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TOMORROW NEVER DIES (1997) – AFI Movie Club

Named by the American Film Institute as one of cinema’s greatest screen heroes, James Bond was back in action for TOMORROW NEVER DIES (1997) – the 18th (official) theatrical outing of the deadly and debonair secret agent, here played by Pierce Brosnan and joined by AFI Honorary Degree recipient Michelle Yeoh. This adventure to stop...
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EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (2022) – AFI Movie Club

Featuring an instantly iconic central performance from screen legend – and AFI Honorary Degree recipient – Michelle Yeoh alongside a stellar supporting cast that includes Jamie Lee Curtis, Ke Huy Quan, Stephanie Hsu and James Hong, The Daniels’ EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (2022) was recognized in the year of its release with an AFI...
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SUNSHINE (2007) – AFI Movie Club

From director Danny Boyle, SUNSHINE (2007) features an all-star cast that includes Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Cliff Curtis, Chris Evans, Troy Garity, Hiroyuki Sanada and AFI Honorary Degree recipient Michelle Yeoh. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about SUNSHINE. Have Get The Picture delivered to your inbox every day. SIGN UP TO GET THE...

AFI Impact: A Look Back at 2022

Because of the continued support of movie fans like you from around the world, whose dedication to this great art form is unmatched, the American Film Institute marched forward in its mission to inspire audiences and preserve film history this past year. Our work is possible because of you. And we wanted to share it...
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CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON (2000) – AFI Movie Club

A romantic fantasy adventure directed by Ang Lee, CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON (2000) features a stirring performance from Michelle Yeoh, recently a recipient of an AFI Honorary Degree. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON. HOW TO WATCH Where to stream CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON -...

Michelle Yeoh and Lawrence Herbert Receive Honorary Degrees at AFI Class of 2022 Commencement

Today, AFI conferred a Doctorate of Fine Arts degree honoris causa for contributions of distinction to the art of the moving image upon Michelle Yeoh, who is the first Asian artist to receive the AFI honor; and a Doctorate of Communication Arts degree honoris causa upon AFI Trustee Emeritus Lawrence Herbert for his commitment to...
AFI Announces 2022 Honorary Degrees Michelle Yeoh and Lawrence Herbert

Michelle Yeoh and Lawrence Herbert to Receive Honorary Degrees at AFI Commencement

AFI announced today it will confer a Doctorate of Fine Arts degree honoris causa for contributions of distinction to the art of the moving image upon Michelle Yeoh, who will become the first Asian artist to receive the AFI honor; and a Doctorate of Communication Arts degree honoris causa upon AFI Trustee Emeritus Lawrence Herbert...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
Memoirs of a Geisha Film Still - Ziyi Zhang

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…
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