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AFI Movie Club Rewind: DREAMGIRLS

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on July 2,  2020. DREAMGIRLS received an AFI AWARD in 2006 – recognizing it as culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image Close Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream DREAMGIRLS...

AFI Movie Club: AFI AWARDS Honoree SOUL

"SOUL is a modern movie miracle. This ambitiously imaginative burst of life finds the spark of spirituality in American cinema – and delivers it to audiences of all ages in equal parts entertainment and enlightenment. Pete Docter and his talented team at Pixar tackle issues of the highest plane – death, regret, acceptance – and place...

AFI Movie Club: RAY

RAY was written by James L. White and became the first African American biopic ever nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards®. White got his start in the industry when AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Sidney Poitier hired him to pen the screenplay for the thriller RED MONEY. Click Here to Find Out How…

AFI Movie Club: DREAMGIRLS

DREAMGIRLS received an AFI AWARD in 2006 – recognizing it as culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image   Movie Trivia about DREAMGIRLS -DID YOU KNOW that DREAMGIRLS is based on a hit Broadway musical that opened in 1981? DREAMGIRLS was inspired by the careers…

AFI Movie Club: JUST MERCY

Warner Bros. has made JUST MERCY free to rent on streaming platforms for all of June 2020 in response to the police brutality charges and ongoing protests surrounding the death of George Floyd and to educate viewers about systemic racism. FIND OUT WHERE TO WATCH FOR FREE.   JUST MERCY was showcased at the 2019 AFI…

AFI FEST Interview: JUST MERCY Director/Co-Writer Destin Daniel Cretton

JUST MERCY plays as a Special Screening at AFI FEST on Saturday, November 16 at the TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood. Writer/director Destin Daniel Cretton is an indie darling with credits, including the award-winning drama SHORT TERM 12 and THE GLASS CASTLE — an adaptation of Jeannette Walls’ 2005 bestselling memoir. This spring Marvel came…
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