Elia Kazan – American Film Institute
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS film still of Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty

SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS (1961) – AFI Movie Club

Named by the American Film Institute among the greatest filmed love stories in the history of the art form, SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS (1961) pairs Natalie Wood and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Warren Beatty in his feature film debut – and features stunning production design by AFI Honorary Degree recipient Richard Sylbert. Visit the...
GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT film still of Gregory Peck and Dorothy McGuire

GENTLEMAN’S AGREEMENT (1947) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Elia Kazan and based on Laura Z. Hobson’s bestselling novel, GENTLEMAN’S AGREEMENT (1947) is an award-winning film that stars American Film Institute Founding Chair and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Gregory Peck as a journalist who decides to pose as Jewish in order to experience anti-Semitism firsthand and understand the plight of those who are religiously persecuted. Visit the...
A Street Car Named Desire Film Still - Marlon Brando and Kim Hunter

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (1951) – AFI Movie Club

Adapted from Tennessee Williams’ play by director Elia Kazan, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (1951) stars Vivien Leigh and Marlon Brando, both named by the American Film Institute among cinema’s greatest screen legends – the latter ranking at #4 of all time. Other accolades from AFI include inclusion on both of the institute’s vaunted lists of...
Gentleman's Agreement Film Still - John Garfield and Dorothy McGuire

AFI Movie Club: GENTLEMAN’S AGREEMENT

Directed by Elia Kazan and based on Laura Z. Hobson’s bestselling novel, GENTLEMAN’S AGREEMENT is an award-winning film that stars American Film Institute Founding Chair and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Gregory Peck as a journalist who decides to pose as Jewish in order to experience anti-Semitism firsthand and understand the plight of those who are religiously persecuted. HOW TO WATCH...
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