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Spotlight on Jeanine Basinger and Sam Wasson’s “Hollywood: The Oral History”

From the treasure trove of interviews within the AFI Archive comes “Hollywood: The Oral History,” an ambitious and captivating love letter to the history of film, from the silent days of cinema to the Classic Hollywood studio system to the rise of New Hollywood and beyond. Its authors, Jeanine Basinger – who is also a...

Announcing the Dates for AFI FEST 2023

37th Edition of Festival Runs October 25-29 Now Accepting Submissions For Short Films The American Film Institute has announced the dates for AFI FEST 2023. The 37th edition of the Institute’s annual film festival will take place exclusively in person on October 25-29, 2023, at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in the heart of Hollywood….

HOLLYWOOD Reimagines a More Inclusive Industry

With the recent release of Ryan Murphy’s fantastical new miniseries HOLLYWOOD, audiences have been treated to a revisionist look at what the film industry would have been like if it had it become more equitable in the ’40s. The show revolves around the fictional production of MEG, a twist on the tragic tale of 24-year-old…