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DUNE film still of Kyle MacLachlan

DUNE (1984) – AFI Movie Club

The first ambitious adaptation of the sprawling sci-fi epic from author Frank Herbert, DUNE (1984) was directed by AFI Alum David Lynch (AFI Class of 1970). Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about DUNE. Have Get The Picture delivered to your inbox every day. SIGN UP TO GET THE PICTURE Where to stream DUNE...

THE ELEPHANT MAN (1980) – AFI Movie Club

Starring John Hurt, Anthony Hopkins and AFI Directing Workshop for Women Alum Anne Bancroft, THE ELEPHANT MAN (1980) tells the remarkable and tragic true story John Merrick – behind whose unusual appearance was a soul defined by intelligence and kindness. Financed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Mel Brooks’ production company and directed by AFI...