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BLACK PANTHER (2018) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Ryan Coogler and starring the incomparable Chadwick Boseman, AFI Honorary Degree recipient Angela Bassett and AFI Trustee Michael B. Jordan, BLACK PANTHER (2018) featured instantly iconic Wakandan aesthetics brought to vivid life by cinematographer – and AFI Alum – Rachel Morrison (AFI Class of 2006). The film was also honored with an AFI...
12 Years A Slave Film Still - Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong'o

12 YEARS A SLAVE (2013) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Steve McQueen and featuring a staggering central performance by Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 YEARS A SLAVE (2013) was recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “12 YEARS A SLAVE is a story amazing – and...
Us Film Still - Lupita Nyong'o

AFI Movie Club: US

Jordan Peele, writer/director of US (2019), and producer Jason Blum have both shared their expertise and experiences with the next generation of storytellers, speaking to the AFI Conservatory Fellows as part of the school’s signature Harold Lloyd Master Seminar series.  HOW TO WATCH Where to stream US US - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI...
Black Panther Film Still - Michael B. Jordan and Chadwick Boseman

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...
12 Years A Slave Film Still - Chiwetel Ejiofor

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…