Galas and Tributes

JACKIE

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  • JACKIE is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman, in one of her best performances). JACKIE places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband's legacy and the world of Camelot that they created and loved so well. Directed by Pablo Larraín, and featuring a top-notch ensemble cast including Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt and John Carroll Lynch, JACKIE brilliantly captures a window in time of one woman's life as she tries to navigate personal grief along with the pressures of fittingly memorializing her husband in the public eye.

  • Pablo Larraín directed his first feature, FUGA, in 2005, followed by TONY MANERO (2008), which premiered in the Cannes Film Festival Directors’ Fortnight. His subsequent films include POST MORTEM (2010), which premiered in competition at the Venice International Film Festival; Oscar® nominee NO (2012); THE CLUB (AFI FEST 2015); and this year's JACKIE and NERUDA, also at AFI FEST 2016.

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