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Star Wars Film Still - Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamill

STAR WARS (1977) – AFI Movie Club

STAR WARS (1977) has been a consistent fixture on AFI’s various lists of America’s greatest movies – originally named one of the 50 Greatest American Films as part of the American Film Institute’s 10th anniversary celebration in 1977, while the film was still playing in theaters during its original run. The iconic adventure set “a...
When Harry Met Sally Film Still - Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal

AFI Movie Club Rewind: WHEN HARRY MET SALLY…

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on April 9, 2020. WHEN HARRY MET SALLY… (1989) stars Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan as romantic foils in Rob Reiner’s classic comedy, from an acclaimed script by Nora Ephron. It is celebrated across a number of AFI’s lists – and shows up at...

AFI MOVIE CLUB: STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

For his iconic appearance as an inscrutable avatar of evil in this first sequel expanding that “galaxy far, far away,” Darth Vader appeared at #3 on AFI’s ranking of the greatest villains of all-time. STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK features no fewer than three AFI Life Achievement Award honorees – executive producer (and STAR WARS creator) George Lucas, star Harrison Ford and composer John...

AFI Movie Club: STAR WARS

STAR WARS has been a consistent fixture on AFI’s various lists of America’s greatest movies – first appearing at #15 on the original AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies list. The original film also boasts contributions by no fewer than three AFI Life Achievement Award recipients – writer/director George Lucas, star Harrison Ford and composer John Williams!…

AFI Movie Club: WHEN HARRY MET SALLY…

WHEN HARRY MET SALLY… stars Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan as romantic foils in Rob Reiner’s classic comedy, from an acclaimed script by Nora Ephron. It is celebrated across a number of AFI’s lists – and shows up at #6 on AFI’s 10 Top 10 list of the greatest romantic comedies of all time!  Watch…

AFI FEST 2016 Announces Special Screenings

The Special Screenings section of AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi includes three World Premieres and four additional highly anticipated films. The World Premiere of the CG-animated film MOANA (DIRS Ron Clements, John Musker) will play in the Special Screenings section, along with BRIGHT LIGHTS: STARRING CARRIE FISHER AND DEBBIE REYNOLDS (DIRS Fisher Stevens, Alexis…
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