November 29, 2021
AFI Movie Club: MISSISSIPPI MASALA
Starring AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Denzel Washington and Sarita Choudhury, director Mira Nair’s MISSISSIPPI MASALA (1992) explores a clash of cultures after Uganda’s exiled Indian population relocated to the southern United States. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream MISSISSIPPI MASALA MISSISSIPPI MASALA - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB...
May 16, 2021
AFI Movie Club Rewind: THE NAMESAKE
This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on August 18, 2020. THE NAMESAKE, which follows a young Indian American (Kal Penn) caught between his family roots in Calcutta and life in America, was directed by the acclaimed Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Mira Nair – who has spoken at a Harold Lloyd Master Seminar...
October 24, 2020
AFI Movie Club: A Tribute to Mira Nair
Watch the encore presentation of the Mira Nair Tribute at AFI FEST presented by Audi – Watch Now Today’s movie club pick isn’t a film, but a tribute to a fantastic filmmaker! With her directorial debut, SALAAM BOMBAY! (1988), Mira Nair won the Caméra d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and later went on to…
September 25, 2020
AFI Announces Festival Tributes to Sofia Coppola, Kirby Dick, Rita Moreno and Mira Nair
AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi is thrilled to present four Tributes at this year’s reimagined virtual festival. Sofia Coppola, Kirby Dick, Rita Moreno and Mira Nair will each be honored with an evening of conversation celebrating their distinguished careers and will stream live online during the festival, October 15-22. Free Event – GET TICKET….
September 21, 2020
MY PSYCHEDELIC LOVE STORY To Close AFI FEST 2020 Presented By AUDI
Passes Available Sept. 28 The 34th edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi will close with the World Premiere of SHOWTIME® Documentary Films’ MY PSYCHEDELIC LOVE STORY. The film is directed by Academy Award®-winning director Errol Morris and explores the dark side of the Timothy Leary saga, and how his doomed relationship with Joanna Harcourt-Smith…
August 18, 2020
AFI Movie Club: THE NAMESAKE
THE NAMESAKE, which follows a young Indian American (Kal Penn) caught between his family roots in Calcutta and life in America, was directed by the acclaimed Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Mira Nair – who has spoken at a Harold Lloyd Master Seminar at the American Film Institute – and shot by AFI Conservatory alum and Franklin J….
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