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The American Film Institute is bring back one of its most popular events. Originally conceived as part of AFI’s 40th anniversary celebration back in 2007, AFI Night at the Movies is coming ba...
By Nemo McCay
April 16, 2013 :: 7:01 PM
The American Film Institute is bring back one of its most popular events. Originally conceived as part of AFI’s 40th anniversary celebration back in 2007, AFI Night at the Movies is coming back to the Arclight theater in Hollywood on April 24. This special event will consist of one night with 12 simultaneous screenings of some of the most important and beloved Hollywood films from the last 50 years—and each film will be introduced by one of the film’s stars. The complete listing of films and presenters is below.
Kathy Bates presenting Misery (1990)
Cher presenting Moonstruck (1987)
Sally Field presenting Norma Rae (1979)
Peter Fonda presenting Easy Rider (1969)
Harrison Ford presenting Blade Runner (1982, the final cut)
Samuel L. Jackson presenting Pulp Fiction (1994)
Shirley MacLaine presenting Terms of Endearment (1983)
Demi Moore presenting Ghost (1990)
Mike Myers presenting Shrek (2001)
Sidney Poitier presenting In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Kurt Russell presenting The Thing (1982)
Kevin Spacey presenting The Usual Suspects (1995)
Tickets have already gone on sale at the Arclight’s website. The $30 price tag includes a large popcorn, soda and a Magnum ice cream bar. The event is sponsored by Magnum Ice Cream and Target. All 12 screenings start at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24.