AFI FEST NOW: Free Passes and Refills

Law of Desire

After an exciting opening weekend, AFI FEST presented by Audi continues in full force. Need extra incentive on a Monday morning? In celebration of our 25th anniversary, we’re giving away 25 FREE Cinepasses to all regular screenings to the first 25 people in line when the box office opens at 10:00 a.m.!

And remember, each festival goer has an allotment of eight tickets, so if you’ve used a few, refill with new films or ones you missed — many films are screening a second time this week.


ON THE RED CARPET

AFI FEST presents a 25th anniversary screening of LAW OF DESIRE, Pedro Almodóvar’s early masterpiece, a twisted love story featuring explosive performances by Antonio Banderas and Carmen Maura. The evening includes a Q&A with Pedro Almodóvar.

At Grauman’s Chinese Theatre (6925 Hollywood Boulevard)

5:15 p.m. Press check-in 6:00 p.m. Red Carpet arrivals 7:00 p.m. Program begins

CORIOLANUSIn his directing debut, CORIOLANUS, Ralph Fiennes masterfully adapts Shakespeare’s gripping tragedy about power, politics and pride into a bracingly modern and urgent political thriller.

At Chinese 1 (6801 Hollywood Boulevard)

5:15 p.m. Press check-in 6:15 p.m. Red Carpet arrivals 6:45 p.m. Program begins

MELTIn I MELT WITH YOU, four friends gather for an annual birthday celebration in Big Sur and come face to face with the hard truths of what they have become.

At Egyptian Theatre (6712 Hollywood Boulevard)

6:15 p.m. Press check-in 7:00 p.m. Red Carpet arrivals 8:00 p.m. Program begins

Expected appearances: LAW OF DESIRE: Pedro Almodóvar and Antonio Banderas; CORIOLANUS: Ralph Fiennes; I MELT WITH YOU: Thomas Jane, Rob Lowe, Jeremy Piven, Sasha Grey and Mark Pellington. Also attending: Béla Tarr (THE TURIN HORSE); Joachim Trier and Eskil Vogt (OSLO, AUGUST 31); Athina Rachel Tsangari, Maria Hatzakou, Ariane Labed and Vangelis Mourikis (ATTENBERG).


FREE TICKETS

AFI FEST presented by Audi is offering free tickets again this year. While many screenings are already at capacity, you can get last-minute tickets the day before each screening at AFI.com/AFIFEST or the day of each screening at the AT&T Box Office (Hollywood & Highland Center, Suite 219). Additionally, rush lines will begin forming one hour before each screening, and remaining tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

A limited number of festival passes are still available for purchase — click here to learn more.


LAST-MINUTE TICKETS THE LADY

Tickets for the following films tomorrow — Tuesday, November 8 — will be available online today beginning at 10:00 a.m. PT:

THE ARTIST; BULLHEAD; CARRÉ BLANC; CORIOLANUS; THE FORGIVENESS OF BLOOD; JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME; JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI; KINYARWANDA; THE KID WITH A BIKE; LIGHT OF MINE; MELANCHOLIA; OSLO, AUGUST 31; PINA; Shorts One; Shorts Two; Shorts Three; Shorts Four; THE SILVER CLIFF; WITH EVERY HEARTBEAT and THE ZONE

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