“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018
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AFI Fest 2018 featuring ‘On the Basis of Sex,’ ‘Green Book’ and more

“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018

Actress Felicity Jones on the red carpet of “On The Basis of Sex” at the opening-night gala of AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday. Jones portrays Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the origin story of Ginsburg.

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“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018

The final touches are put on the posters and look of the red carpet for “On The Basis of Sex" at the opening-night gala of AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday.

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“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018

Actor Justin Theroux on the red carpet of “On The Basis of Sex” at the opening-night gala of AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday.

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“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018

Director Mimi Leder gets some direction from her mother, Etyl Leder, 95, on the red carpet of “On The Basis of Sex” at the opening-night gala of AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday.

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“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018

Actor Armie Hammer on the red carpet of “On The Basis of Sex” at the opening night gala of AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday.

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“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018

Kesha on the red carpet of “On The Basis of Sex” at the opening night gala of AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday.

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“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018

Actor Justin Theroux on the red carpet of “On The Basis of Sex” at the opening night gala of AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday.

 (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018

Actress Felicity Jones, director Mimi Leder and actor Armie Hammer on the red carpet of “On The Basis of Sex” at the opening night gala of AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday.

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“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018

Cailee Spaeny on the red carpet of “On The Basis of Sex” at the opening night gala of AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday.

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“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018

Actors Sam Waterston and Armie Hammer on the red carpet of “On The Basis of Sex” at the opening night gala of AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday.

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“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018

Cailee Spaeny speaks with reporters on the red carpet of “On The Basis of Sex” at the opening night gala of AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday.

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“On the Basis of Sex” at the AFI Opening Gala, 2018

A group of 100 AFI Conservatory fellows, including Mimi Leder, a 1973 alum, poses for a photo with images of female filmmakers projected on the Roosevelt Hotel behind them, before the red carpet of Leder’s “On The Basis of Sex” at the opening-night gala of AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday.

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AFI Fest ‘Green Book’

Actor Mahershala Ali on the red carpet for “Green Book” at AFI Fest 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Nov. 9.

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AFI Fest ‘Green Book’

Director Peter Farrelly on the red carpet for “Green Book” at AFI Fest 2018 on Nov. 09.

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AFI Fest “Green Book”

Viggo Mortensen hugs Linda Cardellini, left, and Mahershala Ali hugs director Peter Farrelly, right, on the red carpet for “Green Book.”

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AFI Fest “Green Book”

Actor Mahershala Ali signs autographs at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Nov. 9.

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AFI Fest “Green Book”

Linda Cardellini at the red carpet for “Green Book.”

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AFI Fest “Green Book”

Actor Mahershala Ali, left, takes pictures with fans before the red carpet for"Green Book.”

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AFI Fest “Green Book”

Viggo Mortensen and Linda Cardellini on the red carpet for “Green Book” at AFI Fest 2018 on Nov. 9.

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AFI Fest “Green Book”

Actor Viggo Mortensen on the red carpet for “Green Book.”

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AFI Fest “Green Book”

Producer Charles Wessler and actress Beverly D’Angelo on the red carpet for “Green Book.”

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AFI Fest “Vox Lux”

Actress Natalie Portman on the red carpet for “Vox Lux” during AFI Fest at the Egyptian Theatre on Nov. 9.

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AFI Fest Redcarpet, “Vox Lux”

Natalie Portman on the red carpet for “Vox Lux.”

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AFI Fest, “Stan and Ollie”

Actor John C. Reilly on the red carpet for “Stan and Ollie,” in which he plays Oliver Hardy. 

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Actor John C. Reilly, center, hobnobs with AFI Fest director Michael Lumpkin, left and Tom Bernard.

 

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AFI Fest, “Stan and Ollie”

Actor Steve Coogan on the red carpet for “Stan and Ollie,” in which he plays Stan Laurel.

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AFI Fest, “Stan and Ollie”

Shirley Henderson and John C. Reilly on the red carpet for “Stan and Ollie.” In the film Reilly plays Oliver Hardy, and Henderson his wife.

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AFI Fest, “Widows.”

“Widows” screenplay co-writer Gillian Flynn.

 

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AFI Fest, “Widows.”

Genesis Tennon, daughter of Viola Davis, left, jokes with actress Elizabeth Debicki, right, with actor Lukas Haas, behind, backstage before a screening of their new film “Widows." 

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AFI Fest, “Widows.”

Screenplay co-writer Gillian Flynn and co-writer and director Steve McQueen.

 

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AFI Fest, “Widows.”

Actress Michelle Rodriguez, left, samples some of Viola Davis’ popcorn, while screenwriter Gillian Flynn, back left, greets actress Elizabeth Debicki, backstage before a screening of their film, “Widows." 

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AFI Fest, “Widows.”

Actors Lukas Haas, left and Elizabeth Debicki  before a screening of their film, “Widows." 

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