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AMERICAN FILM
Film, Video And Television Arts
Monthly Magazine from New York ,United States
Ceased publication

- First and last issue: 1975-1992
- Originally published by AFI (American Film Institute). From 1988 by Billboard Publications Ltd.
- Monthly. 66 colour pages.
- For previous issues see DIALOGUE ON FILM.
- Published by American Film Institute (AFI)

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CONTENTS: 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 All GALLERIES: 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 All

Issue 103
December 1985
Whoopi Goldberg, Director Andrei Konchalovsky, Guns in movies, The price of Japan's prosperity, Gotta Dance, Richard Sylbert interview.


Issue 102
November 1985
Claude Lanzmann in Poland, Ally Sheedy, South Africa independent filmmakers, Jean A. Mercier, Film editors, Federico Fellini, Alan J. Pakula interview.


Issue 101
October 1985
John Malkovich, Indian cinema, A place in the sun, Tony Buba, The Bullfighter and the Director, The rise and fall of Britain's leading theoretical film journal 'Screen', Bud Yorkin interview.


Issue 100
September 1985
Akira Kurosawa's 'Ran', Off-Hollywood producers, The Emerald Forest, Who really wrote 'Citizen Kane'?, Brazil, SPFX 101, Betaville, Caleb Deschanel interview.


Issue 99
July/August 1985
COVER:
ROSANNA ARQUETTE
FEATURES :
Dialogue on Film: BARBARA CORDAY tells how Cagney & Lacey was born and where she thinks television is headed (Includes pic of Sharon Gless & Tyne Daly).
Point of View: Rear-Garde - This year's 'Biennial' testifies to the weakness of the movement. ROSANNA ARQUETTE - Material Girl (Pix include Madonna, Tommy Lee Jones).
Directors at War - While GEORGE STEVENS was filming the army in Europe, JOHN FORD was fighting the navy in the Pacific.
Fiction: My First Script, by Ellie Burns.
Fear Ate His Soul - Afraid of being alone, RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER created a tawdry world of hangers-on to fill the void.
Once Upon a Time in the West - Heaven's Gate director MICHAEL CIMINO wanted to get it right, down to the last blade of grass.
The Evolution of a Monkee- MICHAEL NESMITH has come a long way, baby.
From the Director: Film, a Cultural Travelogue by Jean Furstenberg (With small pic of Sissy Spacek).


Issue 98
June 1985
Reminiscences and reflections on the art of filmmaking, 1975-1985 Ten Years That Shook the World, Nineteen people who shaped the decade, The Big Picture, The Best of 'American Film'.


Issue 97
May 1985
Francois Truffaut, Return to Ox, Heimat German saga, Rip Torn, New York Independents make movies, The Ratings game, The Peckinpah Tapes, Masahiro Shinoda interview.


Issue 96
April 1985
Sam Peckinpah, The great escape for gays, Rebecca DeMornay, Blackboard Jungle, Life after Punk, Ten spy films, Paul Bartel interview.


Issue 95
March 1985
Gene Kelly, Images in Exile, Yukio Mishima, Emilio Estevez, Television History of Central America, Paper tiger TV, Eastwood tapes, John Bailey interview.


Issue 94
January/February 1985
Director Gillian Armstrong, Jean Renoir, Roger Corman, Ladies' night, Bringing the War Home, Saul Zaentz interview.

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