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MOONRISE KINGDOM (2012) – AFI Movie Club

With an immaculate ensemble that features Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward and includes Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman and Bob Balaban, Wes Anderson’s MOONRISE KINGDOM (2012) was honored in the year of its release with a 2012 AFI AWARD, recognizing it as one of the most outstanding achievements...
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FARGO (1996) – AFI Movie Club

An iconic crime dramedy from the Coen brothers, FARGO (1996) was included on the American Film Institute’s original list of the greatest American films, as well as among the art form’s greatest comedies – with Frances McDormand’s Marge Gunderson appearing on AFI’s list of the greatest screen heroes of all time. Visit the AFI Catalog...
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WOMEN TALKING (2022) – AFI Movie Club

From director Sarah Polley, WOMEN TALKING (2022) was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2022, 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, “WOMEN TALKING amplifies a primal scream for all bound by silence. Adapting the novel by Miriam...
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THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH (2021) – AFI Movie Club

Written and directed by Joel Coen in his first solo venture, THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH (2021) is a stark and fantastical adaptation of William Shakespeare’s masterpiece of power and corruption starring Frances McDormand and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Denzel Washington. The film was recognized with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding...
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NOMADLAND (2020) – AFI Movie Club

NOMADLAND (2020) was recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, the film “looks to the horizon of an unseen America. Chloé Zhao’s richly rendered portrait of one woman’s life journey is a meditation on transience –...
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SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE (2003) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Nancy Meyers, SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE (2003) features the remarkable pairing – and undeniable chemistry – of two AFI Life Achievement Award recipients: Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson. Learn more about SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE in the AFI Catalog. HOW TO WATCH Where to stream SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM...
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THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH (2021) – AFI Movie Club

"THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH burns and bubbles with power and passion – a stark cinematic rendering of William Shakespeare’s immortal work. Joel Coen richly imagines this bloody tale of hubris as a gothic fever dream where “fair is foul and foul is fair”– a monumental achievement, and one in which only titans as towering as...
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AFI Movie Club: ALMOST FAMOUS

Writer/director Cameron Crowe’s love letter to rock and roll, ALMOST FAMOUS (2000)  was selected as one of the top 10 films of 2000, as part of the American Film Institute’s inaugural AFI AWARDS. According to the official rationale, “at the center of ALMOST FAMOUS lies a question: When it would be easier not to, do you write the truth? Cameron...
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AFI Movie Club: AFI AWARDS Honoree NOMADLAND

"NOMADLAND looks to the horizon of an unseen America. Chloé Zhao’s richly rendered portrait of one woman’s life journey is a meditation on transience – exploring the natural need to be a neighbor alongside the freedom of isolation offered by the sweeping majesty of nature. The story’s soul is embodied by the incomparable Frances McDormand,...

AFI FEST to Present Robert Altman Retrospective – Watch Videos

Today AFI has announced an inaugural, annual retrospective to spotlight one filmmaker of global significance, as part of AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi, running November 9–16, 2017, in Hollywood, CA.
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