AFI Honours

We could not be more Fonda of Jane, AFI Film Awards honors

  Oscar-winning, brilliantly intellectual actress Jane Fonda is to be recognized with the American Film Institute’s lifetime achievement award.   She follows in the footsteps of her incredible father, Henry Fonda, who was handed the AFI’s highest honor in 1978. Fonda has made more than 40 films, winning Academy Awards for both Klute in 1971 […]

Mel Brooks given AFI lifetime achievement honour

Comic film director Mel Brooks has been honored with a lifetime achievement award from the American Film Institute. Robert DeNiro and David Lynch were among those who attended the Hollywood ceremony to pay tribute to the 86-year-old, whose films include Young Frankenstein and The Producers. Accepting the award from director Martin Scorsese, Brooks said: “Movies […]