AFI FEST 2021: Screening of feature films virtually


After the virtual program, AFI FEST programmer Julia Kipnis leads a conversation between filmmakers Zahida Pirani (EL CARRITO), Claudrena N. Harold (PRIDE), Eliane Esther Bots (IN FLOW OF WORDS), Stephanie Camacho Castillas (MANO SANTA), Nash Edgerton (SHARK), Siyou Tan (STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE).

THE CARRITO: Nelly goes through another unsuccessful day of street vending in Queens, New York. Determined to improve her situation, she makes a risky business decision that ends in misfortune. world premiere
PRIDE: An aspiring writer finalizes articles for “Pride”, a student newspaper. Over the course of two hectic days in the early 1990s, she puts the finishing touches on the upcoming issue.
ANXIOUS BODY: Living beings, artificial things, geometric shapes and lines. When these different things come together, a new direction is born.
IN WORD FLOW: The stories of three interpreters from the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, who interpreted moving testimonies without taking into account their own feelings and personal history. North American premiere
MANO SANTA CLAUS: A grandfather takes in his runaway grandson after fleeing the constraints of the home.
SHARK: SHARK follows the continuing adventures of Jack, who loves to crack jokes. But in his latest relationship, he may have finally met his match.
GENTLE ANIMALS: Two ex-lovers meet in a train station.
STRAWBERRIES CHEESECAKE: In Singapore, where even vaping is illegal, three rebellious schoolgirls are caught smoking by the principal. Their revenge prank takes a sinister turn. North American premiere

In-Person Screening | November 13, 2:15 p.m. | Buy tickets in person

Virtual screening available from November 11, 12:00 p.m. PST | Buy virtual tickets

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