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AFI DOCS 2021: Racial Justice Films

With the power to educate, to inspire, to change hearts and minds and to call-to-action, the AFI DOCS film festival’s incredible selection of documentaries on the subject of racial justice is a celebration of protest, of speaking out against injustices and of finding joy in connecting with community and a network of changemakers. Take to…

AFI DOCS 2021: Sports Films

Now in the lead-up to the Euro cup, in the heat of NBA playoffs and closing out the French open, there is no question that June is an exciting month for sports, and with the AFI DOCS 2021 film festival just around the corner, we are here to remind you that June is an even…

AFI Alum Films to Screen at Tribeca 2020

Congratulations to the AFI alumni who will be screening their films at the Tribeca Film Festival! The festival will take place in New York City from April 15-26. Here are the 22 alumni and their 14 projects that will inspire east coast audiences:   ASIA Daniella Nowitz (AFI Class of 2014), Cinematographer   BLOOD AND…

THE BANKER World Premiere to Close AFI FEST 2019

THE BANKER, Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie, set as Closing Night Film for 33rd Edition of AFI FEST The 33rd edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi will close with the World Premiere of Apple’s new film THE BANKER, directed by George Nolfi (THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU) on Thursday, November 21 at the historic…

The White House Student Film Festival To Take Place Sunday, October 2

The third annual White House Student Film Festival, a collaboration between AFI and the White House, will take place this Sunday, October 2, 2016. Watch it as AFI streams it live on Facebook that day starting at 1:00 p.m. EST / 10:00 a.m. PST. K-12 student filmmakers submitted over 700 films that incorporated the theme of…

Calling All Documentary Fans and Filmmakers

The American Film Institute’s annual documentary film festival, AFI DOCS 2016, will take place June 22–26, 2016 in the nation’s capital and is now open for entries. Each year, AFI DOCS presents a diverse slate of documentaries from around the world that draws documentary fans from the Washington metropolitan region and across the US and convenes…

Get Easy Access to AFI FEST 2014

Love AFI FEST presented by Audi? You might want to consider the Cinepass Express for priority admission For the sixth consecutive year, AFI FEST continues to offer free tickets for screenings — unprecedented in the film festival world. But there’s another great option for the savvy AFI FEST attendee who wants to enjoy even easier…
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