEST 2021 Sing it from the rooftops! The World Premiere of Illumination’s SING 2 will join AFI FEST 2021 as a Red Carpet Premiere and screen in-person at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre on Sunday, November 14. The new animated feature film, written and directed by Garth Jennings and...

THE POWER OF THE DOG Added As Red Carpet Premiere To AFI FEST 2021

BUY TICKETS & PASSES TO AFI FEST 2021 AFI announced today that Academy Award® winner Jane Campion’s highly anticipated film THE POWER OF THE DOG will screen at the TCL Chinese Theatre on November 11 as part of AFI FEST 2021. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as a brutally beguiling rancher, this psychological drama set in the...

AFI Announces KING RICHARD as Closing Night Film for FEST 2021

The Closing Night film for AFI FEST 2021 has been officially crowned! We're thrilled to announce that the 35th edition of AFI's annual film festival celebrating the best in world cinema will close with Warner Bros. Pictures’ KING RICHARD, directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green with cinematography by Robert Elswit (AFI Class of 1977), written by...
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