bradley cooper – American Film Institute
A Star Is Born Film Still - Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga

A STAR IS BORN (2018) – AFI Movie Club

The feature directorial debut of star Bradley Cooper, A STAR IS BORN (2018) featured the work of two Alumni of the AFI Conservatory – cinematographer Matthew Libatique (AFI Class of 1992) and editor Jay Cassidy (AFI Class of 1976) – and was also recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD, naming...
Nightmare Alley Film Still - Bradley Cooper

NIGHTMARE ALLEY (2021) – AFI Movie Club

"NIGHTMARE ALLEY leads us down a path paved by American classics and emerges anew as a modern miracle. Guillermo del Toro’s funhouse of filmdom expertly refracts humanity in warped, distorted mirrors – and invites us to enjoy the ride. Bradley Cooper’s transformative turn reaffirms his place as a leading man looking for more; he and an...
Licorice Pizza Film Still - Cooper Hoffman and Alana Haim

LICORICE PIZZA (2021) – AFI Movie Club

"LICORICE PIZZA offers a slice of life from the past that serves as a soaring reminder for the present – that joy lives each day in the eternal quest to 'come of age.' Paul Thomas Anderson invites us back to his ’70s San Fernando Valley with the assurance of America’s greatest auteurs. His commitment to...
Silver Linings Playbook Film Still - Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence


David O. Russell’s SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (2012) features an all-star cast – including Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Robert De Niro. The film was edited by Jay Cassidy (AFI Class of 1976) with cinematography by Masanobu Takayanagi (AFI Class of 2002). Earning an AFI AWARD as one of the most...

Filmmakers, Nation’s Leaders and AFI Celebrate 50 Years

On Wednesday, November 1, AFI celebrated its 50th anniversary with a Gala dinner in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC — commemorating the Institute’s roots in the nation’s capital, and 50 years of partnership with the Library of Congress (LOC). See photos below. The evening’s program included remarks from Morgan…