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Celebrating the AFI Class of 2020 and Honorary Degree Recipient Lily Tomlin

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, the AFI community celebrated the commencement of the AFI Conservatory Class of 2020 with the graduates and their families and friends – some near and some far. With the ceremony streaming live from the historic TCL Chinese Theatre, many watched in places as far as Italy, India, Brazil and Kyrgyzstan....

AFI Movie Club: GRACE AND FRANKIE

This acclaimed series reteams screen legends Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin 35 years after NINE TO FIVE.  GRACE AND FRANKIE follows two rivals who must lean on each other after their husbands – played by Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston – reveal that they have been romantically involved with each other and plan to marry. Fonda is the recipient of...

AFI Movie Club Rewind: NINE TO FIVE

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on April 15, 2020. NINE TO FIVE appears on AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 LAUGHS list and Dolly Parton’s anthem “9 to 5” is on AFI’s list of greatest songs – and the film’s star Jane Fonda was the recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award...

AFI Movie Club: KLUTE

KLUTE stars AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Jane Fonda as a sex worker caught up in a web of corruption and deceit. ALAN PAKULA: GOING FOR TRUTH, a documentary on director Pakula’s life and career, also screened at the 2019 AFI FEST.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream KLUTE KLUTE - Reelgood LEARN MORE ABOUT AFI...

AFI Movie Club: JULIA

Based on the writing of legendary playwright Lillian Hellman, JULIA (1977) depicts Hellman’s close-knit friendship with the eponymous heroine who became a full-fledged anti-Fascist while studying medicine in Austria when Hitler came to power. The film features the talent of two AFI Life Achievement Award recipients: Jane Fonda as Hellman herself and Meryl Streep in…

AFI Movie Club: ON GOLDEN POND

The story of a New England summer that brings generations of a family together – while also revealing the emotional baggage between them – ON GOLDEN POND stars father and daughter AFI Life Achievement Award recipients Henry and Jane Fonda, as well as AFI’s #1 ranked screen legend of all time, Katharine Hepburn. The film…

AFI Movie Club: NINE TO FIVE

NINE TO FIVE appears on AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 LAUGHS list and Dolly Parton’s anthem “9 to 5” is on AFI’s list of greatest songs – and the film’s star Jane Fonda was the recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2014!   Watch Charlie Day and Mary Elizabeth Ellis announce the film: Movie Trivia…

Audi and AFI Support Female Filmmakers – Watch Video

Watch this new video — featuring AFI Conservatory & AFI Directing Workshop for Women alumnae — to learn how Audi and AFI have collaborated to celebrate diversity – and drive progress. The clip talks about women in film and a spotlight on the Audi Fellowship for Women, which Audi created earlier this year to support one…
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