AFI Fest Will Include 'Lone Survivor' World Premiere
The 2013 AFI Fest will include the world premiere of Peter Berg's Lone Survivor on Tuesday, Nov. 12, it was announced today. The showcase also announced additional special screenings of awards hopefuls like August: Osage County (Friday, Nov. 8), Spike Jonze's Her and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
There also will be a gala screening of Bernardo Bertolucci's The Last Emperor 3D on Sunday, Nov. 10.
The showcase also will include special screenings of Ralph Fiennes' The Invisible Woman, Stephen Frears' Philomena, Errol Morris' documentary The Unknown Known: The Life and Times of Donald Rumsfeld, Frank Pavich's Jodorowsky's Dune and Asghar Farhadi's The Past (Le Passe).
The AFI Fest previously announced that it would open with the North American premiere of Disney's Saving Mr. Banks, starring Tom Hanks, and close with a gala screening of Joel Coen and Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis. Other previously announced centerpiece galas include the world premiere of Out of the Furnace (Saturday, Nov. 9), a screening of Alexander Payne's Nebraska with a tribute to Bruce Dern (Monday, Nov. 11) and a screening of Ben Stiller's The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Wednesday, Nov. 13).
The 2013 AFI Fest runs from Nov. 7 to 14 in Los Angeles.