Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar will be the latest big name filmmaker to guest direct the AFI Fest. Almodóvar’s formal title will be “Guest Artistic Director” for the festival’s 25th anniversary in November. As part of his duties, Almodóvar will curate a series of films that have inspired his work. He’ll also screen his 1986 film Law of Desire.
Almodóvar takes over for David Lynch, who manned the post last year.
Press release after the jump: