The American Film Institute’s Los Angeles Film Festival AFI Fest has announced this year’s red carpet extravaganza, including Alejandro González Iñárritu, Film by Guillermo del Toro , Maria Schrader and Florian Zeller.
As previously announced, AFI Fest will be at Apple’s Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me opens on November 2 and will premiere in the US four days later Universal and Amblin Entertainment’s The Fabelmans from Stevie Vince Spielberg.
Iñárritu’s Bardo, False Chronicles , will be released in November. 3. Centered on Silverio, a renowned Mexican journalist and documentary filmmaker living in Los Angeles, who returns to his home country, unaware that this simple trip will push him to the limits of his existence. Daniel Giménez Cacho, Griselda Siciliani, Ximena Lamadrid and Iker Solano star in the film.
On November 4, renowned journalist, host and film historian Elvis Mitchell will present his directorial debut Is That Black Enough for You? ” described as a documentary and “profoundly personal essay”, the film is said to examine the “craft and power” of cinema from an often overlooked perspective: African-American People’s Contributions to “The Films of the Iconic Era of the Years.” Charles Burnett, Samuel L. Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Lawrence Fishburne, Zendaya and others provide the creators and films that inspired them.
Also on November 4th, Schrader showed her starring Kelly Mulligan and Zoe Kazan She said . The two top lines are New York Times reporters Meghan Touch and Jody Kanter who broke down Harvey Weinstein’s alleged Stories of Sexual Misconduct. The film co-stars Patricia Clarkson, Andre Blauger, Jennifer Eller and Samantha Morton.
On November 5th, Zeller will premiere his movie The Son starring Hugh Jackman , Vanessa Kirby, Laura Dern and Zen McGrath about a man with a baby and a new The story of the partner’s busy life being turned upside down by the presence of his ex-wife and their teenage son.
Also on November 5th, del Toro and stop-motion master Marc Gustafson showed off their reimagined skin Nocio stars Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Gregory Mann, Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, John Turturro, Ron Perlman, Tim Blake Nelson, Burn Gorman, Christoph Waltz and Tilda Swinton.
Finally, on November 6th, Living came. Bill Nighy plays a senior civil servant who is buried in paperwork at the office and lives alone at home, feeling empty and meaningless. Then a shocking medical diagnosis forced him to reevaluate everything. Tom Burke, Aimee Lou Wood, and Alex Sharp co-star in the film, which is a review of Akira Kurosawa’s Life and Death , directed by Oliver Hermanus.
For more information on this year’s AFI Fest, see here.