U.S. Premiere of LEE Starring Kate Winslet and SLY Documentary Added to AFI FEST
AFI FEST is excited to announce two additional titles to the film festival’s programming!
The U.S. Premiere of LEE, starring Academy Award®-winning actress Kate Winslet, has been added to the Special Screenings section of the festival. Winslet, who also serves as a producer on the film, stars as Lee Miller, the war correspondent whose bold photos of the London Blitz, the liberation of Paris, and the concentration camps of Buchenwald and Dachau brought to light the struggles and horrors of World War II. The film is the narrative feature directorial debut from renowned cinematographer Ellen Kuras and features performances by Josh O’Connor, Andrea Riseborough, Andy Samberg, Alexander Skarsgård and Marion Cotillard. The film screens Saturday, October 28 at 12:00 p.m.
SLY directed by Thom Zimny, and featuring Sylvester Stallone, has been added to the Documentary section. Sylvester Stallone looks back at his life and career in this intimate and unexpected documentary. Friends and collaborators pay tribute, including Talia Shire, Henry Winkler, Quentin Tarantino and Arnold Schwarzenegger. The film screens Saturday, October 28 at 3:15 p.m.
The 37th edition of AFI FEST will take place October 25 through October 29 in Los Angeles. Individual tickets for all screenings are available for purchase at FEST.AFI.com.