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AFI FEST Announces 2021 Dates and Opening Night World Premiere of tick, tick…BOOM!

Today, AFI is thrilled to announce that the 2021 edition of AFI FEST will take place November 10–14, 2021, and open with the World Premiere of Netflix’s tick, tick…BOOM! This year’s hybrid festival will feature both in-person screenings and events in Los Angeles, CA, as well as virtual screenings, showcasing transformative stories from groundbreaking artists,…

Announcing the Date for the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Julie Andrews

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that Julie Andrews will be presented with the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film, at a Gala Tribute on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. The event was originally scheduled for April 25, 2020. The…

AFI Movie Club: MARY POPPINS

MARY POPPINS appears on two of AFI’s lists of the greatest America films – ranking #6 on AFI’S GREATEST MOVIE MUSICALS and #36 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Songs, with “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” Julie Andrews will be the 48th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. Click Here to Find Out How to Watch MARY POPPINS Now MARY…

AFI Movie Club: THE SOUND OF MUSIC

THE SOUND OF MUSIC appears on six of AFI’s lists of the greatest American films – and shows up three times on AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 SONGS – with “The Sound of Music” ranked at #10, “My Favorite Things” at #64 and “Do Re Mi” at #88!  Today would have marked the 48th AFI Life Achievement…

AFI Tribute to Julie Andrews Postponed

AFI announced today it is postponing the 48th annual AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute in celebration of Julie Andrews. The event was originally scheduled for April 25 and will be rescheduled for a date in early summer. Long considered one of the preeminent annual events for the entertainment and arts community, the AFI Life…

Did You Know? This Julie Andrews Film is the 6th Highest-Grossing Movie Ever

THE SOUND OF MUSIC, which premiered 55 years ago this month, remains the 6th highest-grossing movie ever with adjustment for inflation. Released in 1965, the film remained in theaters for over a year and surpassed GONE WITH THE WIND as the highest grossing film at the time. THE SOUND OF MUSIC was adapted from the…

Julie Andrews to Receive 48th AFI Life Achievement Award

America’s Highest Honor for a Career in Film to Be Presented at Gala Dinner on April 25, 2020 Tribute Will Premiere on TNT, Thursday, May 7 at 10pm ET/PT The American Film Institute (AFI) Board of Trustees announced today that Dame Julie Andrews will be the recipient of the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award, the…
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