Soderbergh's Che Guevara films starring Benicio Del Toro premiered at Cannes and will screen on November 1 while The Wrestler starring Mickey Rourke will screen on November 6 following its Golden Lion triumph in Venice and sold-out screenings at Toronto.
Che and The Wrestler will screen at the New York Film Festival on October 7 and 12, respectively.
AFI FEST has added four special screenings to the schedule and they are: Rian Johnson's The Brothers Bloom with Mark Ruffalo, Adrien Brody and Rachel Weisz; Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck's Sugar; Joon-ho Bong, Leos Carax and Michel Gondry's triptych Tokyo!; and James Gray's Two Lovers starring Joaquin Phoenix, Gwyneth Paltrow and Vinessa Shaw.
AFI FEST 2008 is scheduled to run from October 30-November 9.