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AFI Movie Club: LINCOLN

To bring the historic story of President Abraham Lincoln to life, AFI Trustee and Life Achievement Award recipient Steven Spielberg teamed up with producer and AFI Chair Kathleen Kennedy, AFI Alum cinematographer Janusz Kaminski and AFI Life Achievement recipient John Williams. The Los Angeles premiere of LINCOLN was held at the 2012 AFI FEST presented…

AFI Movie Club: 12 YEARS A SLAVE

Adapted from Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, directed by Steve McQueen and written by John Ridley, centers on a free man – played by Chiwetel Ejiofor – who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. The film was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2013 – recognizing it as one of the year’s…

AFI Movie Club: THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

Brought to life by an all-star cast that includes Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains and Errol Flynn as the iconic hero, THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD has been celebrated across AFI’s lists, including cinema’s greatest film scores, greatest thrills and, of course, greatest heroes.  Click Here to Find Out How to Watch THE…

Your Guide to AFI Alums at AFI FEST 2020 Presented by Audi

With films in World Cinema, Special Presentations, New Auteurs, Documentary and more, AFI Conservatory alumni continue to push the boundaries of storytelling and inspire us with their mastery of the art of filmmaking. Join us in celebrating the following AFI alumni screening at this year’s AFI FEST presented by Audi, and be sure to get…

See It First! Your Guide to World Premieres at FEST 2020

AFI’s eight-day festival showcases the best in world cinema and features films, panels and conversations with both master filmmakers and new voices to enthusiastic audiences in Los Angeles. Now in its 34th year, the 2020 edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi takes place online October 15-22, 2020 – and for the first time, audiences across…

AFI FEST 2020 Presented by Audi Adds Drive-In Screening of ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI…

Regina King’s ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI… screening Monday, October 19 at the Rose Bowl – Buy Ticket Now Buckle up! We have some big FEST news. AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi will be screening the Amazon Original film ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI… as a Centerpiece Drive-In event at the Rose Bowl on Monday, October…

AFI Movie Club: STAND AND DELIVER

STAND AND DELIVER stars Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips and Rosana De Soto – and is included on AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 CHEERS list of the most inspiring films of all time.   Click Here to Find Out How to Watch STAND AND DELIVER Now STAND AND DELIVER – Reelgood Watch Ken Jeong announce the film:   Watch Edward James…

AFI Movie Club: EIGHTH GRADE

EIGHTH GRADE is directed by Bo Burnham and stars Elsie Fisher in a startlingly honest performance as a shy middle school student gradually coming out of her shell. This nuanced coming-of-age film was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2018 – recognizing it as one of the 10 outstanding films deemed culturally and artistically representative of…

AFI FEST 2020: Programmer Picks

This week’s announcement of the full lineup for the AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi virtual film festival marks the culmination of many months of screening, reviewing and whittling down thousands of film entries by our dedicated team of festival programmers. We asked the programmers to highlight a few of the films that captivated them…

AFI Movie Club: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

One of the definitive westerns of all time, THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY was the third collaboration between director Sergio Leone and AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Clint Eastwood – following A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS and its sequel, FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE. Collectively, the three films are commonly referred to as “the…

AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi Full Lineup Announced

Passes are currently on sale at FEST.AFI.com. Individual tickets available Wednesday, October 7. AFI is thrilled to announce the full lineup for this year’s virtual AFI Fest presented by Audi! The festival features 124 titles – 53% are directed by women, 39% are directed by BIPOC and 17% are directed by LBGTQ+. This year’s reimagined…

AFI Movie Club: CREED

Sylvester Stallone’s iconic character passes the gloves to a new generation of Philadelphia fighter in Ryan Coogler’s CREED, starring Michael B. Jordan as Adonis Johnson. This new addition to the Rocky franchise was produced by AFI alum William Chartoff (Class of 1989). Click Here to Find Out How to Watch CREED Now CREED – Reelgood In this exclusive…
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