The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the full lineup of their 36th annual AFI Fest.
The festival is hosted each year in Los Angeles and is taking place over the next five days from November 2-6, 2022. This year’s program includes an incredible array of cinematic excellence like Academy-award-winning director Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, Luca Guadagnino’s highly-anticipated Bones & All starring Timothée Chalamet, along with the world premiere of Apple Original Film’s Selena Gomez: My Mind And Me, which is set to open the festival; and so much more.
Cinephiles who attend this event can expect exclusive premiere screenings, Q&A panels, and conversations with the cast and crew of showcased films. The 2022 lineup presents 125 titles with 7 Red Carpet premieres, 6 Special Screenings, 12 Discovery, 12 World Cinema, 12 Documentary, 30 Short Films, 43 AFI Conservatory, and 3 Guest Artistic Director Selections.
According to AFI, over half of the entries being honored are directed by women, 32% by BIPOC filmmakers, and 11% by LGBTQIA+ creators. This diversity also expands worldwide featuring 31 countries and includes 6 International Feature Oscar submissions. You can find the full lineup here.
This year’s festival is stack and is not to be missed. General passes are available for purchase here.