“Fantastic Mr. Fox” Wes Anderson, opening night

“The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus” Terry Gilliam, centerpiece — U.S. premiere

“Everybody’s Fine” Kirk Jones, world premiere

“The Last Station” Michael Hoffman, tribute

“Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” Lee Daniels

“The Road” John Hillcoat

“A Single Man” Tom Ford, closing night — U.S. premiere


Special Presentations including “Something’s Gonna Live,” featuring legendary below-the-liners Robert Boyle, Conrad Hall and Henry Bumstead

New Light Competition, spotlighting first- and second-time filmmakers from around the globe

World Cinema, new works by established filmmakers from 23 countries

Documentary, with 13 international titles

Alt Cinema, a showcase for filmmakers who “push the boundaries of culture and cinema”

Shorts, 27 entries on hand

AFI DigiFest, a two-day event featuring subjects screened across a wide array of platforms.


Viggo Mortensen (“The Road”), Christopher Plummer (“The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus,” “The Last Station”)

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