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AFI Movie Club Rewind: BLACK PANTHER

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on June 5, 2020. BLACK PANTHER “shatters and reshapes cultural mythology.” Ryan Coogler’s super-heroic vision was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2018 – recognizing it as one of the 10 outstanding films deemed culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art...

AFI Movie Club: 12 YEARS A SLAVE

Adapted from Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, directed by Steve McQueen and written by John Ridley, centers on a free man – played by Chiwetel Ejiofor – who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. The film was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2013 – recognizing it as one of the year’s…