Geoffrey Rush – American Film Institute
FRIDA film still of Salma Hayek

FRIDA (2002) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Julie Taymor, co-written by AFI Conservatory Screenwriting Discipline Head Anna Thomas and starring Salma Hayek in the title role, FRIDA was honored with a 2002 AFI AWARD, recognizing it as one of the most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image. According to the official AFI AWARDS rationale, “FRIDA is a...
THE KING'S SPEECH film still of Colin Firth

THE KING’S SPEECH (2010) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Tom Hooper and starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter, THE KING’S SPEECH (2010) was honored in the year of its release with a 2010 AFI AWARDS SPECIAL AWARD, recognizing it among the most outstanding achievements of the year. According to the official rationale, “THE KING’S SPEECH proudly pronounces itself a...