AFI Expands Michael Lumpkin Role To Director Of Festivals, Replacing Longtime Head Jacqueline Lyanga

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Michael Lumpkin, who has served as Director of the American Film Institute’s Docs for the past three years, has just been named Director of AFI Festivals. Jacqueline Lyanga, who began serving as Director of AFI FEST in 2010 and is a graduate of the AFI Conservatory, is departing her role to pursue new opportunities. Lyanga and will consult with AFI through June to ensure a smooth transition. “It has been an amazing and extremely rewarding experience to be part of the…