javier bardem – American Film Institute
Dune Film Still - Rebecca Ferguson and Timothée Chalamet

DUNE (2021) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Denis Villeneuve from a script he co-wrote with Jon Spaihts and Eric Roth, DUNE (2021) was recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of the year. According to the official rationale, “DUNE transports audiences to new worlds and immerses them in...
Dune Film Still - Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Ferguson

DUNE (2021) – AFI Movie Club

"DUNE transports audiences to new worlds and immerses them in a vision so pure that the power of art is forever proven. This epic vision is painted with the brush of a master, Denis Villeneuve, whose exquisite adaptation mines its rich source material to reimagine one of pop culture’s sacred texts as an experience that...
Before Night Falls Film Still - Javier Bardem and Olivier Martinez


BEFORE NIGHT FALLS received an AFI AWARD in 2000 – recognizing it as culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image.   Movie Trivia about BEFORE NIGHT FALLS ​-DID YOU KNOW that much of the narration is taken directly from Reinaldo Arenas’ posthumously published memoir “Before…

MOTHER! Director Darren Aronofsky, Cinematographer Matthew Libatique and Production Designer Philip Messina At AFI

This past weekend, MOTHER! director/writer Darren Aronosky (AFI Class of 1992), cinematographer Matthew Libatique (AFI Class of 1992) and production designer Philip Messina presented and discussed their provocative film with AFI Conservatory Fellows on campus. The film stars Javier Bardem and Jennifer Lawrence as a couple whose idyllic existence in a sprawling Victorian house —…