Friday, August 12, 2016

Save the Date for the AFI Latin American Film Festival - Passes on Sale Now

Javier Cámara & Ricardo Darín (r) star in Truman

From our friends at the AFI Silver Theatre...

Early Bird Pass Sales for AFI Latin American Film Festival Begin Today

Mark your calendars: the 2016 AFI Latin American Film Festival begins on September 15! Highlights of the festival include:

• The world premiere of Venezuelan human rights drama EL AMPARO, opening the festival on September 15

• TRUMAN, starring Ricardo Darín and Javier Cámara, winner of five Goya Awards

• The North American premiere of CINEMA NOVO, straight from its documentary prize-winning debut at the Cannes Film Festival

• The U.S. premieres of Colombia's OSCURO ANIMAL, a festival favorite, and UNA NOCHE DE AMOR, a Woody Allen-esque romantic comedy from Argentina

• Diego Luna's MR. PIG, a Mexican road-trip dramedy starring Danny Glover and Maya Rudolph

• Peru's gripping thriller MAGALLANES

• THE COMPANION, an audience award-winning Cuban drama

• MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, the latest film from Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Fernandez-Almendras

• Brazil's sizzling portrait of life on the rodeo circuit, NEON BULL

• Argentina's Sundance award winner MY FRIEND FROM THE PARK

Stay tuned - the complete festival lineup will be announced at the beginning of September. Click here to a peek at all of the early announcements and watch their trailers.

The best way to experience the festival is with an AFI Latin American Film Festival pass - the Pase Especial. This all access pass provides admission for one person to every screening at the festival, including both Opening and Closing Night events - a value of more than $500. Buy a Pase Especial at a discounted price today. Hurry - this special early bird rate expires after August 25.

Click HERE for festival info.

Look for the fall issue of AFI Preview, featuring the AFI Latin American Film Festival, in The Washington Post's Express on September 8.