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Bad Boys Film Still - Clancy Brown and Sean Penn

AFI Movie Club: BAD BOYS (1983)

A gritty coming-of-age drama set in a juvenile correctional facility and starring Sean Penn, Esai Morales, Ally Sheedy and Reni Santoni, BAD BOYS is the sophomore feature from AFI Conservatory Alum Rick Rosenthal (Class of 1973). Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream BAD BOYS BAD BOYS - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM...

AFI DOCS 2021: AFI Alumni Films

Congratulations to the AFI Alumni who have films in this year’s AFI DOCS festival. Check out their compelling documentaries today!   Rick Rosenthal (AFI Class of 1973), Executive Producer – REBEL HEARTS In Los Angeles in the 1960s, the courageous Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary challenged the Roman Catholic Church in an effort…

AFI Speaks With THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR Filmmakers and AFI Alumni Rick Rosenthal, Ryan Scaringe, Julian Estrada and Narineh Hacopian

This year’s AFI FEST presented by Audi featured the taut thriller THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR, showcasing the incredible work of four AFI alumni: producers Rick Rosenthal (Class of 1973) and Ryan Scaringe (Class of 2017), cinematographer Julian Estrada (Class of 2014) and line producer Narineh Hacopian (Class of 2011). The film follows Bobby (Lonnie…