Saoirse Ronan – American Film Institute
LADY BIRD film still of Laurie Metcalf and Saoirse Ronan

LADY BIRD (2017) – AFI Movie Club

A tender and clear-eyed story of – among so many things – a daughter and her mother, Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut with LADY BIRD (2017) marked the arrival of a singular talent – earning recognition in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD in 2017, which named the film among the most...
LITTLE WOMEN film still of Meryl Streep and Bob Odenkirk

LITTLE WOMEN (2019) – AFI Movie Club

Adapted and directed by Greta Gerwig, LITTLE WOMEN (2019) was recognized with a 2019 AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “LITTLE WOMEN infuses a literary classic with new life – adapting Louisa May Alcott’s immortal words into a tale for our times. Greta Gerwig’s...
Little Women Film Still - Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, and Eliza Scanlen

LITTLE WOMEN (2019) – AFI Movie Club

Adapted and directed by Greta Gerwig, LITTLE WOMEN (2019) was recognized with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “LITTLE WOMEN infuses a literary classic with new life – adapting Louisa May Alcott’s immortal words into a tale for our times. Greta Gerwig’s mastery...
Lady Bird Film Still - Saoirse Ronan

AFI Movie Club Rewind: LADY BIRD

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on July 5, 2020. LADY BIRD (2017), an elegiac coming of age story about growing up in Sacramento, is partially inspired by the childhood of writer/director Greta Gerwig – a three-time Oscar® nominee. Along with five Academy Award® nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director...
Little Women Film Still - Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, and Eliza Scanlen

AFI Movie Club: LITTLE WOMEN (2019)

Based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel by about a family of four girls growing up in Concord, MA, during the Civil War, LITTLE WOMEN (2019) is directed by Greta Gerwig and features AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Meryl Streep as the family’s cantankerous Aunt March.  Honored with an AFI AWARD in 2019 as one of the year’s best motion pictures, the...
Lady Bird Film Still - Saoirse Ronan

AFI Movie Club: LADY BIRD

LADY BIRD, an elegiac coming of age story about growing up in Sacramento, is partially inspired by the childhood of writer/director Greta Gerwig – a three-time Oscar® nominee. Along with five Academy Award® nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, LADY BIRD was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2017, recognizing it…

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS World Premiere to Close AFI FEST 2018

AFI FEST presented by Audi will close with the World Premiere of Focus Features and Working Title’s MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS.  Directed by Josie Rourke and written by Academy Award® nominee Beau Willimon, the historical drama is based on John Guy’s biography, “Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart.”  The film stars Academy…
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