Among the first major motion pictures to address the AIDS crisis, PHILADELPHIA (1993) is a work of power and empathy that appears across three of the American Film Institute’s lists of the greatest American films of all time – ranking among cinema’s most inspiring films, its greatest heroes and its most iconic songs. Directed by AFI DOCS Guggenheim Symposium honoree Jonathan Demme, the film stars two AFI Life Achievement Award honorees – Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington.
AFI Movie Club: PHILADELPHIA
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