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AFI Movie Club Tribute to Sidney Poitier: A RAISIN IN THE SUN

A RAISIN IN THE SUN, adapted by Lorraine Hansberry from her stage play of the same name, chronicles the quintessentially American story of a struggling family combatting broken and deferred dreams. The film stars AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Sidney Poitier and was ranked #65 on AFI’s 100 YEARS… 100 CHEERS list of the most...

AFI Movie Club Tribute to Sidney Poitier: NO WAY OUT

NO WAY OUT, a 50s film noir, marks the feature film debut of AFI Life Achievement Award honoree and AFI Board of Trustees emeritus Sidney Poitier. Richard Widmark to Sidney Poitier: "A Man We All Admire" MOVIE TRIVIA DID YOU KNOW? NO WAY OUT marked the feature film debut for both AFI Life Achievement Award...

AFI Movie Club: DO THE RIGHT THING

DO THE RIGHT THING appears on the 10th Anniversary Edition list of AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 MOVIES of the greatest American films. Public Enemy’s powerful call to action – “Fight the Power” – is ranked #40 on AFI’s list of the greatest movie songs of all time.  Watch John David Washington announce today’s film: Movie Trivia about…
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