Six performers at present garnering awards buzz for his or her work in 2021 unbiased movies will seem on AFI Fest’s eighth annual Indie Contenders Panel — as at all times, offered by The Hollywood Reporter and moderated by yours really — to debate the challenges and rewards of creating unbiased motion pictures: Caitriona Balfe (supporting actress, Focus’ Belfast), Nicolas Cage (lead actor, Neon’s Pig), Colman Domingo (supporting actor, A24’s Zola), Ann Dowd (supporting actress, Bleecker Road’s Mass), Dakota Johnson (supporting actress, Netflix’s The Misplaced Daughter) and Simon Rex (lead actor, A24’s Crimson Rocket).
This 12 months’s AFI Fest will run from Nov. 10-14. For the second 12 months in a row, the 75-minute Indie Contenders Panel will happen nearly. Footage of all the dialog will debut on AFI Fest’s Eventive platform on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 1pm PST, and can subsequently be made accessible on this web site.
The 2020 version of the panel, which you’ll watch right here, featured Riz Ahmed (lead actor, Sound of Steel), Rachel Brosnahan (lead actress, I’m Your Girl), Winston Duke (lead actor, 9 Days), Julia Garner (lead actress, The Assistant), Vanessa Kirby (lead actress, Items of a Girl), Elisabeth Moss (lead actress, The Invisible Man and Shirley), Carey Mulligan (lead actress, Promising Younger Girl) and Andy Samberg (lead actor, Palm Springs).
The 2019 version, which you’ll watch right here, featured Awkwafina (lead actress, The Farewell); Sterling Okay. Brown (supporting actor, Waves); Cynthia Erivo (lead actress, Harriet); Jimmie Fails (lead actor, The Final Black Man in San Francisco); Jon Hamm (supporting actor, The Report); Florence Pugh (lead actress, Preventing With My Household and Midsommar); Kerry Washington (lead actress, American Son); and Alfre Woodard (lead actress, Clemency).
The 2018 version, which you’ll watch right here, featured Willem Dafoe (lead actor, At Eternity’s Gate); Richard E. Grant (supporting actor, Can You Ever Forgive Me?); Kathryn Hahn (lead actress, Personal Life); Felicity Jones (lead actress, On the Foundation of Intercourse); Joanna Kulig (lead actress, Chilly Battle); Thomasin McKenzie (supporting actress, Go away No Hint); Rosamund Pike (lead actress, A Personal Battle); and John C. Reilly (lead actor, Stan & Ollie and The Sisters Brothers).
The 2016 version, which you’ll watch right here, featured Kate Beckinsale (lead actress, Love & Friendship); Adam Driver (lead actor, Paterson); Sally Area (lead actress, Good day, My Identify Is Doris); Rebecca Corridor (lead actress, Christine); Margo Martindale (supporting actress, The Hollars); Viggo Mortensen (lead actor, Captain Improbable); Ruth Negga (lead actress, Loving); Chris Pine (lead actor, Hell or Excessive Water); and Miles Teller (lead actor, Bleed for This).
The 2015 version, which you’ll watch right here, featured Ramin Bahrani (author/director, 99 Properties); Blythe Danner (lead actress, I’ll See You in My Goals); Saoirse Ronan (lead actress, Brooklyn); Jason Segel (supporting actor, The Finish of the Tour); Sarah Silverman (lead actress, I Smile Again); Lily Tomlin (lead actress, Grandma); and Olivia Wilde (lead actress/producer, Meadowland).
And the 2014 version, which you’ll watch right here, featured J.C. Chandor (author/director, A Most Violent 12 months); Damien Chazelle (author/director, Whiplash); Marion Cotillard (lead actress, Two Days, One Evening); Jake Gyllenhaal (lead actor, Nightcrawler); Invoice Hader (lead actor, The Skeleton Twins); Michelle Monaghan (actress, Fort Bliss); Kristen Stewart (supporting actress, Nonetheless Alice and Clouds of Sils Maria); and Tilda Swinton (lead actress, Snowpiercer).