John Cassavetes – American Film Institute
Gloria Film Still - Gena Rowlands

GLORIA (1980) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by John Cassavetes, GLORIA (1980) stars Gena Rowlands as a woman who takes a young boy under her wing when his family is killed by the mob – the seventh collaboration between the pair. Cassavetes was a senior filmmaker-in-residence at the AFI Conservatory – and Rowlands received an Honorary Degree from AFI in 1998....

AFI Movie Club: A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE

Directed by John Cassavetes, A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE stars Gena Rowlands in a powerhouse performance as a loving but troubled mother suffering a mental breakdown. Cassavetes was a senior filmmaker-in-residence at the AFI Conservatory, and the film was itself crewed by AFI Fellows – who received a collective credit at the end. Rowlands also received an Honorary Degree from AFI in 1998.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH...
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