From Mike Jones in Hollywood…

AFI FEST filmmakers huddled around monitors at the Roosevelt Hotel, soaking in the results state by state.  The open bar insured that the later the results, the more boisterous the hollers as states turned blue for the Obama.   As someone called Ohio for Obama from their iPhone, the crowd erupted. 

Fest producer David Rodgers said international filmmakers are particularly excited to be here. "They come knowing more about the election than I do," he said.

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