dorothy dandridge – American Film Institute


This riveting rendition of “Carmen” with an all-Black cast, CARMEN JONES stars Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte. Dandridge was nominated for an Oscar® for her performance, making her the first person of color to be nominated for a leading role. Click Here to Find Out How to Watch CARMEN JONES Now CARMEN JONES – Reelgood…

Win a Pair of Passes to AFI FEST 2016

Look up, Los Angeles! Street pole banners for AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi are now hanging high above neighborhoods throughout the city. There are three versions of the banners, each focusing on a different pioneering Hollywood legend. To celebrate these new street banners, we’re giving away a pair of Express Passes to this year’s festival. Here’s how you can win yours….

Dorothy Dandridge, Ida Lupino and Anna May Wong Honored at AFI FEST 2016

In celebration of the 30th edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi, a trio of diverse female trailblazers will adorn the festival’s 2016 key art and be featured in its programming lineup. AFI FEST will spotlight Dorothy Dandridge, the first African American nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award®; Ida Lupino, a pioneering director, writer,…

AFI FEST 2016 Cinema’s Legacy Lineup

AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi has announced its annual Cinema’s Legacy lineup. This section highlights classic movies and, this year, is comprised of nine iconic titles from film history, including Orson Welles’ masterpiece CITIZEN KANE (1941), along with films featuring the three female film trailblazers adorning this year’s festival key art: CARMEN JONES (1954), starring…