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AFI Movie Club: SWEET CHARITY

Adapted from the show-stopping Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical, the movie SWEET CHARITY features the cinematic directorial debut of the legendary Bob Fosse and stars AFI Life Achievement recipient Shirley MacLaine.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream SWEET CHARITY SWEET CHARITY - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI Movie Club is a global, virtual gathering of film fans who...

AFI Movie Club Rewind: MALCOLM X

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on December 11, 2020. MALCOLM X, Spike Lee’s powerful biopic, stars AFI Life Achievement honoree Denzel Washington as the eponymous Civil Rights crusader who fought for racial equality. An honorary degree recipient from the AFI Conservatory, Lee recently was featured in AFI’s Black Stories...

AFI Movie Club: Spotlight on PICCADILLY star Anna May Wong

A showcase of the luminous talents of silent star Anna May Wong, PICCADILLY is a 1929 drama directed by E.A. Dupont and written by Arnold Bennett. Wong was a pioneer and an icon in early Hollywood – who, in addition to appearing in more than 60 films during her remarkable career, created her own production...

AFI Movie Club: WAITING TO EXHALE

A story of female friendship starring Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Lela Rochon and Loretta Devine, WAITING TO EXHALE was shot by AFI Conservatory alum Toyomichi Kurita.  Close Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream WAITING TO EXHALE WAITING TO EXHALE - Reelgood LEARN MORE ABOUT AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI has created a global, virtual...

AFI Movie Club: THE LITTLE FOXES

THE LITTLE FOXES features two AFI Life Achievement Award recipients – director William Wyler and star Bette Davis, whose malevolent turn as Regina Hubbard Giddens was ranked among the American Film Institute’s greatest villains of all time. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream THE LITTLE FOXES THE LITTLE FOXES - Reelgood LEARN MORE...

AFI Movie Club: MIDDLE OF NOWHERE

MIDDLE OF NOWHERE is the critically acclaimed sophomore feature from director – and AFI Trustee – Ava DuVernay.   Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream MIDDLE OF NOWHERE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE - Reelgood LEARN MORE ABOUT AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI has created a global, virtual gathering of those who love the movies. See all of...

AFI Movie Club: MIDNIGHT COWBOY

Starring AFI Life Achievement honoree Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight, MIDNIGHT COWBOY appears across a number of AFI’s lists of the greatest American films of all time – including both its original and 10th anniversary edition of AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 MOVIES, as well as the American Film Institute’s celebrations of cinema’s greatest songs and movie quotes.  Close Close...

AFI Movie Club Rewind: BEN-HUR

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on April 12, 2020. BEN-HUR ranks #100 on AFI’s 10th anniversary list of the greatest American movies of all time and #49 for the most thrilling. The film’s star Charlton Heston served as the chairman of the American Film Institute from 1973-1983!  Close Close Close...

AFI Movie Club: REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES

A coming-of-age story about a Mexican-American young woman (America Ferrera) on the cusp of adulthood, REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES was co-written – and based on the stage play – by Josefina López, who attended AFI’s TV Writer’s Workshop in 1999. The film’s director, Patricia Cardoso, recently spoke to the next generation of filmmakers at the AFI Conservatory.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream REAL WOMEN HAVE...

AFI Movie Club: APRIL FOOL’S DAY

The cast of the ’80s cult classic APRIL FOOL’S DAY includes AFI National Council member  Deborah Goodrich Royce, who played the role of Nikki in the film.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream APRIL FOOL'S DAY APRIL FOOL'S DAY - Reelgood LEARN MORE ABOUT AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI has created a global, virtual gathering of...

AFI Movie Club: 365 Days of Watching Movies Together

One year ago today, Steven Spielberg welcomed you to the AFI Movie Club. It was a simple idea… something to do together while we were apart. We didn’t know at the time how important that would become. In the last year, we watched 322 movies together. We've had 156 friends help us introduce some of...

AFI Movie Club: HEAVEN CAN WAIT

Released in June 1978, HEAVEN CAN WAIT grossed over $12 million in its first 12 days. This film was co-written, co-directed and produced by AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Warren Beatty.   Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream HEAVEN CAN WAIT HEAVEN CAN WAIT - Reelgood LEARN MORE ABOUT AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI has created a...
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