Loretta Devine – American Film Institute
Waiting to Exhale Film Still - Angela Bassett, Whitney Houston, Lela Rochon, and Loretta Devine

WAITING TO EXHALE (1995) – AFI Movie Club

A story of female friendship that marked Forest Whitaker’s feature directorial debut, WAITING TO EXHALE (1995) stars Whitney Houston, Lela Rochon, Loretta Devine and AFI Honorary Degree recipient Angela Bassett – and was shot by AFI Conservatory Alum Toyomichi Kurita. Learn more about WAITING TO EXHALE in the AFI Catalog. HOW TO WATCH Where to stream...
Waiting to Exhale Film Still - Angela Bassett, Whitney Houston, Lela Rochon, and Loretta Devine

AFI Movie Club: WAITING TO EXHALE

A story of female friendship starring Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Lela Rochon and Loretta Devine, WAITING TO EXHALE (1995) was shot by AFI Conservatory Alum Toyomichi Kurita. Close Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream WAITING TO EXHALE WAITING TO EXHALE - Reelgood LEARN MORE ABOUT AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI has created a...
Introducing Dorothy Dandrige Film Still - Halle Berry

AFI Movie Club: INTRODUCING DOROTHY DANDRIDGE

Celebrating the career of an iconic screen legend – and the first person of color ever nominated for an Academy Award® in a lead role – INTRODUCING DOROTHY DANDRIDGE is directed by Martha Coolidge and stars AFI Trustee Halle Berry in an award-winning performance. The 1999 HBO film was written by AFI Trustee Shonda Rhimes...
Down in the Delta Film Still - Wesley Snipes and Alfre Woodard

AFI Movie Club: DOWN IN THE DELTA

Director of DOWN IN THE DELTA Maya Angelou was an alum of AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women – and star Alfre Woodard is a recipient of an Honorary Degree from the AFI Conservatory.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream DOWN IN THE DELTA DOWN IN THE DELTA - Reelgood LEARN MORE ABOUT AFI MOVIE CLUB...
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