AFI FEST 2019 presented by Audi runs Thursday, November 14 – Thursday, November 21 in Hollywood. The festival is eight days of red-carpet galas and screenings as well as conversations and panels.
This year’s festival will open with the World Premiere Gala screening of QUEEN & SLIM on Thursday, November 14 and will close on Thursday, November 21 with the World Premiere of THE BANKER. AFI FEST will also host the World Premiere of Clint Eastwood’s latest film RICHARD JEWELL staring Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm, Sam Rockwell and Paul Walter Hauser.
The panelists for this year's Indie Contenders Roundtable - one of the most anticipated events of the festival - include Awkwafina (THE FAREWELL), Sterling K. Brown (WAVES), Cynthia Erivo (HARRIET), Jimmie Fails (THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO), Jon Hamm (THE REPORT), Florence Pugh (FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY and MIDSOMMAR), Kerry Washington (AMERICAN SON) and Alfre Woodard (CLEMENCY).
AFI FEST is a great opportunity for Angelenos to enjoy the best films of the year and star-studded panels in iconic Hollywood landmarks such as the TCL Chinese Theatre and The Hollywood Roosevelt. Those who are interested can visit the website beginning Tuesday, October 30, 2019 to purchase tickets.