Monday, November 1, 2010

Upcoming Academy Events




Perspectives on Screenwriting
Tuesday, November 2, 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater
Screenwriters Susannah Grant, Ehren Kruger and Andrew Marlowe give their perspectives on writing for the screen as part of the Academy’s 25th anniversary celebration of its Nicholl Fellowships program. > More

2010-2011 Contemporary Documentaries Series
Wednesday, November 3 and 17, 7 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater
A showcase of feature-length and short documentaries from 2009. November screenings include “The Beaches of Agn├Ęs,” “Capitalism: A Love Story” and more. > More

A Century Ago: The Films of 1910 (SOLD OUT - See standby ticket info)
Monday, November 8, 7:30 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater
Films made 100 years ago return to the big screen, including an early D.W. Griffith Civil War film, a Selig Company production of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” and other delights. Presented on a hand-cranked motion picture machine. > More

An Academy Salute to Director Dang Nhat Minh
Wednesday, November 10, 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater
On onstage conversation with director Dang Nhat Minh and several other visiting Vietnamese directors, and a screening of Minh’s “The Guava House” (2000). Presented in association with UCLA Film & Television Archive’s series “New Voices from Vietnam.” > More

Visualize This: Previs in the Making of “Star Trek”
Thursday, November 18, 8 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater
“Star Trek” writer-producer Damon Lindelof hosts an evening on the pre-production process of previsualization, featuring panelists who will explain how previs shaped key scenes in the film. > More

Griffith in California
Monday, November 29, 7:30 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater
A special screening of six films directed by D.W. Griffith a century ago in his first expedition to Southern California, plus the re-premiere of the recently re-discovered 1910 Selig film “The Sergeant.” > More

Where Do We Go from Here?
Thursday, December 2, 8 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater
An evening exploring what could be in the future for motion pictures, hosted by writer-director-producer Jerry Zucker, a co-founder of the Science & Entertainment Exchange. > More

Monday Nights with Oscar presents “Funny Girl”
Monday, November 15, 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International, New York City
The Academy celebrates the completion of theater renovations with a screening of the crowd-pleasing 1968 musical “Funny Girl,” which was nominated for eight Academy Awards including Best Picture. > More


Exhibitions
Up From the Vault: 85 Years of Treasures from the Warner Bros. Photo Lab
Through December 12 in the Academy’s Grand Lobby Gallery
An exhibition of photography from the Warner Bros. Photo Lab featuring 165 images of iconic stars from the last nine decades, including glamour portraits, ad art, publicity photos, behind-the-scenes shots and scene stills. > More

Ingmar Bergman: Truth and Lies
Through December 12 in the Academy’s Fourth Floor Gallery
An exhibition delving into the central themes and motifs of nine-time Oscar nominee Ingmar Bergman’s body of work, organized in cooperation with the Deutsche Kinemathek in Berlin. > More


Ticket Information
Los Angeles
Tickets and passes for Academy events in Los Angeles may be purchased online, by mail (PDF format), or in person at the Academy Box Office.

The Academy is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Academy is closed most major holidays. For additional information on Academy programs in Los Angeles, call (310) 247-3600 or visit www.oscars.org.

New York
Tickets and passes for Academy events in New York may be purchased online, by mail (PDF format), or in person at the door on the day of the event (subject to availability).

The Academy Theater at Lighthouse International is located at 111 East 59th Street in New York. For additional information, call (212) 821-9251 or visit www.oscars.org.

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