The American Film Institute announced today that it will be celebrating its 40th birthday with an evening full of stars and films. The October 3rd event — Target Presents AFI’s 40th Anniversary — will feature 11 classic American films each with a live introduction by the film’s star or filmmaker.
Some of the films and stars include: The Sound of Music presented by Julie Andrews, When Harry Met Sally… (Billy Crystal and Rob Reiner), Star Wars – Episode IV: A New Hope (George Lucas), Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Jack Nicholson). Unfortunately, Jessica Simpson is not available to present Blonde Ambition.
Tickets to Target Presents AFI’s 40th Anniversary takes place at Arclight Hollywood cinemas in Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale to the general public on September 19. For more info go to www.afi.com.