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Date posted: 10/16/2012

Catch Movie Premiere for FREE at AFI Film Fest!

If you are spending the beginning of the holiday season in Los Angeles, taking advantage of Hollywood vacation hotel specials, there is a great Life of Pifilm festival happening especially for film aficionados.  The AFI Film Festival is the only free film festival of its prestige in Hollywood.

Registration is now open for this unique film festival of films from all over the world, special screenings and filmmaker conversations as well as red carpet galas. As tickets are always in high demand, there is a new way to grab tickets this year. You can get free tickets to screenings online on October 25 and 26 by signing up here for a time slot.

From October 11 to 18 you can register to be assigned a times slot to choose your free tickets. AFI members and alumni can refer to their customized registration e-mail to register. By registering, you will be assigned a time slot to select your free tickets ahead of the AFI Fest Box Office. Starting October 27, you can pick up tickets at the Hollywood and Highland Center Level 4, Suite 433. This year’s AFI Fest features over 200 screening opportunities for your enjoyment.

Galas this year include the world premiere of “Hitchcock”, “Life of Pi in 3D”, and the world premiere of “Lincoln”. For all full schedule of this year’s AFI films, click here.

AFI Fest is the American Film Institute’s annual celebration of art. It brings audience and entertainment together to explore the year in global cinema through new films and emerging talent.  The AFI Fest is the only film festival of its kinds that is free to the public. Screenings take place from November 1 to November 11 in Hollywood theatres: Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, the Chinese 6 Theatres at the Hollywood & Highland Center, the Egyptian Theatre of the American Cinematheque and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

You can also become a patron of AFI Fest and support film! You can buy a premiere, marquee or star package for gala tickets. You can also get a festival package for priority admission to all screenings for $125-$250. Be sure to register or purchase your tickets to this festival today to reserve your seat!

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