Lee Daniels – American Film Institute

AFI Movie Club: MONSTER’S BALL

Directed by Marc Forster and produced by Lee Daniels, the critically acclaimed drama MONSTER’S BALL first premiered at AFI FEST presented by Audi in 2001 and was honored with an AFI AWARD as one of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image. The film stars Billy Bob Thornton, Heath Ledger…

AFI Movie Club: PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL ‘PUSH’ BY SAPPHIRE

PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL ‘PUSH’ BY SAPPHIRE stars newcomer Gabourey Sidibe and actress-comedian Mo’Nique in this adaptation directed by Lee Daniels and penned by Geoffrey Fletcher, who is the first African American to receive an Academy Award® for screenwriting. The film was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2009, which recognizes the best film…
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