American Film Institute

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American Film Institute AFI "is a national institute providing leadership in screen education and the recognition and celebration of excellence in the art of film, television and digital media.

"AFI trains the next generation of filmmakers at its world-renowned Conservatory, maintains America's film heritage through the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and explores new digital technologies in entertainment and education through the AFI Digital Content Lab and K-12 Screen Education Center.

"As the largest nonprofit exhibitor in the US, AFI ON SCREEN encompasses the annual AFI FEST presented by Audi: AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival-as well as year-round programming at ArcLight Hollywood and the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Maryland, including SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival." [1]

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(**deceased; *board of directors)



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  1. About, American Film Institute, accessed January 29, 2008.