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American Film Institute
Saturday, Mar. 7, 2020
The American Film Institute says it is postponing its 48th annual AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute honoring Julie Andrews in an apparent response to the new coronavirus outbreak.
The organization originally planned to give Andrews its Life Achievement Award on April 25 in Los...
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019
"The Farewell," "The Irishman," "Little Women," "Richard Jewell" Among AFI's Best Pictures of the Year
The American Film Institute (AFI) revealed the recipients of AFI Awards 2019. Unique in its celebration of the film and television arts’ collaborative nature, AFI Awards--now in its 20thyear--is the only national program that honors creative teams as a whole, recognizing those in front of and...
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019
The AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center unveiled the complete slate of films for the 2019 AFI European Union Film Showcase, taking place December 4–22 at the American Film Institute’s historic theatre in Silver Spring, MD. Now in its 32nd year, the Showcase highlights 46 films representing...
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the films that will play in the New Auteurs, Cinema’s Legacy, Midnight, Shorts and AFI Conservatory Showcase sections at AFI Fest 2019.
The complete AFI Fest program includes 142 titles (80 features, 1 episodic, 40 shorts, 21 AFI...
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019
The American Film Institute (AFI) has unveiled the films that will play in the World Cinema section and the inaugural Documentary section of AFI Fest 2019.
The World Cinema section showcases the most anticipated and celebrated international films of the year and features 16 titles...
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
Warner Bros. Pictures’ Richard Jewell--directed and produced by AFI Life Achievement Award recipient and Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood--will make its world premiere during a gala at AFI Fest 2019. Written by Academy Award nominee Billy Ray, the film stars Oscar winners...
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019
The American Film Institute has unveiled the full slate of films for the 2019 AFI Latin American Film Festival, which will take place September 12–October 2 at the historic AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, MD. Celebrating its 30th edition this year, the festival is one of...
Friday, Jun. 7, 2019
Denzel Washington was the man of the hour Thursday night with everyone from Julia Roberts to Spike Lee turning out to celebrate him as this year's recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. But when he finally took the stage to accept the honor he did something unexpected: At his own award...
Wednesday, May. 15, 2019
AFI DOCS has revealed its full slate of films for the 2019 festival. The five-day documentary celebration will showcase 72 films representing 17 countries--including six world premieres, one North American premiere and two U.S. premieres. AFI DOCS 2019 runs June 19–23 in Washington, DC, and...
Thursday, May. 9, 2019
AFI DOCS, the American Film Institute’s annual documentary celebration in the nation’s capital, has announced the Opening and Closing Night films as well as the Special Screenings for its 17th annual edition.
AFI DOCS 2019 will open with the world premiere of HBO’s True Justice:...