AFI is a nonprofit, member-powered organization, which depends on the generosity of audiences like you. Support AFI’s programs and events by becoming a member today to receive new member benefits for AFI FEST, including a 20% discount off passes and individual film and event purchases. Four-Star members and above receive a complimentary Film Pass. Please note that all in-person screenings will require advanced ticket selection with reserved seating.
This year’s hybrid festival will feature both in-person screenings and events in Los Angeles, CA, as well as virtual screenings, and showcasing transformative stories from groundbreaking artists.
With health and safety being top priority, AFI FEST 2021 will require all festival-goers who attend in-person events and/or screenings to be fully vaccinated.
If you have any questions or would like to join or renew by phone, please contact AFI Membership at 1.800.774.4AFI (Monday through Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PDT) or at [email protected].
Check out all of the benefits in store for AFI members:
Member Exclusive Preview
>> Join or renew as a $40 Rising Star member
Join the Director of Programming, AFI Festivals and other programmers virtually on Monday, October 18 as they guide members through this year’s festival lineup and schedule. Registration required.
Discounted Passes, Tickets and Merchandise
>> Join or renew as a $60 Star member
Early access to buy tickets
Receive a 20% discount off pass purchases and individual film purchases.
Discounted Festival Merchandise
Receive a 10% discount on official festival merch at Shop.AFI.com by using a special coupon code.
Complimentary Individual Films
>> Join or renew as a $125 Two- Star member
Access to two complimentary individual films or events (excludes Premieres). All in-person screenings will require advanced ticket selection with reserved seats.
>> Join or renew as a $250 Three-Star member
Access to three complimentary individual films or events (excludes Premieres). All in-person screenings will require advanced ticket selection with reserved seats.
Complimentary Film Pass
>> Join or renew as a $500 Four-Star member or $1,000 Five-Star member
Access to one complimentary film festival pass (excludes Premieres). All in-person screenings will require advanced ticket selection with reserved seats.
AFI FEST Premiere Circle Access
>> Join or renew as a $2,500 Patron Circle member
Premiere Circle members receive unparalleled access, with concierge support provided throughout the festival by AFI personnel.
Benefits include invitations to each Premiere, two or more complimentary film festival passes, and exclusive opportunities to meet filmmakers.
Contact Peter Indall at [email protected] or 323.856.7656. to learn more about AFI FEST Premiere Circle access
Please note: Due to distribution policy, only those in the U.S. will be able to access virtual screenings. Films and events are available for a limited time and with limited capacity. No refunds or exchanges. Passes are non-transferable. Event is not rated for content and viewer discretion is advised. Please note that Memberships are not refundable or transferable. All categories, benefits and prices are subject to change.