AFI Sets Its Best Film & TV Of 2019

Afi Sets Its Best Film Tv Of 2019

The American Film Institute has announced its end of year top 10 lists for film and television with the best U.S. productions in both fields making the cut.

The group has also set aside ‘special award’ designations for non-U.S. productions again this year – those awards going to “Parasite” on the film front and “Fleabag” on the TV front. In terms of the ten top works of the year they are as follows:

FILM: “1917,” “The Farewell,” “The Irishman,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Joker,” “Knives Out,” “Little Women,” “Marriage Story,” “Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood,” “Richard Jewell”.

TV: “Chernobyl,” “The Crown,” “Fosse/Verdon,” “Game of Thrones,” “Pose,” “Succession,” “Unbelievable,” “Veep,” “Watchmen,” “When They See Us”.

Actor John Amos, director Lesli Linka Glatter, writer Callie Khouri, film historian Leonard Maltin, actor Delroy Lindo and director Betty Thomas among renowned authors and scholars along with notable film and television critics were all on the panel this year to select the honors.

Notable snubs include “Barry,” “Ford v. Ferrari,” “Hustlers,” “Rocketman,” “Russian Doll,” “Uncut Gems” and “Us”. The AFI Top 10 honorees will be celebrated at a luncheon on January 3rd.