Jon Favreau – American Film Institute
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IRON MAN (2008) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Jon Favreau and featuring cinematography by Matthew Libatique (AFI Class of 1992), IRON MAN (2008) 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, “IRON MAN smashes through the cinematic stratosphere to take its rightful...
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AFI Movie Club: RUDY

RUDY (1993) was selected for AFI’s 100 Years…100 Cheers list, which honors films that inspire with characters of vision and conviction who face adversity and often make a personal sacrifice for the greater good. Whether these movies end happily or not, they are ultimately triumphant — both filling audiences with hope and empowering them with...
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AFI Movie Club Rewind: ELF

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on December 22, 2020. In director Jon Favreau’s heartwarming and hilarious holiday classic, ELF, Will Ferrell stars as Buddy, a misfit raised by Santa’s elves who travels to New York in search of his father (James Caan). AFI Trustee Toby Emmerich served as one of the film’s executive producers.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream...
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AFI Movie Club: IRON MAN

With cinematography by Matthew Libatique (AFI Class of 1992) and directed by Jon Favreau, IRON MAN (2008) starring Robert Downey Jr. was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2008 – recognizing it as one of the 10 outstanding films deemed culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the...
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AFI Movie Club: AFI AWARDS Honoree THE MANDALORIAN

“THE MANDALORIAN shows us the way. Jon Favreau and his visionary collaborators prove the power of STAR WARS to thrive beyond the Skywalker saga. Set far, far away from the central battle between good and evil, this intoxicating adventure expands the galaxy with heroic purpose and a genre-busting narrative all its own. In these dark...
ELF FILM STILL - Will Ferrell

AFI Movie Club: ELF

In director Jon Favreau’s heartwarming and hilarious holiday classic, ELF, Will Ferrell stars as Buddy, a misfit raised by Santa’s elves who travels to New York in search of his father (James Caan). AFI Trustee Toby Emmerich served as one of the film’s executive producers.  Watch cinematographer Greg Gardiner go "Behind the Scene" and talk about filming the holiday classic ELF in this exclusive conversation. MOVIE TRIVIA DID YOU...
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