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AFI Awards 2012

The annual AFI Awards took place today in Beverly Hills. Each year, AFI Awards – favored by artists and entertainment executives for its intimacy and collaborative recognition where everyone is a winner – honors excellence in the moving image arts within the context of a Year in Review.

10 outstanding films and 10 outstanding television programs, along with the collaborative, creative teams behind them were honored today:

ARGO
BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES
DJANGO UNCHAINED
LES MISÉRABLES
LIFE OF PI
LINCOLN
MOONRISE KINGDOM
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
ZERO DARK THIRTY

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM
BREAKING BAD
GAME CHANGE
GAME OF THRONES
GIRLS
HOMELAND
LOUIE
MAD MEN
MODERN FAMILY
THE WALKING DEAD

A photo gallery from the event can be viewed at: http://afi.com/afiawards/gallery12.aspx

Actor Asa Butterfield at the AFI Awards talks about working with Martin Scorsese.

AFI FEST 2011 Patron Packages ⇢

AFI FEST offers free tickets to all screenings, but only the Star Patron Package and Marquee Patron Package provide reserved access to the J. EDGAR world premiere Opening Night Gala.  These and other AFI FEST Patron Packages ensure access to sold-out galas and other high-demand films and events. They are on sale now!

J. EDGAR TO HAVE WORLD PREMIERE at AFI FEST 2011 presented by Audi

We are thrilled to announce our Opening Night Gala will be the World Premiere of J. EDGAR, directed by Clint Eastwood! The 25th Edition of AFI FEST will kick off on November 3. J. EDGAR stars Academy Award nominee Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role, along with Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts, Armie Hammer and Oscar winner Judi Dench.  It is produced by Academy Award winners Eastwood and Brian Grazer and Oscar nominee Robert Lorenz.  From an original screenplay by Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black, the film explores the public and private life of one of the most powerful, controversial and enigmatic figures of the 20th century, J. Edgar Hoover, founding director of the FBI. 

Source: afi.com

Photo from our event Sunday night at the Hollywood Bowl.

Photo from our event Sunday night at the Hollywood Bowl.

This Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl! ⇢

Tickets are still available for Sunday night at the Bowl! Join us, Alex Trebek, David Newman and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra for a night of movie trivia and music under the stars!

The Big Picture: AFI’s Great American Movie Quiz at the Hollywood Bowl
Alex Trebek of Jeopardy! will host the AFI Great American Movie Quiz at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday Sept. 4! Film buffs and music lovers will love this unique experience, as Trebek guides you through multiple choice questions covering film trivia from every genre and decade. All audience members receive a set of multi-colored glow sticks to answer questions and light up the Bowl!

The Big Picture: AFI’s Great American Movie Quiz at the Hollywood Bowl

Alex Trebek of Jeopardy! will host the AFI Great American Movie Quiz at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday Sept. 4! Film buffs and music lovers will love this unique experience, as Trebek guides you through multiple choice questions covering film trivia from every genre and decade. All audience members receive a set of multi-colored glow sticks to answer questions and light up the Bowl!

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AFI is America’s promise to preserve the history of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. AFI provides leadership in film, television and digital media and is dedicated to initiatives that engage the past, the present and the future of the moving image arts.

As a non-profit educational and cultural organization open to the public, AFI relies on the generous financial support from moving arts enthusiasts like you to provide funding for its programs and initiatives. Become a member today and support your American Film Institute!

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