AFI FEST 2022 ANNOUNCES FULL SLATE OF RED CARPET GALAS

Huge news from our friends about the upcoming AFI Festival! They have announced the full slate of red carpet Galas!

U.S. PREMIERE OF GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO; ALEJANDRO GONZÁLEZ IÑÁRRITU’S BARDO, FALSE CHRONICLE OF A HANDFUL OF TRUTHS; AND MARIA SCHRADER’S SHE SAID TO LIGHT UP THE TCL CHINESE THEATRE
MATINEES TO INCLUDE THE SON, LIVING AND IS THAT BLACK ENOUGH FOR YOU?!?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Los Angeles, CA, September 20, 2022 —The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today six Red Carpet Premiere films that will screen at AFI FEST 2022, November 2-6. The films include: BARDO, FALSE CHRONICLE OF A HANDFUL OF TRUTHS, directed by Academy Award®-winning director Alejandro González Iñárritu; the U.S. Premiere of GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO, directed by Academy Award®-winning director Guillermo del Toro and Emmy Award® winner Mark Gustafson; IS THAT BLACK ENOUGH FOR YOU?!?, directed by Elvis Mitchell; LIVING, directed by Oliver Hermanus; SHE SAID, directed by Emmy Award®-winning director Maria Schrader; and THE SON, directed by Academy Award® winner Florian Zeller. All films will screen at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre.

“Now is the time to open our hearts and minds to stories on the big screen,” said Bob Gazzale, AFI President and CEO. “AFI is honored to gather audiences and artists in the heart of Hollywood to experience the work of these master storytellers.”

AFI FEST 2022 will take place exclusively in person in Los Angeles from November 2-6. Tickets and passes to AFI FEST 2022 will be available to AFI members starting October 3 and to the general public starting October 4 on FEST.AFI.com.

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 AFI Life Achievement Award recipient and Academy Award®-winning director Steven Spielberg, will close AFI FEST 2022.

AFI Members receive exclusive early access to purchase passes and tickets and other exclusive benefits. To become an AFI member, visit AFI.com/join/.

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