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2014-10-03 12:24:02

America's Highest Honor for a Career in Film to be Presented June 4, 2015 LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Howard Stringer, Chair of the American Film Institute's Board of Trustees, announced today the Board's decision to honor Steve Martin with the 43rd AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film. The award will be presented to Martin at a gala tribute in Los Angeles, CA on June 4, 2015. The 43rd AFI Life Achievement Award tribute special...

2014-05-01 12:28:34

Filmmakers and Policy Leaders to Attend June 20, 2014 AFI DOCS Charles Guggenheim Symposium at the National Archives in Washington, DC WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Film Institute announced today that AFI DOCS will pay tribute to Academy Award(® )winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney as its 2014 AFI DOCS Charles Guggenheim honoree during its 12th edition held June 18-22, 2014 in Washington, DC and Silver Spring, MD. The AFI DOCS Charles Guggenheim...

2014-01-15 08:26:32

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Exclusive videos of the American Film Institute's AFI Awards 2013 honorees are posted on the first-ever video almanac page of AFI.com. Filmed at the January 10, 2014 luncheon, 20 short videos feature 56 actors, creators, directors, editors, producers, showrunners and writers representing the officially-selected film and television programs. Each artist answered a single question: "What do you want audiences to...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.