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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...

AFI Movie Club: 20TH CENTURY WOMEN

20TH CENTURY WOMEN, a nostalgic ode to director Mike Mills’ own childhood, follows Jamie – a young boy navigating relationships, punk rock and gender constructs – and the three women in his orbit, played by Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig and Elle Fanning. Annette Bening was honored with a tribute at AFI FEST 2016 presented by…

AFI Movie Club: THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT

THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT was honored with an AFI Award in 2010 – recognizing it as one of the 10 outstanding films deemed culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image.   Watch Annette Bening talk about what she loves about the movies in this exclusive…

The AFI FEST Interview: Tributee Annette Bening, Star of 20TH CENTURY WOMEN

Annette Bening has triumphed on both stage and screen since the 1980s. Early in her career, she scored a Tony® nomination for her Broadway debut in COASTAL DISTURBANCES. She has four Academy Award® nominations to her name, for THE GRIFTERS (1990), AMERICAN BEAUTY (1999), BEING JULIA (2004) and THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT (2010), plus…

Annette Bening to Be Honored at AFI FEST 2016

AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi will honor actress Annette Bening with a Tribute and Centerpiece Gala screening at the festival. The Tribute will celebrate her extraordinary career and will include a conversation with the actress followed by A24’s 20TH CENTURY WOMEN (DIR Mike Mills) on Wednesday, November 16. Bening is a four-time Academy Award®…
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