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School Daze Film Still - Spike Lee and Giancarlo Esposito

AFI Movie Club: SCHOOL DAZE

Based on writer/director Spike Lee’s own experiences at Morehouse College, SCHOOL DAZE (1988) is music-filled dramedy that follows students at a historically Black college as they clash during homecoming weekend. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream SCHOOL DAZE SCHOOL DAZE - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI Movie Club...
Ocean's Eleven Film Still - Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Casey Affleck, Elliott Gould, Scott Caan, Bernie Mac, Carl Reiner, Eddie Jemison, and Shaobo Qin

AFI Movie Club: OCEAN’S ELEVEN (2001)

AFI Life Achievement Award recipient George Clooney bet the house when he and director Steven Soderbergh teamed up with Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon and Don Cheadle for a big score in the iconic heist film, OCEAN’S ELEVEN (2001).   Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream OCEAN'S ELEVEN (2001) OCEAN"S ELEVEN - Reelgood GET THE...
Fantasia Film Still - Mickey Mouse

AFI Movie Club: FANTASIA

A majestic “concert film” set to various vaunted pieces of iconic classical music, FANTASIA first appeared on the American Film Institute’s original list of the greatest American films – and then later ranked number five on AFI’s 10 TOP 10 list of the greatest animated films of all time.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where...
Devil In A Blue Dress Film Still - Denzel Washington

AFI Movie Club Rewind: DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS

DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS (1995) stars two-time Academy Award®-winning actor Denzel Washington, who was honored with the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award. The film was directed by AFI Conservatory alum Carl Franklin (Class of 1986). Close Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS DEVIL IN A...

“Now Playing”: Projects by AFI Filmmakers Available to Watch Online in Dec. 2021

Looking for a new film or TV series to watch online? Support AFI alumni by checking out our Now Playing section, which we update regularly each month. Whether it’s a theatrical release now premiering on VOD or a scheduled digital launch, we want to get the word out.   New Projects for December 2021  ...
Ace In The Hole Film Still - Kirk Douglas

AFI Movie Club: ACE IN THE HOLE

Directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Billy Wilder, today’s unflinching satire ACE IN THE HOLE chronicles an opportunistic journalist who orchestrates a media circus for his own personal gain – taking its inspiration from the tragic true story of legendary spelunker Floyd Collins. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream ACE IN...
PI Film Still - Sean Gullette

AFI Movie Club: PI

With the help of his fellow AFI Alums – cinematographer Matthew Libatique and producer Eric Watson (both AFI Class of 1992) – director Darren Aronofsky was able to bring his vision of the film PI to life.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream PI PI - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI Movie Club is a global, virtual gathering of film...

New Date Set for AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Julie Andrews

Gala Tribute To Take Place June 9, 2022 Tribute to Premiere on TNT and Encore on Turner Classic Movies The American Film Institute announced today that the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute celebrating Julie Andrews will take place June 9, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The event was originally scheduled…

AFI Catalog Spotlight: PARTING GLANCES

In honor of World AIDS day, the AFI Catalog spotlights PARTING GLANCES (1986), one of the first American films to cast its gaze on the AIDS crisis. Released 35 years ago this month, PARTING GLANCES was written, edited and directed by first-time filmmaker Bill Sherwood, who tragically died from complications with AIDS before he was...

AFI Spotlight Interview With Robert Elswit

Robert Elswit (AFI Class of 1977) is one of the most versatile and dynamic cinematographers working today. Cutting his teeth as a visual effects camera operator on landmark films such as THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK and E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, Elswit graduated with an MFA in Cinematography from AFI and transitioned to working as a full-time...
The Age of Innocence Film Still - Michelle Pfeiffer and Daniel Day-Lewis

AFI Movie Club: THE AGE OF INNOCENCE

Based on the 1920 novel by American author Edith Wharton, THE AGE OF INNOCENCE (1993) was directed by Martin Scorsese, the recipient of the 25th AFI Life Achievement Award. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream THE AGE OF INNOCENCE THE AGE OF INNOCENCE - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB...
Iron Man Film Still - Iron Man

AFI Movie Club: IRON MAN

With cinematography by Matthew Libatique (AFI Class of 1992) and directed by Jon Favreau, IRON MAN (2008) starring Robert Downey Jr. was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2008 – recognizing it as one of the 10 outstanding films deemed culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the...
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