james franco – American Film Institute
SPIDER-MAN 2 film still of Tobey Maguire

SPIDER-MAN 2 (2004) – AFI Movie Club

A magnificently ambitious and ebullient realization of comic book style, aesthetic and dynamics on the big screen, director Sam Raimi’s SPIDER-MAN 2 leavened its colorful action with the human concerns of its central characters – deepening the dysfunction between Tobey Maguire’s hapless, luckless Peter Parker and Kirsten Dunst’s Mary Jane Watson. The film was honored...
MILK film still

MILK (2008) – AFI Movie Club

An empathetic and emphatic call to action still relevant today, director Gus Van Sant’s MILK (2008) celebrates the life and legacy of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man elected to public office in California. The film was recognized in the year of its release with a 2008 AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding...
Milk Film Still - Sean Penn

AFI Movie Club Rewind: MILK

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on June 10, 2020. MILK (2008) celebrates the life and legacy of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man elected to public office in California. The film was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2008, recognizing it as one of the 10 outstanding films deemed culturally...

Announcing AFI FEST 2017 Centerpiece Galas and Tribute

AFI has revealed the three Centerpiece Galas and Tribute that will take place at AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi. The Centerpiece Galas are: CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (DIR Luca Guadagnino) on Friday, November 10; THE DISASTER ARTIST (DIR James Franco) on Sunday, November 12; and HOSTILES (DIR Scott Cooper) on Tuesday, November 14. On…