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 AFI FEST Announces Cinema’s Legacy and Midnight Lineups

10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

AFI FEST Announces Cinema’s Legacy and Midnight Lineups

In this year’s Cinema’s Legacy program, AFI FEST highlights films directed by women. This section is a celebration of motion picture history and a special opportunity to screen recent restorations of classic and lesser-known films. The festival spotlights six independent filmmakers across subjects and genres, including two world-premiere restorations, and newly struck 16mm presentations:

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São Paulo International Film Festival, CINESESC, São Paulo, Brazil


Restored by The Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project and Cineteca di Bologna at L’Immagine Ritrovata in association with HB Filmes, Cinemateca Brasileira, and JLS Facilitações Sonoras. Restoration funded by the George Lucas Family Foundation.

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