Denzel Washington will receive the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award, America’s highest honor for a career in film. The award will be presented to Washington at a Gala Tribute on Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Los Angeles, CA.
AFI today announced that the final version of ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. has been added to the festival’s lineup and will screen in the Special Screenings section on Wednesday, November 15, at the TCL Chinese Theatre. The new film from director/writer Dan Gilroy, nominated for the Academy Award® for his screenplay for NIGHTCRAWLER, stars Academy Award® winner Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell and Carmen Ejogo.
At the AFI AWARDS 2016 luncheon, AFI asked Amy Adams, Mel Gibson, Donald Glover, Chris Pine, Martin Scorsese, Denzel Washington and many other artists what they’d like you to remember about their movies and TV shows, and why movies and television matter now.