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AFI Movie Club: INVICTUS

Directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Clint Eastwood, INVICTUS features the legendary onscreen talents of another recipient of the highest honor for a career in film – Morgan Freeman.  MOVIE TRIVIA DID YOU KNOW? INVICTUS is based on the 2008 book “Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation” by John Carlin about the 1995 Rugby World Cup...

AFI Movie Club: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

One of the definitive westerns of all time, THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY was the third collaboration between director Sergio Leone and AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Clint Eastwood – following A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS and its sequel, FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE. Collectively, the three films are commonly referred to as “the…

Watch: Kevin Bacon On Directing and Acting

AFI Conservatory Fellows were only one-degree away from Kevin Bacon last week. In AFI’s weekly HLMS seminar – hosted online, of course – the accomplished actor and director spoke with current Fellows about growing as an artist and his working relationship with different directors, including AFI alum Andrea Arnold (Class of 1991) and AFI Life…

AFI FEST Interview: RICHARD JEWELL Lead Actor Paul Walter Hauser

RICHARD JEWELL will screen as part of a Gala presentation at AFI FEST on Wednesday, November 20 at the TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood. Directed by Clint Eastwood and based on true events, RICHARD JEWELL is a story about what happens when what is reported as fact obscures the truth. The world is first introduced…

Clint Eastwood’s RICHARD JEWELL to Premiere at AFI FEST 2019

Eastwood’s new film stars Sam Rockwell, Kathy Bates, Jon Hamm, Olivia Wilde and Paul Walter Hauser AFI announced today that the World Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ RICHARD JEWELL, directed and produced by AFI Life Achievement Award recipient and Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood, will bow at a Gala at AFI FEST 2019 presented by…

Meet Bill Gold: The Man Behind the Most Iconic Movie Posters Ever

Have a favorite vintage movie poster? Chances are, it was probably designed by Bill Gold, one of the most prolific designers ever to work in movies. Gaining early prestige working on CASABLANCA for Warner Bros., his legacy of posters spans from Hollywood’s Golden Age through New Hollywood, including a close and enduring collaboration with director Clint Eastwood. AFI…
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