By hiring Jon Fitzgerald, founder Carlos de Abreu is trying to raise the profile of his Hollywood Film Festival
American Film Institute's audience and jury awards went to 13 films
First half of AFI Fest brings the usual blend of arthouse cinema and Hollywood glitz; "Hitchcock," "Rise of the Guardians," "Silver Linings Playbook" draw kudos
Organizers of the AFI Fest 2012 are expecting more than 85,000 to come to Hollywood for free screenings -- but giving out tickets isn't always...
A dozen Oscar foreign-language submissions will screen at the AFI Fest in Hollywood, along with a number of 2012 Cannes titles, including "Reality," "The Hunt"...
AFI Fest announces slate of galas and special screenings, also including Dustin Hoffman's "Quartet" and the animated "Rise of the Guardians"
The AFI Fest's guest artistic director, Academy Award winning director and screenwriter Bernardo Bertolucci, chooses four films for a special sidebar
Historical drama starring Daniel-Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln will premiere on Nov. 8, the closing night of the festival
Kirsten and Clint and Leo walked the red carpets, but the real VIPs at the AFI Fest were Bela Tarr, the Dardennes, Wim Wenders
Steven Spielberg's motion-capture extravaganza divides viewers, proves more exhausting than exhilarating
Sexually-explicit film could help revive the shunned rating, John Fithian says
Director and stars bring big, old-fashioned biopic to AFI Fest and LACMA
Film will have North American premiere on Nov. 10 -- two weeks after opening in Europe
Spanish director picks four films with connections to his own work, including "Eyes Without a Face" and "The Killers"
"This Is Not a Film," "Alps," "A Separation" and "Once Upon a Time in Anatolia" added to lineup for Hollywood-based festival
J. Edgar Hoover biopic is one of the presumed Oscar contenders missing at Venice, Telluride and Toronto
Oscar-winning Spanish provocateur will screen "Laws of Desire," program sidebar of his favorite films
Gala screenings at Hollywood-based festival also include Oscar contenders "Rabbit Hole," "Made in Dagenham" and "Barney's Version"
Two awards contenders to receive November showcase in Hollywood
Director will program films, create artwork for November festival in Hollywood
Hollywood festival creates new prize for films submitted by the public