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AFI Fest 2013 Announces Full Program

22 October 2013 4:09 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

AFI Fest 2013 presented by Audi, a program of the American Film Institute, today announced the remaining sections and films that will screen in the festival’s World Cinema, American Independents, Breakthrough, Midnight, Cinema’s Legacy and Presentations programs. AFI Fest, which redefines Hollywood today as a place where icons and emerging artists bring audiences together to experience global cinema in the movie capital of the world, will take place November 7 through 14 at the historic Tcl Chinese Theatre, the Chinese 6 Theatres, the Egyptian Theatre and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

World Cinema showcases the most anticipated and prize-winning international films of the year, the American Independents section features work by U.S. filmmakers, Breakthrough highlights work discovered only through the blind submission process, Midnight’s selections tend toward the macabre and Cinema’s Legacy highlights restorations and classic films.

This year’s program includes the return of several filmmakers to AFI Fest »

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AFI Fest rounds out programme

22 October 2013 10:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Festival top brass have announced the outstanding World Cinema, American Independents, Breakthrough, Midnight, Cinema’s Legacy and Presentations programmes.

The AFI Fest is scheduled to run from November 7-14 in Hollywood’s Tcl Chinese Theatre, the Chinese 6 Theatres, the Egyptian Theatre and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

The complete programme includes 119 films (83 features, 36 shorts), representing 43 countries. Twenty-seven films are directed or co-directed by women as are 10 documentaries.

For the fifth consecutive year, AFI Fest will offer free tickets to all screenings, however only the Cinepass Express will provide priority entry to all regular screenings. For the complete programme visit the official site.

World Cinema SelectionsBaby Blues Kasia Rosłaniec (Poland)Bethlehem Yuval Adler (Israel)Borgman Alex van Warmerdam (Neth-Bel-Den)Child’s Pose Călin Peter Netzer (Romania)Closed Curtain Jafar Panahi, Kamboziya Partovi (Iran)The Congress Ari Folman (Isr-Ger-Pol-Lux)An Episode In The Life Of An Iron Picker Danis Tanovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina-France-Slovenia)Exhibition Joanna Hogg (UK)Gabrielle Louise Archambault (Canada »

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AFI Fest Completes Lineup, Includes 15 Foreign Language Oscar Candidates

22 October 2013 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The AFI Fest has unveiled the remainder of its lineup for the Nov. 7-14 event, encompassing 119 films representing 43 countries.

The fest, a program of the American Film Institute, will include the World Cinema, American Independents, Breakthrough, Midnight, Cinema’s Legacy and Presentations programs and include 83 features and 36 shorts. The lineup includes 27 films directed/co-directed by women, 10 documentaries and 14 films representing the work of 54 AFI alumni.

The fest has previously announced its galas, which include “Saving Mr. Banks” as its opening night film and “Inside Llewyn Davis” as the closing night title.

The films from AFI alums include “Breathe In” from writer-director Drake Doremus; “La Jaula de Oro” by producer-director-writer Diego Quemada-Diez; “We’ve Got to Get Out of This Place” from producer Brian Udovich and director Zeke Hawkins; and “Machsom” from director Bayard Outerbridge (AFI Class of 2012).

The fest will be held at the Chinese Theatre, the Chinese 6 Theatres, »

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