‘Saving Mr. Banks’ and ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Will Bookend AFI FEST 2013


The American Film Institute has announced that Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks, starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson, will open this year’s AFI Fest, which begins November 7. The festival will come to a conclusion on November 14 with The Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis.

AFI also announced they will be holding the world premiere of Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher on Friday, November 8.

This is pretty exciting news, and The Awards Circuit will have staff writers in attendance at the festival, so be sure to check back here November 7-14 for your best coverage.