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“Walk The Line” To Kick Off AFI FEST; Premieres Announced

"Walk The Line" To Kick Off AFI FEST; Premieres Announced

The AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival will open this year with James Mangold‘s “Walk The Line”, fresh from screenings in Telluride and Toronto. Organizers also announced a roster of some 16 world premieres that will debut at festival, running November 3 – 13 in Los Angeles.

World premieres this year at AFI FEST 2005 include: Leonardo Ricagni’s “Adios Momo”, Courtney Solomon’s “An American Haunting”, Davin Anders Hutchins’ “The Art of Flight”, Marquette Williams’ “Buckle Brothers”, Christopher Fisher’s “Dirty”, Kelly Duda’s “Factor 8: The Arkansas Prison Blood Scandal”, Elizabeth Puccini’s “Four Corners Of Suburbia”, Steve Anderson’s “Fuck”, Richard Bracewell’s “The Gigolo’s”, Azazel Jacobs’ “The Goodtimeskid”, Penelope Spheeris’ “The Kid And I”, Martin Boulocq’s “The Most Beautiful Of My Very Best Years”, Gustavo Loza’s “On The Other Side”, Dario Baldi’s “Pablo – The Poet’s Life”, Zach Niles and Banker White’s “The Refugee All Stars”, and Roger Spottiswoode’s “Ripley Under Ground”. MORE
Seventeen North American premieres set for the festival are: Ed Herzog’s “Almost Heaven”, Sabina Vajraca’s “Back To Bosnia”, Marcelo Gomez’s “Cinema, Aspirin and Vultures”, Dagur Kari’s “Dark Horse”, Sandra Hacker and Christopher Buchholz’s “Horst Buccholz…My Papa”, Matias Bize’s “In Bed”, Andrew Lau and Alan Mak’s “Initial D”, Julie Shles’ “Joy”, Pal Sletaune’s “Next Door”, Anibal Massaini Neto’s “Pele Forever”, Manuel Gomez Pereira’s “Queens”, Kim Yong-gyun’s “The Red Shoes”, Emilio Maille’s “Rosario Tijeras”, Ari Alexander Ergis’ “Screaming Masterpiece”, Levan Zakareishville’s “Tblisi-Tblisi”, Petr Zelenka’s “Wrong Side Up”, Pierre Jolivet’s “Zim & Co”. [Eugene Hernandez]

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