AFI Awards Sets New Date For Luncheon Postponed Amid Covid Surge – Deadline

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UPDATED, 4:15 PM: The American Film Institute has set a date for its AFI Awards Luncheon, which had been postponed throughout Christmas Week because the Omicron variant started surging. The reception now’s set for Friday, March 11, on the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The occasion initially was set for January 7.

PREVIOUSLY, December 20: The American Film Institute (AFI) introduced right this moment that  the AFI Awards luncheon is postponed. The Luncheon was scheduled to happen on  Friday, January 7, however as a consequence of considerations over the rising instances of Covid, AFI will reschedule the occasion for a later date. 

“The goal of AFI Awards is to bring together the creative community at a private event founded in hugs and handshakes,” stated Bob Gazzale, AFI President and CEO. “Because that goal is not achievable at this time, we will be postponing the event until we can properly celebrate the artists in a manner worthy of the gifts they have given the world.”

AFI Awards honorees embody 10 excellent movies and 10 excellent TV packages deemed culturally and artistically consultant of this 12 months’s most vital achievements within the artwork of the shifting picture. Additional honorees had been chosen in a class for “Special Awards,” designated for works of excellence that fall outdoors of the Institute’s standards of American movie and tv.

The AFI awards honors 10 movies and 10 TV exhibits that they deemed most culturally related and artistically consultant. Here are their prime 10 record and the recipients of the AFI Special Award.

AFI MOVIES OF THE YEAR

CODA
Don’t Look Up
Dune
King Richard
Licorice Pizza
Nightmare Alley
The Power of the Dog
tick, tick… BOOM!
The Tragedy of Macbeth
West Side Story

AFI TELEVISION PROGRAMS OF THE YEAR
Hacks
Maid
Mare of Easton
Reservation Dogs
Schmigadoon!
Succession
Ted Lasso
The Underground Railroad
Wanda Vision
The White Lotus

AFI SPECIAL AWARD
Belfast
Squid Game
Summer of Soul (…Or When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

 

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