2018 AFI Awards honorees include 'Black Panther,' 'Atlanta,' 'Roma' and 'The Americans'

Sonaiya Kelley, Los Angeles Times on

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The American Film Institute announced 10 films and 10 television shows as honorees of the 2018 AFI Awards this morning.

"BlacKkKlansman," "Black Panther," "Eighth Grade," "If Beale Street Could Talk," "The Favorite," "First Reformed," "Green Book," "Mary Poppins Returns," "A Quiet Place," and "A Star Is Born" were recognized as "culturally and artistically significant" films by the institute.

Netflix's "Roma," a Spanish-language film not eligible for the main list, was also recognized with an AFI Special Award which honors films outside the Institute's criteria for American film.

On the television side, FX's "The Americans," "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story," "Atlanta" and "Pose," HBO's "Barry" and "Succession," AMC's "Better Call Saul," Netflix's "The Kominsky Method," Amazon Prime's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," and NBC's "This Is Us" were all recognized.

The AFI Awards will be presented at an annual private luncheon on Jan. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles.

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