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AFI Movie Club: FROZEN

Winner of the Oscar® for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song, FROZEN follows a determined princess on her perilous journey to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. Click Here to Find Out How to Watch FROZEN Now FROZEN – Reelgood Watch FROZEN Storyboard Artist Kelly Asbury on the differences between…

AFI Movie Club: GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER

GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER was released the year AFI was established and features the talent of AFI Life Achievement Award winner Sidney Poitier – who served as a founding Trustee. The film is also on three AFI lists of the greatest American films of all time, including 100 Years… 100 Movies, 100 Years… 100…

AFI Movie Club: HALF NELSON

Directed by Ryan Fleck and starring Ryan Gosling and Shareeka Epps, HALF NELSON earned a 2006 AFI AWARD as one of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image. Click Here to Find Out How to Watch HALF NELSON Now HALF NELSON – Reelgood Watch Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck talk…

AFI Movie Club: THE DEER HUNTER

AFI named THE DEER HUNTER one of the great films in cinematic history – including the film on both 100 YEARS…100 MOVIES lists, as well as on the list of the most thrilling movies of all time. AFI also has honored two of the film’s stars – Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep – with the AFI…

AFI Movie Club: GAS FOOD LODGING

An indie slice-of-life drama written and directed by Allison Anders, GAS FOOD LODGING follows a single mother who moves to New Mexico with her two teenaged daughters, played by Ione Skye and Fairuza Balk – as they navigate their growing independence and burgeoning sexuality. The film’s executive producer is none other than AFI alum Carl…

DID YOU KNOW? This popular holiday film released 74 years ago this month was co-written by the prolific Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frances Goodrich.

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946), which ranked #1 on AFI’s 100 YEARS… 100 CHEERS list of the most inspiring films of all time, and #20 on AFI’s 100 YEARS… 100 MOVIES list of the greatest films of all time, was co-written by Frances Goodrich, who would have celebrated her 130th birthday this month. Goodrich was…

AFI Movie Club: ON GOLDEN POND

The story of a New England summer that brings generations of a family together – while also revealing the emotional baggage between them – ON GOLDEN POND stars father and daughter AFI Life Achievement Award recipients Henry and Jane Fonda, as well as AFI’s #1 ranked screen legend of all time, Katharine Hepburn. The film…

Contribute to the Legacy of the AFI

The Estate of Scott L. Lange recently bequeathed the American Film Institute a generous gift in support of our work. An AFI member since the 1970s, Scott had wanted to contribute to AFI’s mission of educating and inspiring artists and audiences alike. In a heartfelt letter, Scott’s wife Linda said that she and Scott “support…

AFI Movie Club: YOU CAN COUNT ON ME

Screened at AFI FEST presented by Audi in 2000, this heart-warming snapshot of a fractured yet resolute family received honors for Best New Writer and the New Directions Award. YOU CAN COUNT ON ME also won an AFI AWARD, which celebrates the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image. According to…

AFI Movie Club: MARY POPPINS

MARY POPPINS appears on two of AFI’s lists of the greatest America films – ranking #6 on AFI’S GREATEST MOVIE MUSICALS and #36 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Songs, with “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” Julie Andrews will be the 48th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. Click Here to Find Out How to Watch MARY POPPINS Now MARY…

AFI Movie Club: An Exclusive Conversation With Director Chris Eyre on Native American Identity in the Movies

In honor of Native American Heritage Day, AFI Movie Club hosts an exclusive conversation on Native American identity in the movies with award-winning director and producer Chris Eyre and AFI Conservatory Fellows. Eyre – a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Nations – made his theatrical directing debut with SMOKE SIGNALS, which was selected…

AFI Movie Club: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

AFI Honorary Degree recipient Jodie Foster directs an all-star cast, including Holly Hunter, Anne Bancroft and Robert Downey Jr., for Thanksgiving in this holiday treat – HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS. Click Here to Find Out How to Watch HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Now HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS – Reelgood Watch this exclusive video from the…
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