October 2023 Events

AFI FEST’s Full Lineup Announced! Tickets on sale October 3

Join us October 25-29 as we celebrate the best in film at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood! AFI FEST 2023 has announced its full lineup, as well as this year’s Guest Artistic Director Greta Gerwig!


As a valued member of the AFI Alumni community, you will receive 50% off any passes and/or tickets purchased for this year’s AFI FEST – plus a free ticket to the AFI Conservatory Showcase presented by AMC Networks (RSVP required) and the chance to win tickets to a Red Carpet Premiere. Be sure to check out the festival’s full program which was just announced! Passes are on sale now and passholders receive priority and early access to select tickets. Ticket bundles go on sale today – Monday, October 2, and individual tickets go on sale beginning Tuesday, October 3. Passes are limited, so don’t miss out and buy yours today!


To access your exclusive AFI Alumni benefits, just log in with the email address that’s on file with AFI and select the pass and/or tickets of your choice! If you have any questions or issues, please email our Box Office team at FEST.BoxOffice@AFI.com.



AFI Alumni Party at FEST Presented by Canva

Susan Ruskin, AFI Conservatory Dean and AFI Executive Vice President, invites you and a guest to attend the Alumni Party at AFI FEST presented by Canva on October 27, 2023, from 8-10 p.m. at The Hollywood Roosevelt (cocktail attire requested). RSVP required by October 20.



How to Succeed at Film Festivals: Ask a Programmer

AFI recently hosted a panel on how to navigate the film festival landscape featuring programmers from Sundance, OutFest and the PanAfrican Film Festivals. If you missed our live event, you can now watch a recording of it below.




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