AFI Fest Adds 'Where to Invade Next,' 'The 33' as Centerpiece Screenings

The film festival runs from Nov. 5 to 12.

Michael Moore's documentary Where to Invade Next and The 33, the true story of thirty-three trapped Chilean miners, have been added to the 2015 AFI Fest as centerpiece screenings.

Moore's documentary, which premiered at the Toronto Internal Film Festival, will screen on Nov. 7 at the Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre. The mining drama starring Antonio Banderas will screen on Nov. 9 at the TCL Chinese Theatre.   

In addition to the added centerpiece screenings, the festival has announced seven special screenings, including Charlie Kaufman's animation, Anomalisa; the sci-fi comedy, The Lobster; and Werner Herzog's Queen of the Desert.

Also running as special screenings are the late-in-life romantic drama 45 Years, Cate Blanchett's LGBT drama Carol, Ewan McGregor's biblical tale Last Days in the Desert, and the latest cinematic adaptation of Macbeth, starring Michael Fassbender

Will Smith's NFL drama Concussion was previously announced as a centerpiece screening. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's romance By the Sea and the world premiere of Adam McKay's The Big Short will act as the festival's opening and closing night gala screenings.

The AFI Fest will take place from Nov. 5 to Nov. 12

The complete schedule of films and tickets can be found here.