AFI Fest has announced six Centerpiece Galas, four special screenings and a tribute to The King’s Speech for next month’s festival in Los Angeles.
The Centerpiece Galas are Diego Luna’s Mexican drama Abel, Richard J Lewis’ novel adaptation Barney’s Version, Derek Cianfrance’s Sundance entry Blue Valentine, George Hickenlooper’s fact-based Casino Jack, and John Wells’ feature directing debut The Company Men.
The King’s Speech (pictured) gets an ensemble tribute with director Tom Hooper and stars Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush.
The event’s special screenings line-up comprises the US premiere of John Sayles’ Amigo, Werner Herzog’s 3D documentary Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Nigel Cole’s British dramedy Made in Dagenham, and John Cameron Mitchell’s drama Rabbit Hole.
The festival’s previously announced opening and closing night gala films are Love & Other Drugs and Black Swan.
AFI Fest 2010, presented by Audi, runs from November 4 to 11.