Mahershala Ali – American Film Institute
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MOONLIGHT (2016) – AFI Movie Club

From writer/director Barry Jenkins, MOONLIGHT was honored in 2016 with an AFI AWARD, recognizing it as one of the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image – with the official rationale stating that, “MOONLIGHT illuminates the peerless power of cinema to inspire empathy for others and embrace a greater understanding of...
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AFI Movie Club: SWAN SONG

Marking the debut feature from Academy Award®-winning writer/director Benjamin Cleary and making its world premiere at AFI FEST 2021, SWAN SONG (2021) features hauntingly elegiac cinematography by AFI Alum Masanobu Takayanagi (AFI Class of 2002). Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH SWAN SONG Screening as part of AFI FEST November 12 at 7:30 p.m. GET...
Moonlight Film Still - Mahershala Ali and Alex R. Hibbert

AFI Movie Club: MOONLIGHT

MOONLIGHT, a poetic tour de force, was one of the 2016 AFI AWARD honorees and “illuminates the peerless power of cinema to inspire empathy for others and embrace a greater understanding of ourselves.”    Movie Trivia for MOONLIGHT: –DID YOU KNOW MOONLIGHT is based on an unpublished play written by Tarell Alvin McCraney called “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue”?  –DID…
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