American Film Institute

Film critic Stanley Kauffmann dead at 97

NEW YORK (AP) — Stanley Kauffmann, the erudite critic, author and editor who reviewed movies for The New Republic for more than 50 years, wrote his own plays and fiction, and helped discover the classic […]


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Jane Fonda to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from American Film Institute

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Two-time Oscar winner Jane Fonda will receive the 42nd American Film Institute Life Achievement Award, the highest honor bestowed by the organization for a career in film, the institute announced today. […]


Google Glass

Students to explore filmmaking with Google Glass

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beauty is in the eye of the Google Glass wearer. At least that’s what the Internet search giant hopes a handful of young filmmakers will discover. Google is enlisting film students […]


Mel Brooks to receive AFI life achievement honor

LOS ANGELES (AP) – It’ll be springtime for Mel Brooks when the American Film Institute presents him with its highest honor, the Life Achievement Award. The writer and director of comedy classics including “The Producers,” […]



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