May 31, 2022
CHICAGO (2002) – AFI Movie Club
Appearing on two of the American Film Institute’s lists of the greatest American films – AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 SONGS and AFI’s 100 YEARS OF MUSICALS, CHICAGO (2002) was also honored with an AFI AWARD, recognizing it as one of the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image. According to the official...
March 1, 2022
BESSIE (2015) – AFI Movie Club
A project that began with an early draft from legendary playwright/screenwriter – and AFI Honorary Degree recipient – Horton Foote, the remarkable true story of “Empress of the Blues” Bessie Smith was ultimately brought to the screen by Queen Latifah and director Dee Rees. BESSIE earned 12 Primetime Emmy® nominations, including one for Queen Latifah...
March 10, 2021
AFI Movie Club: SET IT OFF
Before actress Kimberly Elise made her feature film debut alongside current AFI Trustee Jada Pinkett Smith in SET IT OFF, she graduated from the AFI Conservatory as a Directing Fellow. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream SET IT OFF SET IT OFF- Reelgood LEARN MORE ABOUT AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI has created a...
December 6, 2020
AFI Movie Club: THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES
Written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES follows a young girl who searches for the truth about her dead mother while befriending a family of beekeepers. The film’s producer Jada Pinkett Smith is on AFI’s Board of Trustees, and Prince-Bythewood has previously served as an Artist in Residence for AFI’s Directing Workshop for…
August 25, 2020
AFI Movie Club: GIRLS TRIP
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