2021 – Page 2 – American Film Institute
The Muppet Christmas Carol Film Still - Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy

AFI Movie Club Rewind: THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on December 19,  2020. THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL (1992) marks Brian Henson’s directorial debut and gathers the Muppets – and Michael Caine! – for a magical reimagining of Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic.   Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream THE MUPPET...
A Christmas Story Film Still - Peter Billingsley

AFI Movie Club Rewind: A CHRISTMAS STORY

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on December 25, 2020. Directed by Bob Clark, the holiday classic A CHRISTMAS STORY (1983) follows Ralphie who is looking to navigate the all-important Christmas season so he can get the “Holy Grail” of Christmas presents. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to...
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Film Still - Elijah Wood

AFI Movie Club: THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING (2001), which appeared on the American Film Institute’s anniversary list of the greatest American films of all time, was recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD, naming among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, the...
Silver Linings Playbook Film Still - Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence

AFI Movie Club: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

David O. Russell’s SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (2012) features an all-star cast – including Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Robert De Niro. The film was edited by Jay Cassidy (AFI Class of 1976) with cinematography by Masanobu Takayanagi (AFI Class of 2002). Earning an AFI AWARD as one of the most...

Congratulations to the AFI Alumni with Films at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival

The 2022 Sundance Film Festival, which will take place January 20-30, 2022, announced its full lineup this week with both in-person screenings and virtual presentations. This year's program features premieres by talented artists including Eva Longoria Bastón, Phyllis Nagy, Tig Notaro and W. Kamau Bell. Congratulations to the following AFI alumni whose work was selected...
Happiest Season Film Still - Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis

AFI Movie Club: HAPPIEST SEASON

Writer/director Clea DuVall shares a universal story from a new perspective in HAPPIEST SEASON (2020), – featuring cinematography by AFI Alum John Guleserian (AFI Class of 2005) and production design by Theresa Guleserian (AFI Class of 2006). Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream HAPPIEST SEASON HAPPIEST SEASON - Reelgood GET THE LATEST...
The Royal Tenenbaums Film Still - Danny Glover, Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller, Luke Wilson, Jonah Meyerson, Kumar Pallana, and Grant Rosenmeyer

AFI Movie Club: THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS

Twenty years ago, writer/director Wes Anderson introduced the world to THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS, an eccentric family of dysfunctional prodigies – featuring an all-star cast, including Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Danny Glover, Bill Murray and Anjelica Huston. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS - Reelgood GET THE...
Zoot Suit Film Still - Edward James Olmos

AFI Movie Club: ZOOT SUIT

Starring Daniel Valdez and AFI Trustee Edward James Olmos, ZOOT SUIT (1981) was the debut feature from writer/director Luis Valdez – a musical drama centered around the events that led to the Los Angeles Zoot Suit Riots of the 1940s. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream ZOOT SUIT ZOOT SUIT - Reelgood...
Winter's Bone Film Still - Jennifer Lawrence

AFI Movie Club Rewind: WINTER’S BONE

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on August 16, 2020. WINTER’S BONE (2010), an ominous glimpse into the underbelly of rural family life in the Ozarks, was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2010 – recognizing it as one of the 10 outstanding films deemed culturally and artistically representative of...
The Mirarcle of Morgan's Creek Film Still - Betty Hutton, Eddie Bracken, Nora Cecil, William Demarest, Porter Hall, Diana Lynn, Victor Potel, and Julius Tannen

AFI Movie Club: THE MIRACLE OF MORGAN’S CREEK

From writer/director Preston Sturges comes THE MIRACLE OF MORGAN’S CREEK (1944) – a comedy classic about an unexpected pregnancy, ranked by AFI among the funniest films ever made. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream THE MIRACLE OF MORGAN’S CREEK THE MIRACLE OF MORGAN'S CREEK - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE...
Coal Miner's Daughter Film Still - Sissy Spacek

AFI Movie Club: COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER

Appearing on the American Film Institute's list of the most inspiring American films of all time, COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER (1980) stars Sissy Spacek and was written by Tom Rickman – an Alum of the AFI Conservatory’s first-ever class in 1969. Rickman went on to serve at the Conservatory for many years as the Screenwriting Discipline Head.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream...

Announcing 2021 AFI AWARDS Honorees

Congratulations to this year's AFI AWARDS honorees! The honorees include 10 outstanding films and 10 outstanding TV programs deemed culturally and artistically representative of this year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image. Additional honorees were selected in a category for “Special Awards,” designated for works of excellence that fall outside of...
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