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LADY BIRD film still of Laurie Metcalf and Saoirse Ronan

LADY BIRD (2017) – AFI Movie Club

A tender and clear-eyed story of – among so many things – a daughter and her mother, Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut with LADY BIRD (2017) marked the arrival of a singular talent – earning recognition in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD in 2017, which named the film among the most...
LITTLE WOMEN film still of Meryl Streep and Bob Odenkirk

LITTLE WOMEN (2019) – AFI Movie Club

Adapted and directed by Greta Gerwig, LITTLE WOMEN (2019) was recognized with a 2019 AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “LITTLE WOMEN infuses a literary classic with new life – adapting Louisa May Alcott’s immortal words into a tale for our times. Greta Gerwig’s...

AFI FEST Guest Artistic Director Greta Gerwig Reveals Lineup of Curated Films

AFI FEST 2023 Guest Artistic Director Greta Gerwig has revealed the five films she has curated for this year’s film festival. The films will screen throughout the 37th edition of festival taking place in Los Angeles. Gerwig will introduce select titles including A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH, as well as PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE, which…

Greta Gerwig Named Guest Artistic Director of AFI FEST 2023

Buy 6-Ticket Bundle Now Today, AFI announced Oscar®-nominated filmmaker and actress Greta Gerwig will serve as the Guest Artistic Director at AFI FEST 2023. Gerwig most recently directed and co-wrote the global cultural phenomenon, BARBIE, smashing box office records and receiving worldwide critical acclaim. In 2017, Gerwig made her directorial debut with LADY BIRD, earning...
Little Women Film Still - Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, and Eliza Scanlen

LITTLE WOMEN (2019) – AFI Movie Club

Adapted and directed by Greta Gerwig, LITTLE WOMEN (2019) was recognized with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “LITTLE WOMEN infuses a literary classic with new life – adapting Louisa May Alcott’s immortal words into a tale for our times. Greta Gerwig’s mastery...
Lady Bird Film Still - Saoirse Ronan

AFI Movie Club Rewind: LADY BIRD

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on July 5, 2020. LADY BIRD (2017), an elegiac coming of age story about growing up in Sacramento, is partially inspired by the childhood of writer/director Greta Gerwig – a three-time Oscar® nominee. Along with five Academy Award® nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director...
Little Women Film Still - Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, and Eliza Scanlen

AFI Movie Club: LITTLE WOMEN (2019)

Based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel by about a family of four girls growing up in Concord, MA, during the Civil War, LITTLE WOMEN (2019) is directed by Greta Gerwig and features AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Meryl Streep as the family’s cantankerous Aunt March.  Honored with an AFI AWARD in 2019 as one of the year’s best motion pictures, the...
20th Century Women Film Still - Annette Bening and Lucas Jade Zumann

AFI Movie Club: 20TH CENTURY WOMEN

20TH CENTURY WOMEN, a nostalgic ode to director Mike Mills’ own childhood, follows Jamie – a young boy navigating relationships, punk rock and gender constructs – and the three women in his orbit, played by Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig and Elle Fanning. Annette Bening was honored with a tribute at AFI FEST 2016 presented by…
Lady Bird Film Still - Saoirse Ronan

AFI Movie Club: LADY BIRD

LADY BIRD, an elegiac coming of age story about growing up in Sacramento, is partially inspired by the childhood of writer/director Greta Gerwig – a three-time Oscar® nominee. Along with five Academy Award® nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, LADY BIRD was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2017, recognizing it…
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