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AFI Movie Club: YOU CAN COUNT ON ME

Screened at AFI FEST presented by Audi in 2000, this heart-warming snapshot of a fractured yet resolute family received honors for Best New Writer and the New Directions Award. YOU CAN COUNT ON ME also won an AFI AWARD, which celebrates the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image. According to…

AFI Movie Club: THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT

THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT was honored with an AFI Award in 2010 – recognizing it as one of the 10 outstanding films deemed culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image.   Watch Annette Bening talk about what she loves about the movies in this exclusive…

AFI Grad Michael Rezendes on the True Story of SPOTLIGHT

Before Michael Rezendes won a Pulitzer Prize for journalism, he was a Screenwriting alumnus of the AFI Conservatory (Class of 1999). Played by Mark Ruffalo in the Oscar®-nominated SPOTLIGHT, he’s one of a group of Boston Globe reporters who, in 2002, exposed a shattering clergy sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. Known collectively as…

FOXCATCHER Director Bennett Miller Talks About How He Cast The Film

Director Bennett Miller recently stopped by the AFI campus for a Harold Lloyd Master Seminar talk with AFI Conservatory Fellows. During the discussion, moderated by Dean Jan Schuette, Miller was asked how he went about casting the three leads in FOXCATCHER, the true story about Olympic Wrestling Champions and eccentric multimillionaire John E. du Pont. Steve Carell portrays…
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