joaquin phoenix – American Film Institute
JOKER film still of a a television production studio

JOKER (2019) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Todd Phillips and co-written by Phillips and AFI Alum Scott Silver (AFI Class of 1992), JOKER (2019) features a transformative and terrifying central performance from Joaquin Phoenix, headlining a stunning supporting cast that includes Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brian Tyree Henry and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Robert De Niro. The film was...
TO DIE FOR film still of Wayne Knight

TO DIE FOR (1995) – AFI Movie Club

A pitch-black satire from director Gus Van Sant and writer Buck Henry, TO DIE FOR (1995) features Joaquin Phoenix, Matt Dillon, Casey Affleck, Dan Hedaya, Illeana Douglas and Wayne Knight – all brilliantly aglow in the supernova light of a stone-cold iconic, ice-cold terrifying performance from Nicole Kidman, soon to be honored as the 49th...
HER film still of a note that reads "Call from Samantha"

HER (2013) – AFI Movie Club

A melancholy tale of the near future from visionary director Spike Jonze, HER (2013) was recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “HER asks what it is to connect – and what it means to love....
Parenthood Film Still - Steve Martin, Keanu Reeves, Martha Plimpton, Tom Hulce, Rick Moranis, Joaquin Phoenix, Jason Robards, Dianne Wiest, Mary Steenburgen, Alex Burrall, Dennis Dugan, Jasen Fisher, Harley Jane Kozak, Zachary La Voy, Alisan Porter, Eileen Ryan, Ivyann Schwan, and Helen Shaw


PARENTHOOD was directed by Ron Howard and stars Steve Martin, the recipient of the 43rd AFI Life Achievement Award.    Watch Bryce Dallas Howard announce the film: Movie Trivia about TODAY’S FILM -DID YOU KNOW that director Ron Howard got the idea for PARENTHOOD on a flight to Argentina in 1985, traveling to the location for his film GUNG HO?…