harold lloyd – American Film Institute

AFI Movie Club: THE FRESHMAN

The underdog story of a young man attempting to join his school’s football team, THE FRESHMAN was named among the greatest comedies of all time by the American Film Institute. It is produced by and stars one of the most enduring legends of the silent era – the great Harold Lloyd, whose earnestly unassuming, bespectacled...

AFI Movie Club: SAFETY LAST! (1923)

Star of SAFETY LAST!, Harold Lloyd – one of the most enduring legends of cinema’s silent era – shared his expertise and wisdom with the very first class of the AFI Conservatory in 1969 – lecturing the young filmmakers in the first-ever installment of the school’s signature seminar series, which bears his name to this…

Announcing AFI FEST Tech Showcase VR and Panels

AFI has revealed the Tech Showcase lineup for AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi.  The Tech Showcase will include a selection of 360-degree, virtual reality, augmented reality and immersive short film experiences representing a cross-section of what’s currently possible in this new cinematic medium.  The Showcase will be on display November 11–14 at The Hollywood Roosevelt,…

AFI FEST 2016 Cinema’s Legacy Lineup

AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi has announced its annual Cinema’s Legacy lineup. This section highlights classic movies and, this year, is comprised of nine iconic titles from film history, including Orson Welles’ masterpiece CITIZEN KANE (1941), along with films featuring the three female film trailblazers adorning this year’s festival key art: CARMEN JONES (1954), starring…

Harold Lloyd Classic SAFETY LAST! with Live DJ Re-Score for AFI FEST

Among the many highlights of AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi is the Youth and Family Programming section, which brings unique films and events to audiences of all ages and extends AFI’s educational mission to build passion for the art form by cultivating young movie fans and future film artists. This weekend’s Youth and Family presentation of Harold Lloyd’s 1923…
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