John Wells’ August: Osage County, a 3D version of Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Last Emperor and the world premiere of Peter Berg’s Lone Survivor will screen as galas at the TCL Chinese Theatre next month.

Special screenings are:

  • Her, Spike Jonze
  • The Invisible Woman, Ralph Fiennes
  • Jodorowsky’s Dune, Frank Pavich
  • Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, Justin Chadwick
  • The Past, Asghar Farhadi
  • Philomena, Stephen Frears
  • The Unknown Known: The Life and Times of Donald Rumsfeld, Errol Morris.

August: Osage County will screen on Nov 8, followed by The Last Emperor on Nov 10 and Lone Survivor on Nov 12.

As previously announced, AFI FEST will open on Nov 7 with the North American premiere of Saving Mr Banks and close on November 14 with Inside Llewyn Davis.

Centerpiece Galas include the world premiere of Scott Cooper’s Out Of The Furnace on Nov 9, Nebraska featuring a tribute to Bruce Dern on Nov 11 and Ben Stiller’s The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty on Nov 13.

Agnes Varda is this year’s guest artistic director.

AFI FEST is set to run from November 7-14.