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THE RIGHT STUFF (1983) – AFI Movie Club

Based on a bestseller by Tom Wolfe about real-life test pilots and astronauts, THE RIGHT STUFF (1983) was named by the American Film Institute among the most inspiring films of all time – and was shot by AFI Alum Caleb Deschanel (AFI Class of 1969), recipient of the Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal for embodying...
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A BEAUTIFUL MIND (2001) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Ron Howard and starring Russell Crowe, A BEAUTIFUL MIND (2001) was honored with an 2001 AFI AWARD, recognizing it as one of the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image. According to the official AFI AWARDS rationale, “A BEAUTIFUL MIND is one of the few films ever to suggest...
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THE ROCK (1996) – AFI Movie Club

Pairing Nicolas Cage and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Sean Connery as an unlikely heroic duo, director Michael Bay’s THE ROCK (1996) ignites the screen with an action spectacle set against the beautiful backdrop of the San Francisco Bay and its most infamous prison. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about THE ROCK. Have...
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THE HOURS (2002) – AFI Movie Club

Featuring stunning performances from AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore and Nicole Kidman – soon to be the 49th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award – director Stephen Daldry’s THE HOURS (2002) was recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion...
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SNOWPIERCER (2013) – AFI Movie Club

Set on a train trapped in perpetual motion to keep the remaining vestiges of humanity alive after global warming reduces the planet to an uninhabitable icy wasteland, director Bong Joon-ho’s SNOWPIERCER (2013) features an international all-star cast that includes Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Ko Asung and AFI Trustee Octavia Spencer.  HOW...
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AFI Movie Club: THE RIGHT STUFF

THE RIGHT STUFF is ranked #19 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Cheers list of the most inspiring films of all time. Cinematographer Caleb Deschanel is an alum of the first class of the AFI Conservatory. THE RIGHT STUFF marked his first Academy Award® nomination.  Watch Zooey Deschanel announce THE RIGHT STUFF: Movie Trivia about THE RIGHT STUFF –DID YOU…

A Message from Bob Gazzale

AFI Family and Friends – At this moment in our history, we’re inspired by the line that Ed Harris delivers in APOLLO 13 – “Let’s work the problem, people …” Join us in this spirit – and in a common goal to live in a world of art above anxiety. This is the core of…
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