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Waiting to Exhale Film Still - Angela Bassett, Whitney Houston, Lela Rochon, and Loretta Devine

WAITING TO EXHALE (1995) – AFI Movie Club

A story of female friendship that marked Forest Whitaker’s feature directorial debut, WAITING TO EXHALE (1995) stars Whitney Houston, Lela Rochon, Loretta Devine and AFI Honorary Degree recipient Angela Bassett – and was shot by AFI Conservatory Alum Toyomichi Kurita. Learn more about WAITING TO EXHALE in the AFI Catalog. HOW TO WATCH Where to stream...
The Preacher's Wife Film Still- Whitney Houston

AFI Movie Club Rewind: THE PREACHER’S WIFE

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on December 18, 2020. Directed by Penny Marshall and starring Whitney Houston and AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Denzel Washington, THE PREACHER’S WIFE follows an angel who arrives on the wings of a prayer to help a good reverend whose Baptist church is struggling, as is his marriage.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH...
Waiting to Exhale Film Still - Angela Bassett, Whitney Houston, Lela Rochon, and Loretta Devine

AFI Movie Club: WAITING TO EXHALE

A story of female friendship starring Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Lela Rochon and Loretta Devine, WAITING TO EXHALE (1995) was shot by AFI Conservatory Alum Toyomichi Kurita. Close Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream WAITING TO EXHALE WAITING TO EXHALE - Reelgood LEARN MORE ABOUT AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI has created a...
The Preacher's Wife Film Still- Whitney Houston

AFI Movie Club: THE PREACHER’S WIFE

Directed by Penny Marshall and starring Whitney Houston and AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Denzel Washington, THE PREACHER’S WIFE follows an angel who arrives on the wings of a prayer to help a good reverend whose Baptist church is struggling, as is his marriage.  Watch actor Courtney B. Vance, who plays Reverend Henry Biggs in the film, discuss making THE PREACHER'S WIFE in this exclusive...
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