Opening Night – American Film Institute

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...

AFI FEST Announces 2021 Dates and Opening Night World Premiere of tick, tick…BOOM!

Today, AFI is thrilled to announce that the 2021 edition of AFI FEST will take place November 10–14, 2021, and open with the World Premiere of Netflix’s tick, tick…BOOM! This year’s hybrid festival will feature both in-person screenings and events in Los Angeles, CA, as well as virtual screenings, showcasing transformative stories from groundbreaking artists....

AFI Movie Club: NAOMI OSAKA

What does it feel like to be one of the best tennis players in the world? An intimate look inside the life of one of the most gifted and complex athletes of her generation offers insight into the tough decisions and ecstatic triumphs that shape Naomi Osaka as both an elite global superstar and a...
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