February 23, 2023
JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH (2021) – AFI Movie Club
Directed by Shaka King from the heartbreaking true story, JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH (2021) was recognized with a 2020 AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, "JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH raises a fist for change. Capturing the revolutionary fervor of the 1960s that...
March 17, 2021
Watch: AFI Conversations with the 93rd Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
The 93rd Academy Award® nominations have been announced and AFI is excited to celebrate! Watch the videos below, showcasing conversations we’ve held with the stars and filmmakers for each of the eight films nominated in the Best Picture category this year. These exclusive discussions took place at the AFI Conservatory, AFI FEST presented by Audi,…
February 13, 2021
AFI Movie Club: AFI AWARDS Honoree JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH
"JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH raises a fist for change. Capturing the revolutionary fervor of the 1960s that echoes into our modern moment, Shaka King’s timely tragedy burns with righteous rage and Shakespearean turns on power and betrayal. Towering performances by Daniel Kaluuya as Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton and LaKeith Stanfield as FBI...
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