, 2022-10-04 17:17:00,
The American Film Institute (AFI) has just announced the full festival lineup of their 36th annual AFI Fest, featuring an expansive slate of some of the best films from across the world. The festival, hosted each year exclusively in-person in LA, will take place over the course of five days, running from November 2-6. This year’s program includes Academy-nominee Luca Guadagnino‘s highly-anticipated Bones and All, starring Timothée Chalamet, Guillermo del Toro‘s Pinocchio and so many more. The world premiere of Apple Original Film’s Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me will open the festival and the U.S. premiere of Universal Pictures’ and Amblin Entertainment’s The Fabelmans, directed by Oscar-winner Steven Spielberg, will close the 2022 AFI Fest.
This world-class event brings creators and fans from across the globe together in one place to celebrate the diverse and revolutionary works of established and rising filmmakers. AFI Fest hosts premiere screenings, as well as panels and conversations that include cast and crew, for an impressive bill of fiction, nonfiction features and shorts. This year’s lineup presents 125 titles with 7 Red Carpet premieres, 6 Special Screenings, 12 Discovery, 12 World Cinema, 12 Documentary, 30 Short Film, 43 AFI Conservatory and 3 Guest Artistic Director Selections.
The 36th festival boasts that over half of the entries being honored are directed by women, 32% by BIPOC filmmakers and 11% by LGBTQIA+ creators….
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