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AFI Movie Club Gathers Audiences on the Apple TV App

AFI announced today that it has launched a dedicated AFI Movie Club collection on the Apple TV app, so movie fans can easily find out where they can enjoy the recommended films. Building on the AFI Movie Club’s mission to provide inspiration and entertainment in a time of need, the Apple TV app collection will…

AFI Movie Club: STAR WARS

STAR WARS has been a consistent fixture on AFI’s various lists of America’s greatest movies – first appearing at #15 on the original AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies list. The original film also boasts contributions by no fewer than three AFI Life Achievement Award recipients – writer/director George Lucas, star Harrison Ford and composer John Williams!…

AFI Movie Club: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

Watch it on CBS Sunday, May 3, 8 P.M./7 P.M. CST RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK appears on both of AFI’s lists of the greatest American films of all time – the original list and again on the 10th Anniversary Edition. It ranks #10 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list – and Indiana Jones is…

AFI Movie Club: THE FAREWELL

THE FAREWELL received a 2019 AFI AWARD, recognizing it as culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image. Star Awkwafina was also one of the guests at AFI’s Indie Contenders Roundtable at the 2019 AFI FEST Presented by Audi.   Movie Trivia about THE FAREWELL -DID YOU KNOW…

Watch: AFI Alums Hanelle Culpepper and Tessa Blake Talk About Directing Episodic Television

AFI alums Hanelle Culpepper (DWW Class of 2002) and Tessa Blake (DWW Class of 2014) talk with Refinery 29’s movie critic Anne Cohen about working in Hollywood as episodic directors and how Hollywood can reset itself in terms of inclusion. Both directors were on set when the industry shut down: Culpepper was in Vancouver working…

AFI Movie Club: LA LA LAND

LA LA LAND was music to audiences’ ears in 2016 – dancing onto AFI’s list of the most outstanding films of the year with an AFI AWARD. Watch Dave Bautista announce the film: Movie Trivia about LA LA LAND -DID YOU KNOW Ryan Gosling turned down the role of the Beast in BEAUTY AND THE…

AFI Announces Winners of 2020 Writers’ Room Ready Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 Writers’ Room Ready Awards: Haley Bartels, Christina Kingsleigh Licud, Kenda Greenwood Moran and Alessandro Pederzoli! The award recognizes outstanding work by AFI Conservatory Screenwriting Fellows, and the winners will be paired with mentors, giving them an opportunity to work directly with established artists. 75% of the past winners…

AFI Movie Club: ROMAN HOLIDAY

ROMAN HOLIDAY is ranked #4 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Passions list of the greatest love stories of all time, and Audrey Hepburn is #3 on AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Stars list of the greatest American screen legends. And both Gregory Peck and director William Wyler were recipients of the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1989…

AFI Movie Club: THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION

Ranked #72 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies – 10th Anniversary edition list of the greatest American films, THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION stars Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, the 39th recipient of the annual AFI Life Achievement Award. Watch Hanelle Culpepper announce the film: Movie Trivia about TODAY’S FILM -DID YOU KNOW that THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION was…

AFI Movie Club: THE LAST PICTURE SHOW

 THE LAST PICTURE SHOW stars Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges and Cybill Shepherd and is ranked as one of the greatest American films of all time on AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 MOVIES – 10th anniversary edition. Watch Sofia Coppola announce the film: Movie Trivia about THE LAST PICTURE SHOW: –DID YOU KNOW Loyd Catlett – who plays…

AFI Movie Club: M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H is ranked #54 on AFI’S 100 YEARS…100 MOVIES — 10th Anniversary Edition list of the greatest American films and #7 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Laughs list. And AFI named the M*A*S*H theme song one of the best movie songs in American film!   Watch Jeff Goldblum announce the film:    Movie Trivia about M*A*S*H -DID YOU KNOW that former military surgeon Dr….

AFI Movie Club: MOONLIGHT

MOONLIGHT, a poetic tour de force, was one of the 2016 AFI AWARD honorees and “illuminates the peerless power of cinema to inspire empathy for others and embrace a greater understanding of ourselves.”    Movie Trivia for MOONLIGHT: –DID YOU KNOW MOONLIGHT is based on an unpublished play written by Tarell Alvin McCraney called “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue”?  –DID…
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