October 2021 Events

Class of 2021 Commencement This Fall

On Saturday, October 9, the Class of 2021 will graduate from the AFI Conservatory at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre. At the event, Academy Award®- and Emmy®-nominated actress Angela Bassett will be recognized for her contributions to the art of the moving image with an Honorary Degree while AFI Cinematography Fellows Andi Obarski and Harry Lipnick will serve as the Class of 2021 Representatives. You can livestream the ceremony via the link below on the date of the event. Congratulations to all of our graduates!



RSVP: AFI Conservatory Visual Essay Showcase

Join us in celebrating the Visual Essays created by the Class of 2021 Cinematography graduates at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 10 at the Harmony Gold Theater. All shorts were shot on 35mm film and will be screened in-person with more details to follow. Watch a sneak preview of some of the extraordinarily beautiful work of this year’s class and RSVP below to attend the Showcase.



AFI FEST Member Preview

All AFI members are invited to an exclusive virtual Member Preview with the AFI FEST Programmers on Monday, October 18, which is a fun and informative opportunity to learn more about the films screening at the festival this year. Stay tuned for more details!

AFI Latin American Film Festival Tickets and Passes Now Available

Dovetailing with National Hispanic Heritage Month, the 32nd Latin American Film Festival kicked off September 23 and will run through October 13 at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center. Check out the full programming lineup and purchase your tickets and passes today!




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