'August: Osage County' premiere at AFI and more...
Here is a cross-section of awards-related events this weekend. Private parties and receptions are not mentioned, because if they wanted you as a guest, you would have been invited. If you weren’t, why would we rub it in?
Nov. 8, Aero Theatre, Santa Monica, 730 p.m. American Cinematheque Retrospective honors Forest Whitaker. The event includes a reel of clips, a Q&A, and a screening of “Lee Daniels’ The Butler.”
Nov. 8, TCL Chinese, 7 p.m., “August Osage County” gala at AFI Fest
Nov. 8, Egyptian Theater, Hollywood, 9 p.m., salute to David O. Russell, AFI Fest
Nov. 9, TCL Chinese, 6 p.m. “Out of the Furnace” gala at AFI
Nov. 9, Brittania Awards Kathryn Bigelow, George Clooney, Sacha Baron Cohen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Idris Elba, Ben Kingsley
Nov. 10, New Beverly Cinema, L.A., 5 p.m. Double bill of “Paper Moon” and “Nebraska,” followed by Q&A with Will Forte
Nov. 10, TCL Chinese, 7 p.m. Conversation with Steve McQueen, AFI Fest
Nov. 11-14, AFI galas for “Nebraska,” “Lone Survivor,” “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and “Inside Llewyn Davis”