AFI Fest is a world-class film festival in Los Angeles that is free to the public. Here's a list of movies that will appeal to LGBT viewers. The festival runs November 10 to 17.
See the LGBT picks below, and don't miss other highlights of the festival, like La La Land, Jackie, 20th Century Woman, and Rules Don't Apply. Learn more at AFI.com.
It's Only the End of the World (Juste la Fin du Monde)
Xavier Dolan's latest stars Marion Cotillard, Vincent Cassel, and Lea Seydoux as a volatile family reeling from the bad news brought home by an estranged son.
Directed by Xavier Dolan. Screenplay by Xavier Dolan. Cast: Gaspard Ulliel, Nathalie Baye, Lea Seydoux, Vincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard. Canada | France
The Ornothologist (O Ornitologo)
In the latest fever dream from Joao Pedro Rodrigues, an ornithologist is tossed from his kayak and finds himself on a wild, mesmerizing, blood-soaked journey downriver.
Directed by Joao Pedro Rodrigues. Screenplay by Joao Pedro Rodrigues and Joao Rui Guerra da Mata. Cast: Paul Hamy, Xelo Cagiao, Joao Pedro Rodrigues, Han Wen, Chan Suan, Juliane Elting. Portugal | France | Brazil
The Untamed (La Region Salvaje)
The lives of a young mother and her husband and brother are thrown into upheaval with the arrival of a mysterious woman who shows them how to access the most intense pleasure they've ever known.
Directed by Amat Escalante. Screenplay by Amat Escalante and Gibran Portela. Cast: Ruth Ramos, Simone Bucio, Jesus Meza, Eden Villavicencio, Andrea Pelaez, Oscar Escalante, Bernarda Trueba. Mexico | Denmark | France | Germany | Norway | Switzerland
Pedro gets home at dawn. Before he falls asleep, his lonely mother drags him to the beach.
Directed by Andre Santos and Marco Leao. Screenplay by Andre Santos and Marco Leao. Cast: Filipe Abreu, Rita Durao, Joao Villas-Boas, Marcello Urgeghe. Portugal