'Lions for Lambs' opens 2007 edition

Opening Night Gala
“Lions For Lambs,” Thurs., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m., Cinerama Dome

Centerpiece Gala
“Juno,” Mon., Nov. 5, 7:45 p.m., Cinerama Dome

AFI Digifest offers a survey of interactive media from around the world. (All day Thurs., Nov. 8, and Friday, Nov. 9, at the Linwood Dunn Theater.)

Tribute to Laura Linney
Fri., Nov. 9, 6:30 p.m., ArcLight 10

Tribute to Catherine Deneuve
Sat., Nov. 10, 7 p.m., ArcLight 10

Closing Night Gala
“Love in the Time of Cholera”
Sun., Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., Cinerama Dome

Fest’s “Hollywood on Hollywood” theme includes docs “Lynch,” “The Man in the Shadows: Val Lewton,” “Never Apologize: A Personal Visit With Lindsay Anderson” and “Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story” (see schedule for dates and times).

A “Milestones” retrospective will honor the work of filmmakers who’ve passed recently, including Michelangelo Antonioni, Ingmar Bergman, Edward Yang, Ousmane Sembene and cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs.

A series of “Talk/Show” panels will address such topics as “From Charlie Chan to Pancho Villa: Movie Stereotypes and American Popular Culture”; “Filmanthropy: The Power of Film to Inspire American Philanthropy”; “Whose Reality Is This?”; and “From Auteurs to Collaborators: Is Great Filmmaking the Path of One or Many?” All take place at the Rooftop Village atop the ArcLight parking garage.

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