“THE GOOD LORD BIRD ignites a powder keg of history with issues of identity that mark our modern day. Ethan Hawke and Mark Richard’s richly reimagined tale of abolitionist John Brown is an eccentric epic driven by Joshua Caleb Johnson’s performance as a young, freed slave swept up in Brown’s crusade. Hawke’s gloriously unhinged portrayal of Brown plays the perfect counterpart as together they march toward an inevitable destiny and scars that have yet to heal today.” -The American Film Institute
AFI Movie Club: AFI AWARDS Honoree THE GOOD LORD BIRD
AFI AWARDS AUDI SCHOLARSHIP INITIATIVE
Audi has created the AFI AWARDS Audi Scholarships initiative providing scholarships in the name of the honorees to women and BIPOC Fellows at the AFI Conservatory – for a total contribution of $250,000. Congratulations to Naomi Christie Trantu, Directing Fellow, recipient of the AFI AWARDS Audi Scholarship in the name of AFI AWARDS Honoree THE GOOD LORD BIRD.
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