• ON THE BASIS OF SEX World Premiere to Open AFI FEST 2018

    2 monthes ago - By American Film

    The 32nd edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi will open with the World Premiere of Participant Media's ON THE BASIS OF SEX, in association with Alibaba Pictures and distributed by Focus Features. Directed by AFI Conservatory alumna Mimi Leder , the inspiring drama tells the story of young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg before she became a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
    The film stars Academy Award ® nominee Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Jack Reynor and Cailee Spaeny, with Academy Award ® nominee Sam Waterston and Academy Award ® winner Kathy Bates. The film is produced by...
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  • MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS World Premiere to Close AFI FEST 2018

    2 monthes ago - By American Film

    AFI FEST presented by Audi will close with the World Premiere of Focus Features and Working Title's MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS. Directed by Josie Rourke and written by Academy Award ® nominee Beau Willimon, the historical drama is based on John Guy's biography, “Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart.” The film stars Academy Award ® nominees Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie, along with Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn, Gemma Chan, Martin Compston, Ismael Cordova, Brendan Coyle, Ian Hart, Adrian Lester, James McArdle, David Tennant and Guy Pearce. The Closing Night Gala will take place on Thursday...
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