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  • WORLD PREMIERE OF A MOST VIOLENT YEAR OPENS AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi

    Opening Night Gala on Thursday, November 6, at the Historic TCL Chinese TheatrePatron Packages on Sale NowFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, LOS ANGELES, CA, September 24, 2014 – The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that A24’s A MOST VIOLENT YEAR will have its World Premiere on Thursday, November 6, as the Opening Night Gala of AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi.  The film is written and directed by Academy Award® nominee J.C.

  • AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi ANNOUNCES SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO SOPHIA LOREN

    FESTIVAL POSTER HONORS LOREN WITH ICONIC IMAGE.

  • AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi Announces Dates and Call For Entries

    The American Film Institute’s 28th Annual Celebration of Global Cinema in Hollywood Continues Unprecedented Offer of Free Tickets to All Screenings Still the Only Festival in North Americawith a Market Partner (American Film Market)LOS ANGELES, CA, March 12, 2014 – AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi officially announced its dates and call for entries today.

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    Welcome to the AFI FEST presented by Audi Press Room, where you can find links to the latest festival news, press releases, press accreditation and film materials.

    About AFI FEST presented by Audi  

    A program of the American Film Institute, AFI FEST presented by Audi is a celebration of global cinema and today's Hollywood — a showcase for the best festival films of the year and an opportunity for master filmmakers and emerging artists to come together with audiences in the movie capital of the world. AFI FEST is the only festival of its stature that is free to the public. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes AFI FEST as a qualifying festival for the Short Films category for the annual Academy Awards®.

    The 28th edition of AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi will take place November 6–13, 2014.

    Additional information about AFI FEST is available at AFI.com/AFIFEST. Connect with AFI FEST at facebook.com/AFIFEST, twitter.com/AFIFEST and youtube.com/AFIFEST.

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