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  • AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi ANNOUNCES WORLD CINEMA, BREAKTHOUGH, MIDNIGHT AND CINEMA’S LEGACY SECTIONS

    Patron Packages and Cinepass Express Passes Now Available for Priority SeatingAFI FEST Mobile App Available to Download FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, LOS ANGELES, CA, October 22, 2014 – AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi, a program of the American Film Institute, announced today the remaining films that will screen in the World Cinema, Breakthrough, Midnight, and Cinema’s Legacy programs.  AFI FEST will take place November 6 through 13 in Hollywood, CA, at the Dolby Theatre®, the TCL Chinese Theatres, the Egyptian Theatre and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.World Cinema showcases the most acclaimed international films of the year, Breakthrough highlights true discoveries of the programming process, Midnight’s selections will grip the audience with terror and laughter and Cinema’s Legacy highlights recent restorations of classic films and films about the history of cinema.

  • TOMMY LEE JONES’ THE HOMESMAN RIDES HIGH AT AFI FEST presented by Audi 

    SPECIAL SCREENINGS AND CONVERSATIONS ALSO ADDEDPriority and Reserved Seating Available with Patron Packages and Cinepass Express PassesFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, LOS ANGELES, CA, October 20, 2014 – The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced an additional Centerpiece Gala, eight Special Screenings and the Conversations for AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi.  This year’s Galas include two World Premieres; the Special Screenings section includes three official Foreign Language Film Oscar® submissions and the Conversations include an Indie Contender’s Roundtable and a Young Hollywood Roundtable.THE HOMESMAN, directed by and starring Academy Award® winner Tommy Lee Jones, will be the Centerpiece Gala on Tuesday, November 11 at the Dolby Theatre®.AFI FEST’s Special Screenings are CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA (DIR Olivier Assayas); MERCHANTS OF DOUBT (DIR Robert Kenner); MOMMY (DIR Xavier Dolan); MR.

  • AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi ANNOUNCES BOLD NEW AUTEURS, SHORTS AND AMERICAN INDEPENDENT TITLES

    Express Passes for all Regular Screenings on Sale NowFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, LOS ANGELES, CA, October 16, 2014 – AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi, a program of the American Film Institute, announced today the films that will be featured in the New Auteurs, Shorts and American Independents sections at this year’s festival.The New Auteurs and Shorts sections both showcase filmmakers from around the world; the New Auteurs section highlights first and second-time feature film directors and the Shorts selections representing diverse and varied international perspectives.

  • INHERENT VICE ADDED TO STELLAR LINEUP AT AFI FEST presented by Audi

    Centerpiece Gala at the Egyptian Theatre on Saturday, November 8Patron Packages on Sale NowFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, LOS ANGELES, CA, October 15, 2014 – The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that Warner Bros.

  • THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE GAMBLER TO PLAY AFI FEST presented by Audi

    Red Carpet Gala to take place at the Dolby Theatre on Monday, November 10Patron Packages on Sale NowFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, LOS ANGELES, CA, October 13, 2014 – The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that Paramount Pictures’ THE GAMBLER will have its World Premiere on Monday, November 10, 2014 at AFI FEST presented by Audi.

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