AFI Movie Club: A Tribute to Rita Moreno – American Film Institute
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AFI Movie Club: A Tribute to Rita Moreno

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Today’s Movie Club pick is a tribute to Academy Award®-winning actress, singer and dancer Rita Moreno who has been in some of the most beloved Hollywood films of all time, from SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN to WEST SIDE STORY!

Moreno’s career began with a Broadway debut at 13 years old. Since then she has won all four of the most prestigious awards in show business – an Oscar®, a Tony®, two Emmys®, and a Grammy® – as well as a Peabody Award and a Kennedy Center Honor.

Her latest work includes co-starring and serving as Executive Producer in the Steven Spielberg remake of WEST SIDE STORY, scheduled for release summer of 2021, and starring in the popular Latino remake of Norman Lear’s classic sitcom, ONE DAY AT A TIME. AFI FEST celebrates Rita Moreno with a live conversation about her epic career with playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner.

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Comments (2)

Jill A. Zahner

Note that West Side Story did not release in the summer of 2021. It is scheduled for release December 2021.


    Yes, the post is from October 2020 when WEST SIDE STORY was still scheduled for a summer release before being delayed due to the pandemic.

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