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AFI Movie Club Rewind: BLACK PANTHER

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on June 5, 2020. BLACK PANTHER “shatters and reshapes cultural mythology.” Ryan Coogler’s super-heroic vision was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2018 – recognizing it as one of the 10 outstanding films deemed culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art...

AFI Movie Club: WAITING TO EXHALE

A story of female friendship starring Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Lela Rochon and Loretta Devine, WAITING TO EXHALE was shot by AFI Conservatory alum Toyomichi Kurita.  Close Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream WAITING TO EXHALE WAITING TO EXHALE - Reelgood LEARN MORE ABOUT AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI has created a global, virtual...

AFI Movie Club Rewind: FRUITVALE STATION

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on September 9, 2020. In FRUITVALE STATION, cinematographer and AFI alum Rachel Morrison collaborated with director Ryan Coogler for the first time – later reteaming with him on BLACK PANTHER. An AFI AWARD winner, FRUITVALE STATION was recognized by AFI as one of the...

AFI Movie Club: LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER

LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER stars Oscar® winner Forest Whitaker and is based on the life of Eugene Allen, a butler who worked in the White House under eight presidential administrations, bearing witness to some of the most influential political figures and tumultuous times in U.S. history. The film co-stars AFI Life Achievement recipient Jane Fonda…

AFI Movie Club: FRUITVALE STATION

In FRUITVALE STATION, cinematographer and AFI alum Rachel Morrison collaborated with director Ryan Coogler for the first time – later reteaming with him on BLACK PANTHER. An AFI AWARD winner, FRUITVALE STATION was recognized by AFI as one of the 10 outstanding films of 2013 – deeming it culturally and artistically representative of the year’s…

AFI Movie Club: DOPE

DOPE, a coming-of-age caper directed by Rick Famuyiwa and produced by Forest Whitaker and Pharrell Williams, was shot by AFI alum and Oscar®-nominated cinematographer Rachel Morrison (AFI Class of 2006). In this exclusive AFI Archive video, watch Rachel Morrison talk about working on the film:   Movie Trivia about DOPE DID YOU KNOW? Pharrell Williams…

AFI Movie Club: BLACK PANTHER

BLACK PANTHER “shatters and reshapes cultural mythology.” Ryan Coogler’s super-heroic vision was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2018 – 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. Movie Trivia about BLACK PANTHER -DID YOU KNOW that BLACK PANTHER…
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