Press Releases

  • DOROTHY DANDRIDGE, IDA LUPINO AND ANNA MAY WONG HONORED FOR CULTURAL LEGACY AT AFI FEST 2016 PRESENTED BY AUDI

    Patron Packages That Include Gala Seating Available Now at AFI.com LOS ANGELES, CA, September 22, 2016 — The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that, in celebration of the 30th edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi, a trio of diverse female trailblazers will be featured in both the festival's 2016 key art and programming lineup.

  • WARREN BEATTY'S RULES DON'T APPLY WORLD PREMIERE TO OPEN 30TH EDITION OF AFI FEST 2016 PRESENTED BY AUDI

    WORLD PREMIERE TO OPEN 30TH EDITION OFAFI FEST 2016 PRESENTED BY AUDI Film Will Launch Festival on Thursday, November 10at Historic TCL Chinese Theatre Patron Packages to Ensure Opening Night Seating Available Now at AFI.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — LOS ANGELES, CA, August 30, 2016 — The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that the World Premiere of New Regency and 20th Century Fox's RULES DON'T APPLY — written, directed, produced by and starring AFI Life Achievement Award recipient and Academy Award® winner Warren Beatty — will be the Opening Night Gala of AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi on Thursday, November 10, at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA.

  • AFI FEST 2016 PRESENTED BY AUDI ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL DATES AND CALL FOR ENTRIES

    AFI FEST 2016 PRESENTED BY AUDIANNOUNCES FESTIVAL DATES AND CALL FOR ENTRIES 30th AFI FEST to Be Held November 10–17FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — LOS ANGELES, CA, March 1, 2016 — AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi has officially announced its dates and call for entries.

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 30th edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi will take place November 10–17, 2016.

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