michelle yeoh – American Film Institute
Crazy Rich Asians Film Still

CRAZY RICH ASIANS (2018) – AFI Movie Club

Based on the book by Kevin Kwan, CRAZY RICH ASIANS is an opulent delight from director Jon M. Chu – exploring the friction an Asian American woman faces when she travels to meet her boyfriend’s wealthy family in Singapore. AFI Directing Workshop for Women alum Ashley Eakin (AFI Class of 2020) served as Chu’s assistant...

AFI Movie Club Rewind: MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on September 16, 2020. MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA (2005) is an epic drama that follows a young woman who must navigate the social terrain as a geisha in pre-World War II Japan. The film was produced by AFI Life Achievement Award winner and AFI...

AFI Movie Club Rewind: CRAZY RICH ASIANS

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on January 11, 2021. An opulent delight, CRAZY RICH ASIANS follows Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she travels to her boyfriend’s homeland of Singapore where she must contend with his disapproving relatives, battle jealous socialites and navigate her identity as an Asian American woman....

AFI Movie Club: CRAZY RICH ASIANS

An opulent delight, CRAZY RICH ASIANS follows Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she travels to her boyfriend’s homeland of Singapore where she must contend with his disapproving relatives, battle jealous socialites and navigate her identity as an Asian American woman. Directing Workshop for Women alum Ashley Eakin (AFI Class of 2020) served as director Jon...

AFI Movie Club: MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA

MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA is an epic drama that follows a young woman who must navigate the social terrain as a geisha in pre-World War II Japan. The film was produced by AFI Life Achievement Award winner and AFI Board of Trustees member Steven Spielberg – with a score composed by AFI Life Achievement Award…
DONATE

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER