The Embassy-sponsored AmFest Film Festival will include some of the latest American feature, independent, and documentary films, as well as a retrospective of films by filmmaker Whit Stillman. All films will be shown in English, with Russian subtitles.
The festival will open at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18 with the Russian premiere of Nebraska, followed by a screening of Frances Ha at 10:30 p.m.
Whit Stillman will attend a screening of his film Damsels in Distress at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 21.
Documentary filmmaker Lotfy Nathan will attend the screening of his film Twelve O’Clock Boys on Thursday, September 26 at 7:00p.m.