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All the Way Film Still - Bryan Cranston and Anthony Mackie

ALL THE WAY (2016) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by AFI Trustee Jay Roach, ALL THE WAY (2016) follows the push toward the Civil Rights Act with Bryan Cranston starring as Lyndon B. Johnson and Anthony Mackie as Martin Luther King Jr. HOW TO WATCH Where to stream ALL THE WAY ALL THE WAY - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB...
Dr. No Film Still - Sean Connery

DR. NO (1962) – AFI Movie Club

Named by the American Film Institute as one of cinema’s greatest screen heroes, James Bond made his feature debut in DR. NO (1962) – portrayed by Sean Connery, who was honored with an AFI Life Achievement Award in 2006, and whose iconic character introduction earned a place among AFI’s greatest movie quotes of all time....
Stalag 17 Film Still - William Holden, Neville Brand, Richard Erdman, Peter Graves, Harvey Lembeck, Gil Stratton, Robert Strauss, and Edmund Trzcinski

STALAG 17 (1953) – AFI Movie Club

Co-written and directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Billy Wilder, STALAG 17 features an all-star cast that includes Robert Strauss, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger and Peter Graves – and a memorable, Academy Award-winning lead performance from William Holden, named by the American Film Institute among the greatest screen legends of all time. Visit the...

AFI Alumni Nominated for 2023 Hollywood Guild Awards

Each year the Hollywood Guilds recognize some of the most outstanding work in film and television production. This past year, the ACE, ADG, ASC, DGA, PGA and WGA honored many of our remarkable AFI Conservatory Alumni, acknowledging their achievements and extraordinary talent and dedication to their craft. We are excited to share the AFI filmmakers...
12 Years A Slave Film Still - Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong'o

12 YEARS A SLAVE (2013) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Steve McQueen and featuring a staggering central performance by Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 YEARS A SLAVE (2013) was recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “12 YEARS A SLAVE is a story amazing – and...
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DRACULA (1931) – AFI Movie Club

Director Tod Browning’s timeless adaptation of Bram Stroker’s macabre masterpiece stars the alluring Bela Lugosi as the iconic immortal – earning him a place on the American Film Institute’s list of the cinema’s greatest villains. DRACULA (1931) also appears on AFI’s list of the screen’s most heart-pounding thrillers, and among the great quotes of the...
In The Bedroom Film Still - Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, and Tom Wilkinson

IN THE BEDROOM (2001) – AFI Movie Club

The feature directorial debut of AFI Alum Todd Field (AFI Class of 1992), IN THE BEDROOM (2001) was recognized with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “IN THE BEDROOM is a rich, subtle examination of the American family. It’s a movie in which...
Raising Arizona Film Still - Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, and T.J. Kuhn

RAISING ARIZONA (1987) – AFI Movie Club

The second feature from the Coen brothers – directed by Joel, produced by Ethan and co-written by both – RAISING ARIZONA (1987) stars Nicolas Cage and Holly Hunter as would-be parents in a western fable named by the American Film Institute among the greatest comedies of all time. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more...
Xanadu Film Still - Gene Kelly, Olivia Newton-John, and Michael Beck

XANADU (1980) – AFI Movie Club

A musical fantasia starring Olivia Newton-John and directed by Robert Greenwald, XANADU (1980) also features the incomparable and timeless talents – onscreen and as co-choreographer – of AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Gene Kelly. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about XANADU. HOW TO WATCH Where to stream XANADU XANADU - Reelgood GET THE...
The Untouchables Film Still - Sean Connery, Kevin Costner, Andy Garcia, and Charles Martin Smith

THE UNTOUCHABLES (1987) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Brain De Palma from a script by David Mamet, THE UNTOUCHABLES (1987) features an all-star cast that includes Kevin Costner, Andy Garcia and Charles Martin Smith, as well as two recipients of the AFI Life Achievement Award – Robert De Niro as Al Capone and Sean Connery in his Academy Award®-winning performance as...
The Wild Bunch Film Still - William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Ben Johnson, and Warren Oates

THE WILD BUNCH (1969) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O’Brien and Warren Oates, THE WILD BUNCH (1969) was included on the Amercan Film Institute’s lists of the greatest films of all time – both the original and 10th anniversary editions – as well as among the art form’s greatest thrills, and...

AFI Releases Landmark Study About the Contributions of Women to Early Cinema

Initiative Documents Hundreds of Previously Unrecorded Female Filmmakers for Film History Today, AFI released the results of their groundbreaking gender study focused on silent era films. The project, titled Women They Talk About after the 1928 feature film, is an initiative documenting the widely unrecorded contributions of female filmmakers in the silent film era and...
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