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IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK film still of Stephan James and KiKi Layne

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (2018) – AFI Movie Club

Director Barry Jenkins’ follow-up to his Academy Award®-winning MOONLIGHT, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (2018) is a moving adaptation of author James Baldwin’s 1974 novel – and a masterpiece unto itself, recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD in 2018, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to...
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MILK (2008) – AFI Movie Club

An empathetic and emphatic call to action still relevant today, director Gus Van Sant’s MILK (2008) celebrates the life and legacy of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man elected to public office in California. The film was recognized in the year of its release with a 2008 AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding...
Frida Film Still - Salma Hayek

FRIDA (2002) – AFI Movie Club Rewind

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on September 18, 2020. FRIDA was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2002 – 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. The film was...
The Book of Life Film Still

AFI Movie Club: THE BOOK OF LIFE

Writer/director Jorge Gutierrez’s colorful valentine to Mexican folklore, THE BOOK OF LIFE, features an all-star cast led by Diego Luna. HOW TO WATCH Where to stream THE BOOK OF LIFE THE BOOK OF LIFE- Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI Movie Club is a global, virtual gathering of film fans who love...
Frida Film Still - Salma Hayek

AFI Movie Club Rewind: FRIDA

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on September 18, 2020. FRIDA was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2002 – 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. The film was...

Cinematographer and AFI Alum Carolina Costa on WANDER DARKLY and her Time at AFI

Award-winning cinematographer Carolina Costa has made a name for herself traveling the world shooting critically acclaimed feature films, documentaries and shorts. With an early interest in photojournalism growing up in Brazil, Costa ignited her love of cinematography studying at the University of the Arts, London, where she was mentored by Sue Gibson, the first female…
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