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AFI Movie Club: GRANDMA

From writer/director Paul Weitz and shot by AFI alum Tobias Datum (Class of 2002), GRANDMA stars Lily Tomlin and an all-star cast in an empathetic intergenerational dramedy about a spirited rebel elder accompanying her grand-progeny on a quest to end an unplanned pregnancy. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream GRANDMA GRANDMA -...

AFI Movie Club: ALL OF ME

Featuring an arrogant, selfish and terminally ill socialite whose soul is transferred into the body of her lawyer, ALL  OF ME from director Carl Reiner stars AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Steve Martin and the legendary Lily Tomlin. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream ALL OF ME ALL OF ME - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI...

AFI Movie Club: FLIRTING WITH DISASTER

A madcap American odyssey which follows a new father in search of his own birth parents, writer/director David O. Russell’s FLIRTING WITH DISASTER features an all-star cast that includes Ben Stiller, Patricia Arquette, Téa Leoni, Lily Tomlin, Mary Tyler Moore, George Segal and Alan Alda. Russell discussed his creative process (alongside frequent collaborator Mark Wahlberg) with the AFI Conservatory Fellows as part of AFI’S Masterclass: The Art of Collaboration.  Close Close...

AFI Among Top Film Schools Launching The Green Film School Alliance

AFI is proud to celebrate today’s launch of the The Green Film School Alliance (GFSA). The AFI Conservatory is among the eleven founding film schools from across the nation that are uniting to integrate industry-level sustainable production practices into their programs and committing to bringing common language, standards and tools to their educational institutions. GFSA…

AFI Movie Club: NASHVILLE

A sprawling epic of Americana, Robert Altman’s masterpiece NASHVILLE weaves together the stories of 24 characters – from country star to aspiring singer to reporter to waitress – and stars a huge ensemble cast, including Lily Tomlin, Keith Carradine, Shelley Duvall, Ronee Blakley and Ned Beatty. The film is included on AFI’s list of the100 top films of all time, as well as...

AFI Movie Club Rewind: NINE TO FIVE

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on April 15, 2020. NINE TO FIVE appears on AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 LAUGHS list and Dolly Parton’s anthem “9 to 5” is on AFI’s list of greatest songs – and the film’s star Jane Fonda was the recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award...

AFI Movie Club: A RAGE IN HARLEM

With an all-star cast that includes Forest Whitaker, Gregory Hines, Robin Givens and Danny Glover, A RAGE IN HARLEM was directed by AFI Conservatory alum Bill Duke (AFI Class of 1978) and was shot by cinematographer Toyomichi Kurita (AFI Class of 1981).  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream A RAGE IN HARLEM A RAGE IN HARLEM -...

AFI Movie Club: FIELD OF DREAMS

Directed by Phil Alden Robinson and starring Kevin Costner, Ray Liotta, Amy Madigan, Burt Lancaster and AFI Honorary Degree recipient James Earl Jones, FIELD OF DREAMS was recognized by the American Film Institute as one of cinema’s most inspiring screen stories. Its unforgettable line – “if you build it, he will come” – was also...

AFI FEST Announces 2021 Dates and Opening Night World Premiere of tick, tick…BOOM!

Today, AFI is thrilled to announce that the 2021 edition of AFI FEST will take place November 10–14, 2021, and open with the World Premiere of Netflix’s tick, tick…BOOM! This year’s hybrid festival will feature both in-person screenings and events in Los Angeles, CA, as well as virtual screenings, showcasing transformative stories from groundbreaking artists,…

AFI Movie Club: AMERICAN PSYCHO

Based on the 1991 novel of the same name, director Mary Harron’s satirical exploration of the white-collar world of “murders and executions” is pitch black and red all over – with an iconic performance from Christian Bale as the titular AMERICAN PSYCHO, who just has to return some videotapes.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH...

AFI Movie Club: MS. PURPLE

An empathetic story of culture, connection, mourning and identity, director Justin Chon’s MS. PURPLE was edited by AFI Conservatory alum Reynolds Barney (Class of 2016).  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream MS. PURPLE MS. PURPLE - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI Movie Club is a global, virtual gathering of film...

AFI Movie Club: SEVEN BEAUTIES

Compelling audiences to laugh at atrocities while forcing them to come to terms with the terrors of WWII, SEVEN BEAUTIES was one of Italian director Lina Wertmüller’s most provocative – and successful – movies, earning her the distinction of becoming the first woman in Academy Award® history to be nominated for Best Director. Close Close Close HOW TO...
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