Max von Sydow – American Film Institute

AFI Movie Club: THE EXORCIST

Starring Ellen Burstyn (who was part of the inaugural AFI DWW class) as a mother whose young daughter is possessed by the demon Pazuzu, THE EXORCIST (1973) is director William Friedkin’s terrifying adaptation of the bestselling novel by William Peter Blatty and appears on the American Film Institute’s list of cinema’s most heart-pounding thrillers –...

AFI Movie Club: THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY

THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY was honored with an AFI AWARD as one of the most culturally and artistically significant films of 2007 – after having previously received an Audience Award at AFI FEST. According to the official AFI AWARDS rationale, “THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY is a soaring cinematic achievement, one where...
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