VIZIO + AFI

VIZIO + AFI

The 30th Edition

VIZIO + AFI

AFI FEST 2016
Hollywood, California
November 10 – 17, 2016

AFI FEST 2016
Hollywood, California
November 10 – 17, 2016

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AFI Fest

Celebrating 30 Years of Cinema

AFI FEST presented by Audi is the American Film Institute's annual celebration of international cinema from modern masters and emerging filmmakers. It features nightly red-carpet galas, special screenings, conversations and tributes. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the AFI FEST and is dedicated to film’s trailblazing women. As a proud sponsor, VIZIO supports the art of film and the craft of filmmakers everywhere.

Honoring Female Film Legends
DOROTHY DANDRIDGE

First African-American actress nominated for an Academy Award.

IDA LUPINO

Renowned Director, Producer, Writer & Actress.

ANNA MAY WONG

Internationally Acclaimed Actress.

Presented by Vizio

SPECIAL CLOSING NIGHT GALA PRESENTATION

FEATURING
Patriots Day

VIZIO has the pleasure of closing out AFI FEST’s nightly screenings with an exclusive VIZIO sponsored gala. This year we’re proud to host “Patriots Day.” It’s films like this that inspire us to provide world-class entertainment experiences.

Where

TCL Chinese Theatre
6925 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028
Get Directions

When

November 17, 2016
7 PM PST

VIZIO has the pleasure of closing out AFI FEST’s nightly screenings with an exclusive VIZIO sponsored gala. This year we’re proud to host “Patriots Day.” It’s films like this that inspire us to provide world-class entertainment experiences.

Where

TCL Chinese Theatre
6925 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028
Get Directions

When

November 17, 2016
7 PM PST

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In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, police Sgt. Tommy Saunders (Mark Wahlberg) joins courageous survivors, first responders and other investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the suspects.

Featured Films

Must See
@ AFI Fest

01

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November 10, 2016

Rules
Don't
Apply

Set in 1950s Hollywood, the film follows the romantic relationship between a young actress and businessman, which is forbidden by their employer Howard Hughes.

Distributor

20th Century Fox

Director

Warren Beatty

Red Carpet and Screening Location

TCL Chinese Theatre

After-Party Location

The Hollywood Roosevelt

Cast

Warren Beatty, Lily Collins, Alden Ehrenreich, Annette Bening, Matthew Broderick, Alec Baldwin, Haley Bennett, Candice Bergen, Dabney Coleman, Steve Coogan, Ed Harris, Megan Hilty, Oliver Platt, Martin Sheen, and Paul Sorvino.

02

November 11, 2016

Miss
Sloane

An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.

Distributor

EuropaCorp

Director

John Madden

Red Carpet and Screening Location

TBD

After-Party Location

The Hollywood Roosevelt

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mark Strong, Alison Pill, John Lithgow, Michael Stuhlbarg, Jake Lacy, Sam Waterston

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03

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November 13, 2016

Elle

Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle's life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game — a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

Distributor

Sony Pictures Classics

Director

Paul Verhoeven

Red Carpet and Screening Location

Egyptian Theatre

After-Party Location

The Hollywood Roosevelt

Cast

Isabelle Huppert, Virginie Efira, Laurent Lafitte, Alice Isaaz, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling, Jonas Bloquet, Christian Berkel

04

November 15, 2016

LA LA
Land

The story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, struggling to make ends meet while pursuing their dreams in a city known for destroying hopes and breaking hearts. With modern day Los Angeles as the backdrop, this musical about everyday life explores what is more important: a once-in-a-lifetime love or the spotlight.

Distributor

Summit Entertainment

Director

Damien Chazelle

Red Carpet and Screening Location

TCL Chinese Theatre

After-Party Location

The Hollywood Roosevelt

Cast

Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt

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05

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November 16, 2016

20th
Century
Women

In 1979 Santa Barbara, three women are teaching a boy about men, women, love and freedom when his mother takes in a boarder, shaking his world view.

Distributor

A24

Director

Mike Mills

Red Carpet and Screening Location

TCL Chinese Theatre

After-Party Location

The Hollywood Roosevelt

Cast

Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig, Elle Fanning, and Billy Crudup

Featured Films

Must See
@ AFI Fest

01

November 10, 2016

Rules Don't
Apply

View Trailer

02

November 10, 2016

Miss Sloane

View Trailer

03

November 10, 2016

Elle

View Trailer

04

November 15, 2016

LA LA Land

View Trailer

05

November 16, 2016

20th Century
Women

View Trailer
VIZIO Smartcast

A Whole New Way To Watch

Find, cast and control your content like never before. The all-new VIZIO SmartCast App brings together TV shows, movies, music and more from multiple entertainment apps and live TV services1 into one simple experience. To further celebrate AFI FEST’s 30-year achievement, VIZIO has created a Featured Collection in the VIZIO SmartCast™ App that includes some of the movies featured during the past 30 years of AFI FEST2. VIZIO is proud to be a sponsor of AFI FEST.