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Celebrating the AFI Class of 2020 and Honorary Degree Recipient Lily Tomlin

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, the AFI community celebrated the commencement of the AFI Conservatory Class of 2020 with the graduates and their families and friends – some near and some far. With the ceremony streaming live from the historic TCL Chinese Theatre, many watched in places as far as Italy, India, Brazil and Kyrgyzstan....

AFI Movie Club: MOLLY’S GAME

AFI closed the 2017 AFI Fest presented by Audi with a tribute to writer/director Aaron Sorkin for his work on the big and small screen – concluding the celebration with a special gala screening of his feature directorial debut, MOLLY’S GAME.  Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream MOLLY'S GAME MOLLY'S GAME - Reelgood GET...

AFI Movie Club: THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT

In THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT, AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Michael Douglas plays the leader of the free world who is torn between the woman he loves – fierce environmental lobbyist Sydney Ellen Wade (Annette Bening) – and a tight reelection campaign. AFI recognized the political drama as one of the greatest love stories in cinematic history and honored Bening with a tribute at AFI FEST...

Watch: Aaron Sorkin and Molly Bloom on MOLLY’S GAME

AFI recently welcomed Aaron Sorkin and author Molly Bloom to discuss working together on MOLLY’S GAME. The film was written and directed by Sorkin and was based on Bloom’s memoir about running an underground poker game. Jessica Chastain played the eponymous hero, and the film received an Academy Award® nomination for Sorkin’s adaptation. In the…

MOLLY’S GAME Will Close AFI FEST 2017

AFI has announced that Academy Award® and Emmy®-winning writer/director Aaron Sorkin will be honored by AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi with a Tribute and Premiere Closing Night Gala screening of STXfilms and The Mark Gordon Company’s MOLLY’S GAME on Thursday, November 16, at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre. 

Announcing AFI FEST 2017’s Special Screenings, Cinema’s Legacy and Shorts Lineups

AFI announced today the films that will play in the Special Screenings, Cinema’s Legacy and Shorts sections at AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi.
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