“Lily Tomlin and Angela Bassett are titanic artistic voices in a world that needs them now more than ever,” said Bob Gazzale, AFI President and CEO.
AFI announced the new dates for Julie Andrews’ AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute.
Olympia Dukakis, winner of the Academy Award and Golden Globe for her performance in Moonstruck died today in New York City. She was 89.
Michael Apted, the British filmmaker known for directing the Up series, along with Coal Miner’s Daughter, Nell, and the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough, has died at the age of 79.
Fashion designer Pierre Cardin, profiled in the 2019 documentary House of Cardin, died on Tuesday, just outside Paris. He was 98.
Tyler Perry will be honored with “The People’s Champion of 2020” award at the “E! People’s Choice Awards.”
Helen Reddy, Australian-born singer known for her hit song “I Am Woman” and the subject of the biopic of the same title, died on Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Toronto Film Festival and International Film Organizations Call for Release of Sudanese Filmmaker Hajooj Kuka
Toronto Film Festival and other international film organizations have issued calls for Sudanese authorities to release filmmaker Hajooj Kuka.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and profiled in the 2018 award winning documentary RBG died Friday. She was 87.
The European Film Academy and the Berlin International Film Festival issued a statement calling for the immediate and unconditional release of writer, human rights lawyer, and activist Nasrin Sotoudeh.
Czech director Jiri Menzel, winner of the Academy Award for best foreign-language film in 1967 for “Closely Watched Trains”, died on Saturday, September 5.
“Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler today issued a moving statement honoring actor Chadwick Boseman who died on Friday.