Organisers at the upcoming 28th AFM in Santa Monica have announced
that 522 features will screen at the event, among them 106 industry
world premieres and 364 market premieres.
Industry world premieres include: Mad Money starring Katie Holmes,
Diane Keaton and Queen Latifah, which Nu Image is selling; Smart
People with Thomas Hayden Church, Sarah Jessica Parker and Dennis
Quaid, which is being handled by QED International; All God's Children
Can Dance starring Joan Chen, which is being sold by Kimmel International; and Blood Brothers from producer John Woo, which
Fortissimo Film Sales is handling.
AFM managing director and Independent Film & Television Alliance
(IFTA) executive vice president Jonathan Wolf confirmed that the
market had reached full capacity for the fourth consecutive year and
that exhibition space at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel and Le
Merigot Beach Hotel was sold out.
The event runs from Oct 31-Nov 7. For a complete screening schedule