peter bogdanovich – American Film Institute
Paper Moon Film Still - Tatum O'Neal and Ryan O'Neal

PAPER MOON (1973) – AFI Movie Club

The story of a con man and his unlikely accomplice during the Great Depression, PAPER MOON (1973) was directed by Hollywood maverick Peter Bogdanovich – the iconic filmmaker, journalist and scholar who was a longtime friend of the American Film Institute. An essential voice among other great artists who helped to articulate AFI’s educational mission...
What's Up, Doc? Film Still - Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal

AFI Movie Club: WHAT’S UP, DOC?

From director Peter Bogdanovich comes WHAT’S UP, DOC? – a hilarious madcap escapade and a loving homage to not only the Looney Tunes cartoons that inspired its title but also the screwball comedies of the 1930s and 1940s. The film earned honors on two of AFI’s lists of great American cinema – including among the funniest films of all time and...
The Last Picture Show Film Still - Jeff Bridges, Timothy Bottoms, and Cybill Shepherd

AFI Movie Club: THE LAST PICTURE SHOW

 THE LAST PICTURE SHOW stars Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges and Cybill Shepherd and is ranked as one of the greatest American films of all time on AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 MOVIES – 10th anniversary edition. Watch Sofia Coppola announce the film: Movie Trivia about THE LAST PICTURE SHOW: –DID YOU KNOW Loyd Catlett – who plays…

The AFI FEST Podcast: Peter Bogdanovich and Beatrice Welles on CITIZEN KANE

On Sunday, November 13, 2016, at the Egyptian Theatre, Orson Welles historian Peter Bogdanovich and Welles’ daughter Beatrice Welles joined AFI FEST presented by Audi for an AFI Master Class on the landmark 75th anniversary of the masterpiece CITIZEN KANE. Listen, below, to the Q&A moderated by Scott Mantz in which Bogdanovich and Welles discuss…

The AFI FEST Interview: Peter Bogdanovich on Orson Welles’ CITIZEN KANE

Ranked at the top of AFI’s list of the greatest films of all time, Orson Welles’ portrait of newspaper tycoon Charles Foster Kane (a thinly veiled stand-in for William Randolph Hearst) is brilliant, blistering and beautiful. The story moves through the tragedies and triumphs of Kane’s life, from a happy childhood in snowy Colorado cut…
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