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STAR WARS (1977) – AFI Movie Club

STAR WARS (1977) has been a consistent fixture on AFI’s various lists of America’s greatest movies – originally named one of the 50 Greatest American Films as part of the American Film Institute’s 10th anniversary celebration in 1977, while the film was still playing in theaters during its original run. The iconic adventure set “a...
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AFI Movie Club: AMERICAN GRAFFITI

Groundbreaking for its use of popular music in lieu of a traditional score, AMERICAN GRAFFITI (1973) was co-written and directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree George Lucas – based largely on his own experiences in Modesto, CA – and also features a breakout early role for AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Harrison Ford. Legendary...

AFI MOVIE CLUB: STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

For his iconic appearance as an inscrutable avatar of evil in this first sequel expanding that “galaxy far, far away,” Darth Vader appeared at #3 on AFI’s ranking of the greatest villains of all-time. STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK features no fewer than three AFI Life Achievement Award honorees – executive producer (and STAR WARS creator) George Lucas, star Harrison Ford and composer John...

AFI Movie Club: 42

In 42, screen icon Chadwick Boseman steps into the shoes of Jackie Robinson in this incredible story of the baseball legend who became the first black player in the Major League. AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Harrison Ford co-stars as Brooklyn Dodgers’ owner Branch Rickey in this triumphant tour de force. Click Here to Find…

AFI Movie Club: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

Expanding on a cinematic legacy from the mind of AFI Life Achievement Award recipient George Lucas, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS features the talents of Life Achievement Award honorees Harrison Ford and John Williams, as well as AFI Honorary Degree recipient Lawrence Kasdan and AFI Board of Trustees Chair Kathleen Kennedy. Click Here to Find…

AFI Movie Club: WORKING GIRL

WORKING GIRL appears on three of AFI’s lists, including being named one of the most inspiring films and one of the greatest love stories. AFI Life Achievement Award recipients Harrison Ford (2001) and Mike Nichols (2010) worked together to bring WORKING GIRL to the silver screen. Watch Jon Hamm announce the film: Movie Trivia about…

AFI Movie Club: STAR WARS

STAR WARS has been a consistent fixture on AFI’s various lists of America’s greatest movies – first appearing at #15 on the original AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies list. The original film also boasts contributions by no fewer than three AFI Life Achievement Award recipients – writer/director George Lucas, star Harrison Ford and composer John Williams!…

AFI Movie Club: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

Watch it on CBS Sunday, May 3, 8 P.M./7 P.M. CST RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK appears on both of AFI’s lists of the greatest American films of all time – the original list and again on the 10th Anniversary Edition. It ranks #10 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list – and Indiana Jones is…

Watch: Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Kobe Bryant & More Salute John Williams

Back in June, movie maestro John Williams took to the Dolby Theatre stage in Hollywood to accept the AFI Life Achievement Award before an audience of his closest friends and collaborators — including award presenter Steven Spielberg, who has collaborated with the composer on more than 25 projects. The night’s starry guests and speakers also included actors Drew…
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