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American Film Institute
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:...
Friday, Jan. 4, 2019
The wine was flowing and the atmosphere relaxed Friday at the American Film Institute Awards, which brought out some of Hollywood’s brightest stars of the moment, from Emily Blunt to Michael B. Jordan, for a celebratory luncheon in Los Angeles.
It’s an entertainment industry anomaly when...
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018
Black Panther, A Star Is Born and Mary Poppins Returns are among the American Film Institute’s top 10 films of the year.
AFI announced its selections for the 19th AFI Awards Tuesday, recognizing works deemed culturally and artistically significant by a jury of AFI...
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018
The American Film Institute (AFI) unveiled the films that will play in the World Cinema section of AFI Fest 2018.
The World Cinema section showcases the most celebrated international films of the year and features 28 titles from 27 countries. The section includes seven official Best...
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the films that will be featured in the New Auteurs and American Independents sections at AFI Fest 2018.
Highlighting rising feature film directors, New Auteurs is the festival’s platform for upcoming filmmakers from all over the world to...
Monday, Jun. 18, 2018
George Clooney's Hollywood career spans more than three decades, with memorable roles including fighting vampires, playing Batman and drifting through space in "Gravity." But Clooney's other accomplishments, including directing, screenwriting and activism, led to him becoming the latest...
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the official selections of AFI Awards 2017, celebrating the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image--with 10 films and 10 television programs deemed culturally and artistically significant.
In addition to the 20...
Tuesday, Jun. 6, 2017
When Diane Keaton accepts the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award this week, she'll say it's all because of her mom, dad and Woody Allen.
The Oscar-winning actress credits her parents with instilling her creativity and work ethic, and Allen's "Annie Hall" with launching her...