AFI Filmfest has started and will be on until November 7th. ‘The AFI Film Festival annually serves as one of Los Angeles’ major movie gatherings and is a launch pad for some Oscar hopefuls.’ (Reuters). Don’t miss today’s movie by German director, Michael Haneke, ‘The White Ribbon’ (Das Weisse Band) at 7pm in the Chinese theater in LA. Michael Haneke is the winner of this year’s Palm d’Or at Cannes and Germany’s entry for the foreign language Oscar! Read his interview here.
The AFI Film Festival runs through November 5 in Hollywood at the famous Grauman’s Chinese theater and adjacent Mann Chinese 6 cineplex, and has two final days, November 6-7, in Santa Monica that take place in conjunction with the American Film Market. The festival is organized by the American Film Institute, a nonprofit group dedicated to cinematic education.