natalie portman – American Film Institute
STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE film still

STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE (1999) – AFI Movie Club

Released 25 years ago today, STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE (1999) brought audiences back to “a galaxy far, far away” and reinvented the vaunted space saga for a new generation – demonstrating the same innovative spirit and creative spark that had first animated the beloved original film two decades prior. The story’s long-gestating and hotly...
BLACK SWAN film still of a flip phone

BLACK SWAN (2010) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by AFI Alum Darren Aronofsky (AFI Class of 1992) and starring Natalie Portman, BLACK SWAN (2010) was shot with a serene and surreal beauty by fellow alum Matthew Libatique (AFI Class of 1992). Suffused with psychological and bodily horror as it delves into what an artist is willing to endure for their craft, the...
MARS ATTACKS! film still of Earth and black space ships

MARS ATTACKS! (1996) – AFI Movie Club

In addition to the violent invaders from the red planet, Tim Burton’s MARS ATTACKS! (1996) features an all-star ensemble that includes Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Danny DeVito, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michael J. Fox, Rod Steiger, Tom Jones, Lukas Haas, Pam Grier, Natalie Portman, Jim Brown, Jack Black and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree...
Black Swan Film Still - Natalie Portman

AFI Movie Club: BLACK SWAN

BLACK SWAN, directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Natalie Portman in an Academy Award®-winning role, is set against the competitive world of high-stakes ballet. Shot with a serene and surreal beauty by AFI Conservatory alum Matthew Libatique (AFI Class of 1992), who was also nominated for an Oscar® for his work, the film is suffused…

Natalie Portman Conversation Added to AFI FEST 2018

A Conversation with Natalie Portman has been added to AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi. Honoring the actor’s career, the Conversation will take place on Friday, November 9, at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, following a previously announced Special Screening of VOX LUX, in which she stars.

JACKIE to Screen at AFI FEST 2016

Fox Searchlight’s JACKIE, directed by Pablo Larraín, will screen as a Centerpiece Gala at AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi. Starring Academy Award® winner Natalie Portman, the film will screen on Monday, November 14, at the TCL Chinese Theatre. JACKIE is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments…
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