David Lynch has been named the first-ever Guest Artistic Director for the AFI Fest 2010.
“I said yes to being the Guest Artistic Director of AFI FEST 2010 because I love the AFI,” says Lynch. “AFI can do for others what it did for me. AFI gave me an opportunity and money to make a short film, ‘The Grandmother,’ and my first feature film, ‘Eraserhead.’ AFI put me on the map.”
The AFI festival, which is entering its 24th year, runs November 4-11 in Hollywood.
Lynch’s programming slate will be announced in October
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