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AFI Movie Club: Celebrating Mel Brooks’ 95th Birthday and THE PRODUCERS

“It’s good to be the king.” Happy birthday to Mel Brooks! A recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2013, comedian and filmmaker Mel Brooks had the previous year received an honorary degree at AFI commencement – presented to him by director and AFI alum David Lynch, whose film ELEPHANT MAN he produced. Three of Brooks’ comedy classics appear on the AFI’s...

AFI Movie Club: TILL THE CLOUDS ROLL BY

Watch TILL THE CLOUDS ROLL BY for free*! Become an AFI Star member or above and watch complimentary AFI-curated films with our on-demand video streaming service, Kanopy. Upgrade to Star Level or above TODAY! Based on the life and music of Jerome Kern, TILL THE CLOUDS ROLL BY features a cavalcade of Golden Age stars –...

AFI Movie Club: TOP HAT

Featuring iconic performances from Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire – both recognized by AFI as two of cinema’s greatest screen legends – TOP HAT appears on AFI’s list of the greatest American musicals of all-time. Astaire was honored with the highest honor for a career in film – the AFI Life Achievement Award – in…
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