kirk douglas – American Film Institute

AFI Movie Club: 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA

20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA stars Kirk Douglas – recipient of the 19th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film.  Movie Trivia about 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA -DID YOU KNOW the film was originally conceived as an animated feature? It would become Walt Disney’s first American-made live-action feature.  -DID YOU KNOW the...

AFI Movie Club: SPARTACUS

AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Kirk Douglas helped lead SPARTACUS to recognition on several of AFI’s lists of the greatest films of all time – including a ranking at #5 of the greatest epics in cinematic history. Watch Michael and Cameron Douglas announce the film: Movie Trivia about SPARTACUS -DID YOU KNOW that screenwriter Dalton…

AFI Movie Club Gathers Audiences on the Apple TV App

AFI announced today that it has launched a dedicated AFI Movie Club collection on the Apple TV app, so movie fans can easily find out where they can enjoy the recommended films. Building on the AFI Movie Club’s mission to provide inspiration and entertainment in a time of need, the Apple TV app collection will…

AFI Remembers Cinema Legend Kirk Douglas

We join movie-lovers around the world in mourning the loss of a true cinema legend. Kirk Douglas was larger-than-life – with a legacy that includes towering onscreen performances and heroism offscreen during the dark days of the Hollywood blacklist. The American Film Institute was honored to celebrate these contributions at the AFI Life Achievement Award in…

AFI Names Inspiring Female Screenwriter To Inaugural Kirk Douglas Fellowship

AFI has named incoming AFI Conservatory Screenwriting Fellow Taryn Procsal as recipient of the Kirk Douglas Fellowship, a full-tuition two-year scholarship awarded to an AFI Conservatory Fellow. Procsal is a single mother of three who was selected to receive the Fellowship due to her extraordinary talent and unique voice. She is entering the Conservatory this fall…
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