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Oscar Week Events


The Academy once again presented public events during Oscar week that included screenings of nominated films and onstage discussions with the filmmakers.

Animated and Live Action Shorts

Documentaries

Animated Features

Foreign Language Films

Makeup and Hairstyling

Past Events

Hollywood Story

Hollywood Story

Let There Be Fright: William Castle Scare Classics

Why Be Good?

Why Be Good?

U.S. Restoration Premiere

40 Years of Young Frankenstein

40 Years of Young Frankenstein

With Mel Brooks, Cloris Leachman, Teri Garr and Michael Gruskoff

Illusions of Flight

The Right Stuff

Hollywood Takes to the Air

The Tingler

The Tingler

Let There Be Fright: William Castle Scare Classics

Illusions of Flight

Illusions of Flight

Hollywood Takes to the Air

Illusions of Flight

Lilac Time

Hollywood Takes to the Air

Illusions of Flight

Twelve O'Clock High

Hollywood Takes to the Air

Mo Better Blues

Mo' Better Blues

A Spike Lee Joints Retrospective

Movies In Your Brain

Movies In Your Brain

The Science of Cinematic Perception

Beau and Jeff Bridges: A Brotherly Bond at the Academy

Beau and Jeff Bridges

A Brotherly Bond at the Academy

Inside Man

Inside Man

A Spike Lee Joints Retrospective

Van Gogh

Van Gogh

U.S. Premiere of Digital Restoration

Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads

Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads

A Spike Lee Joints Retrospective

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night

80th Anniversary Screening

Bad 25

4 Little Girls

A Spike Lee Joints Retrospective

Behind the Score - The Art of the Film Composer

Behind the Score

The Art of the Film Composer

Library Tours

Library Tours

Beverly Hills Centennial

Bad 25

Bad 25

A Spike Lee Joints Retrospective

Malcom X - A Spike Lee Joints Retrospective

Malcom X

A Spike Lee Joints Retrospective

Do The Right Thing (NY)

Do The Right Thing (NY)

Conversation for Closing Night of BAMcinemaFest

She's Gotta Have It

She's Gotta Have It

A Spike Lee Joints Retrospective

Do The Right Thing - A Spike Lee Joints Retrospective

Bamboozled

A Spike Lee Joints Retrospective

Jump - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Jump

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

25th Hour

25th Hour

The opening of WAKE UP! and a screening of 25th Hour

Do The Right Thing - A Spike Lee Joints Retrospective

Do The Right Thing

25th Anniversary Screening and Conversation

West Beyrouth - Arab Cinema Classics

West Beyrouth

Arab Cinema Classics

Whitey – United States of America v. James J. Bulger

Whitey

United States of America v. James J. Bulger

Eroica - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Eroica

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Brand new restoration

Pharaoh - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Pharaoh

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer

First Look

Live Commentary - Napoleon Dynamite

Napoleon Dynamite

Live Commentary

Al-Mummia - Arab Cinema Classics

Al-Mummia

Arab Cinema Classics

Bab el Hadid - Arab Cinema Classics

Bab el Hadid

Arab Cinema Classics

41st Student Academy Awards

41st Student Academy Awards

Student Filmmakers Honored by the Academy

The Hourglass Sanatorium - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

The Hourglass Sanatorium — Cinefamily

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Black Cross - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Black Cross

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

On The Waterfront

On The Waterfront

60th Anniversary, with Eva Marie Saint in person

Chimes at Midnight - The Essential Orson Welles

Chimes at Midnight

The Essential Orson Welles

F For Fake - The Essential Orson Welles

F For Fake

The Essential Orson Welles

The Saragossa Manuscript - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

The Saragossa Manuscript

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Man of Iron - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Man of Iron

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Mother Joan of The Angels - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Mother Joan of The Angels

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

The Trial - The Essential Orson Welles

The Trial

The Essential Orson Welles

Touch of Evil - The Essential Orson Welles

Touch of Evil

The Essential Orson Welles

The Lady From Shanghai - The Essential Orson Welles

The Lady from Shanghai

The Essential Orson Welles

Mr Arkadin - The Essential Orson Welles

Mr Arkadin

The Essential Orson Welles

The Hourglass Sanatorium - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

The Hourglass Sanatorium

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

The Stranger - The Essential Orson Welles

The Stranger

The Essential Orson Welles

Blind Chance - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

Blind Chance

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

A Short Film About Killing - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

A Short Film About Killing

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

Innocent Sorcerers - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

Innocent Sorcerers

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

The Promised Land - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

The Promised Land

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

The Magnificent Ambersons - The Essential Orson Welles

The Magnificent Ambersons

The Essential Orson Welles

Night Train - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

Night Train

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

Citizen Kane - The Essential Orson Welles

Citizen Kane

The Essential Orson Welles

The Academy Launches Deconstructing Gravity

Deconstructing Gravity

With Tim Webber, Max Solomon, Mark Sanger and Cady Coleman

The Constant Factor - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

The Constant Factor

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

Bread and Chocolate - 40th Anniversary Screening

Bread and Chocolate

40th Anniversary Screening

Ashes and Diamonds - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

Ashes and Diamonds

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

Grey Gardens (NY)

Grey Gardens (NY)

With special guest Albert Maysles

Too Much Johnson - The Essential Orson Welles Series

Too Much Johnson

The Essential Orson Welles

Camouflage - Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

Camouflage

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of The Polish Cinema

Grey Gardens

Grey Gardens

The fascinating eccentricities of the Beales newly restored by the Criterion Collection and the Academy Film Archive

The Decline of Western Civilization

The Decline of Western Civilization

A blistering depiction of the early 1980s Los Angeles punk scene.

The Decline of Western Civilization Part III

The Decline of Western Civilization Part III

The powerful final chapter in the trilogy.

Only Lovers Left Alive

Only Lovers Left Alive

Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston are a married couple separated by an ocean in writer/director Jim Jarmusch's newest film.

Twentieth Century-Fox – The Zanuck-Skouras Years, 1935–1965

Twentieth Century-Fox

The Zanuck-Skouras Years, 1935–1965

Jim Jarmusch: Stranger Than Paradise

Stranger Than Paradise

Piddling New York City gambler John Lurie unwittingly plays host to his wayfaring Hungarian cousin, Eszter Balint, in his cramped studio apartment.

Jim Jarmusch: Dead Man

Dead Man

Johnny Depp is a man lost in the sublime and surreal American frontier in Jim Jarmusch's 'acid Western.'

Jim Jarmusch: Mystery Train

Mystery Train

In a tumble-down Memphis hotel run by rock ‘n roll royal  Screamin’ Jay Hawkins (with bellboy Cinqué Lee, brother of Spike Lee, in tow) three stories unfold.

Oscar Concert

Oscar Concert

Hosted by Common

Documentaries

Showcase of Nominated Docs and Shorts (DC)

Presented by the Academy in partnership with The Charles Guggenheim Center

Jim Jarmusch: Down By Law

Down By Law

Writer/director Jim Jarmusch's third feature is a stylish and mordantly comical take on the classic prison drama.

Animated Features

Animated Features

Hosted by John C. Reilly

Foreign Language Films

Foreign Language Films

Moderated by Mark Johnson

Makeup and Hairstyling

Makeup and Hairstyling

Moderated by Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch Governor Leonard Engelman

Global Glimpses

Global Glimpses (DC)

At National Geographic Live in Washington, D.C

Animated and Live Action Shorts

Animated and Live Action Shorts

Screenings of all the 2013 Oscar-nominated shorts

Documentaries

Documentaries

Clips from all nominated Documentary Feature and Documentary Short Subject films

Documentary Features (NY)

Documentary Features (NY)

Presented by the Academy and the International Documentary Association

Special Screening of 'Network' (NY)

Special Screening of "Network" (NY)

Presented by The Academy and The New York Times

Animated, Live Action and Documentary Shorts (NY)

Shorts (NY)

Animated, Live Action and Documentary Shorts version.

Past Events from 2013

Like Magic

Like Magic

"Like Magic" explored cinema's roots in stage magic and sleight of hand.

A Century Ago: The Films of 1913

A Century Ago: The Films of 1913

The Final Reign of One-Reel Films.

The Thief and the Cobbler

The Thief and the Cobbler

The First Public Screening of Richard Williams's original version.

Shane

Home Movie Day and Hollywood Home Movies IV

Two unique events celebrating amateur filmmaking.

Shane

Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Featured a live read of selected scenes from the fellows’ winning scripts.

Shane

Life on the Home Front

A selection of rarely seen films designed to emphasize American unity for the war effort on the home front.

Shane

"Z" (NY)

Costa-Gavras and Chris Terrio at a screening of the Oscar-winning thriller.

Shane

"Shane" (LA)

A 60th anniversary screening of the classic western

The Apu Trilogy

This Amazing Medium with Richard Williams

The Oscar-winning animator discusses his influences and their role in his work.

Closely Watched Trains

"Closely Watched Trains"

The classic 1967 Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film on the big screen, plus an onstage discussion with the film's director.

Real to Reel: The Art of Action

Real to Reel: The Art of Action

"Real to Reel" explored how stunt artists collaborate with creative teams and utilize emerging technologies to help create complex movie stunts.

An Academy Tribute to Gabriel Figueroa

An Academy Tribute to Gabriel Figueroa

In celebration of the exhibition "Under the Mexican Sky: Gabriel Figueroa – Art and Film" Co-presented by the Academy and LACMA

Shane

"Shane" (NY)

A 60th anniversary screening of the classic western

The Apu Trilogy

Satyajit Ray's "The Apu Trilogy"

The Academy presented new prints of Satyajit Ray's acclaimed "The Apu Trilogy."

Silent Salon

Silent Salon

In collaboration with the Academy, Villa Aurora hosted a program of silent films featuring some of Hollywood's top silent-era comedians.

The Princess Bride

"The Princess Bride" Live Commentary

The Academy's first live commentary event featuring director Rob Reiner and host Jason Reitman.

Les Blank

An Academy Salute to Les Blank

A salute to prolific documentarian Les Blank (1935-2013), featuring three new restorations of his work.

Scriptnotes

Scriptnotes at the Academy

Screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin celebrate the 100th episode of their Scriptnotes podcast

Wong Kar Wai

An Academy Salute to Wong Kar Wai

The Academy’s summer celebration of kung fu continued with a salute to writer-director Wong Kar Wai.

The Iconic Moment

The Iconic Moment

The Los Angeles Film Festival co-presents a celebration of the craft of costume design.

Dial M

"Dial M for Murder"

A restored 3D digital screening with introduction by visual effects artist Rob Legato.

Jackie Chan

Alfred Hitchcock's "Blackmail"

The silent and sound versions of the thriller classic from the Master of Suspense.

Jackie Chan

An Academy Salute to Jackie Chan

The Academy’s summer of kung fu continues with a salute to this renowned martial arts master, action star and comedian.

Oscars Docs

Oscar's Docs: American Stories from the 1970s

Presented in partnership with the Charles Guggenheim Center for Documentary Film and the Foundation for the National Archives.

Turning the Page

Turning the Page: Storytelling in the Digital Age

A look at how emerging technologies can influence the craft of screenwriting.

The Real Indies

The Real Indies: A Close Look at Orphan Films

A look at previously neglected works deserving preservation and revival.

Deconstructing Pi

Deconstructing Pi

A look at breakthrough visual effects work that went into crafting the film "Life of Pi."

VFX Convergence

VFX Convergence

A cross-disciplinary look at the constantly evolving craft of visual effects.

Wayne's World

"Wayne's World"

A celebration of the influential pop culture film's 21st, with stars Mike Myers, Dana Carvey and more.

Enter the Dragon

"Enter the Dragon"

A 40th anniversary screening of the first "kung fu" film produced by a major Hollywood studio.

Beyond the Infinite

Beyond the Infinite: Science Fiction After Kubrick

A LACMA Exhibition Film Series featuring Academy Film Archive prints of two Saul Bass films.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

An evening celebrating animation's golden age with the screening and panel discussion of "Roger Rabbit."

Danny Boyle

Conversation with Danny Boyle (NY)

A discussion with Danny Boyle and a special screening of his feature film debut, "Shallow Grave."

Jurassic Park

"Jurassic Park"

A special screening of "Jurassic Park" in 3D and an onstage discussion with crew members.

Cuban Women Filmmakers

The Foreign Film Renaissance on American Screens 1946-1973

An evening with Tino Balio, author of The Foreign Film Renaissance on American Screens 1946-1973.

Cuban Women Filmmakers

Cuban Women Filmmakers 2013 Showcase

A showcase of short, documentary and feature films directed by Cuban women.

The Oscars

Oscar Celebrates: Makeup and Hairstyling

Celebrate the work of this year's Oscar nominees in the Makeup and Hairstyling category.

The Oscars

Oscar Celebrates: Foreign Language Films

Celebrate the work of this year's nominated Foreign Language Films.

The Oscars

Showcase of Nominated Docs and Shorts (DC)

Celebrate films in the Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film and Animated Short Film categories.

The Oscars

Oscar Celebrates: Animated Features

Celebrate the work of this year's Oscar nominees in the Animated Feature Film category.

The Oscars

Oscar Celebrates: Docs

Celebrate the work of the nominated films in Documentary Short Subject and Documentary Feature categories.

The Oscars

Oscar Celebrates: Shorts

Celebrate the work of all the nominated films in the Animated and Live Action Short Film categories.

The Oscars

Oscar Celebrates: Shorts and Doc Shorts (NY)

Oscars featured screenings of the ten nominated films in Short Film and Documentary Short Subjects.

The Oscars

Global Glimpses (DC)

Oscars featured screenings for Best Foreign Language Film.

The Oscars

Oscar's Docs, 1955 - 2002: American Stories (NY)

The annual collaboration between the Academy and MoMA's Department of Film highlights documentary films.

Past Events from 2012

Pedro Almódovar

Pedro Almodóvar Tribute

A celebration of the groundbreaking career of director, writer, producer and fabulador, Pedro Almodóvar.

Films of 1912

A Century Ago: The Films of 1912

The Los Angeles celebration of the year 1912 with selected films presented on a 1901 hand-cranked Power's model 6 cameragraph.

Color in Motion

Color in Motion: The Art and Science of Color in the Movies

A Color and Imaging Conference event revealing the secrets of bringing color to the screen. .

Films of 1912

A Century Ago: The Films of 1912 (Bay Area)

A celebration of the year 1912 and its developmental contributions to motion pictures.

White Christmas

"White Christmas" (Bay Area)

Rob Hummel and Craig Barron explore the widescreen VistaVision format.

Forgotten Planet

Mysteries of the Krell: Making "Forbidden Planet" (Bay Area)

Craig Barron and Ben Burtt discuss special effects and sound design secrets.

White Christmas

"White Christmas"

A two-night celebration of Danny Kaye's Centennial with the holiday favorite.

Saul Bass

Saul Bass

An event highlighting the work of legendary graphic designer and director Saul Bass.

The Ring

"The Ring"

The American premiere of the new BFI restoration of this inventive silent film.

Dracula

Prime Tech: "Bram Stoker's Dracula"

A 20th anniversary screening of Francis Ford Coppola's Oscar-winning film.

Stanley Kubrick

An Academy Salute to Stanley Kubrick

A celebration of the life and innovative work of the legendary filmmaker.

Show People

"Show People"

King Vidor's silent comedy about the magic of making movies.

Universal

A Monstrous Centennial: Universal's Legacy of Horror

13 fright-filled classics celebrating the 100th anniversary of Universal Pictures.

Universal

Preserving Grain, Presenting Pixels (DC)

A discussion of "the digital dilemma" when facing the task of preserving and restoring our motion picture history

China Onscreen Biennial

China Onscreen Biennial

A bicoastal promotion of U.S-China dialogue through the art of film.

A Man and a Woman

"A Man and a Woman" (NY)

The Oscar-winning romantic French classic starring Anouk Aimée.

Ann Roth

A Salute to Ann Roth (NY)

A celebration of the legendary costume designer.

The Music of Bond

The Music of Bond

Discover the secrets behind the iconic music for the world's most famous secret agent.

Limelight

"Limelight"

A 60th Anniversary presentation of Charlie Chaplin's final masterpiece.

ET

"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" (Bay Area)

Part of the "Prime Tech" screening series, the Sci-Tech Council presents a 30th anniversary screening of Steven Spielberg's classic film.

Brazil

The First Academy "Film-to-Film" Festival

A three-day festival sampling movie treasures from the Academy Film Archive

RKO

RKO Radio Pictures: A Titan Is Born

An Academy Film Scholars lecture with Richard B. Jewell and screening of "Bachelor Mother."

Hubley Tribute

An Academy Tribute to John and Faith Hubley

A salute to the Oscar-winning couple who revolutionized independent animation.

Jerry Lewis

Both Sides of the Camera

The Innovative Genius of Jerry Lewis

Inside the Vaults

Inside the Vaults

10th Anniversary of the Academy's Pickford Center with behind-the-scenes tours and a film program of two restored rarities.

The Science of Hollywood Superheroes

The Science of Hollywood Superheroes

The science behind superhero movies with host Adam Weiner and the films' creative teams.

The Last 70mm Film Festival

The Last 70mm Film Festival

Monday night screenings of six 70mm classics, each from a different genre.

Thank God It's Friday

"Thank God It's Friday" (NY)

A Monday Nights with Oscar presentation of the zany disco comedy with all-star cast.

Lawrence of Arabia

"Lawrence of Arabia"

U.S. premiere of the 50th-anniversary restoration of the classic Best Picture winner.

The Princess Bride

"The Princess Bride"

The all-time family favorite returns with an "inconceivable" new print.

NASA Animation

Capturing the Final Frontier

A special evening of space exploration with NASA and the Academy.

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

"The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp"

The West Coast premiere of the newly restored, full-length version.

SAA

SAA Screenings (DC)

A special presentation of this year's Student Academy Award gold medal winners.

An Officer and a Gentleman

"An Officer and a Gentleman" (NY)

A presentation of one of Paramount studio's most popular films of the early 1980s.

SAA

39th Student Academy Awards

The Academy's annual ceremony honoring outstanding college and university filmmakers from across the country and abroad.

Hollywood Dogs

Hollywood Dogs

A look at the unique stardom of some of Hollywood's top four-legged actors, from Rin Tin Tin to Uggie.

Contemporary Documentaries

2011–2012 Contemporary Documentaries

The 30th annual series continued with a showcase of feature-length and short documentaries drawn from the 2010 nominations.

Digital Animator

The Development of the Digital Animator

A panel of some of the pioneers of digital animation revisits the long path from laboratory to cineplex.

Barry Lyndon

"Barry Lyndon" (NY)

Bennett Miller introduces a special screening of Stanley Kubrick's 1975 period film, which won four Academy Awards.

Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly: Choreography and the Camera

This second night on Gene Kelly focuses on his role in changing the look of dance on film.

Gene Kelly

A Centennial Tribute to Gene Kelly

A special gala evening of film clips, stories and personal remembrances of motion picture legend Gene Kelly.

To Kill a Mockingbird

"To Kill a Mockingbird" (NY)

A 50th Anniversary Screening of the Academy Award winning film, featured a new digital restoration.

Inside the Booth

Inside the Booth - A Journey Through Projection

An in-depth look at the evolution of motion picture projection, exploring advances from early cinema through digital technology.

Gentleman's Agreement

"Gentleman's Agreement" (NY)

A 65th anniversary screening of the 1947 Best Picture winner, the story of a journalist who adopts a Jewish identity to expose anti-Semitism.

To Kill a Mockingbird

"To Kill a Mockingbird"

A 50th anniversary screening introduced by Tavis Smiley with guests Mary Badham, Dr. Terrence Roberts, and Connie Rice.

Breathless

"Breathless"

This classic film launched a global passion for "La Nouvelle Vague," and made Jean Seberg and Jean-Paul Belmondo international stars.

Hollywood Copyright Wars

Hollywood's Copyright Wars

A presention by Academy Film Scholar Peter Decherney, author of the new book Hollywood's Copyright Wars.

Cavalcade

"Cavalcade"

A special screening of Oscar Winner "Cavalcade," hosted by Brad Rosenstein.

40 Years of Sound for Film

40 Years of Sound for Film

Chris Newman and Tom Fleischman demonstrated how the raw tracks recorded on set become the finished soundtrack.

Oscar Week

Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Symposium

Oscar Week's culminating public event celebrates the achievement of the nominees in the Makeup category.

Oscar Week

Foreign Language Film Award Nominees Symposium

This evening brought together the directors of the motion pictures nominated in the Foreign Language Film category.

Oscar Week

Animated Feature Symposium

The Animated Feature Symposium celebrated the work of the 2011 Oscar nominees in the Animated Feature Film category.

Oscar Week

Docs!

"Docs!" night spotlighted the work of the nominated filmmakers in the Documentary Short Subject and Documentary Feature categories.

Oscar Week

Shorts!

"Shorts!" featured screenings of all the Oscar-nominated films in the Animated and Live Action Short Film categories.

Oscar Week

Shorts! And Doc Shorts!

Screenings of the nominated films in the Animated and Live Action Short Film categories and the Documentary Short Subject category.

Oscar Week

Global Glimpses

Films nominated for Best Foreign Language Film were screened at the National Geographic's Grosvenor Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

Wings

"Wings"

The premiere of the 2011 digital restoration of "Wings" by Paramount Pictures in cooperation with the Academy Film Archive.

Past Events from 2011

It's A Wonderful Life

"It's A Wonderful Life" (NY)

Monday Nights with Oscar presented: Making the Holiday Classic "It's a Wonderful Life." More

The Last Picture Show

"The Last Picture Show"

Hosted by Luke Wilson, this evening featured an onstage cast and crew reunion. More

It's A Wonderful Life

"It's A Wonderful Life"

A unique look at the sound and visual effectsof a beloved holiday classic. More

Contemporary Documentaries

2011–2012 Contemporary Documentaries

A showcase for feature-length and short documentaries. More

Food, Inc.

"Food, Inc." (Washington, D.C.)

A screening of Oscar-nominated documentary "Food, Inc." More

The Films of 1911

A Century Ago: The Films of 1911 (Bay Area)

A celebration of 100-year-old films, presented with live musical accompaniment. More

John Huston

The Rise of Non-Fiction Movies

Moderated by R.J. Cutler, this evening featured an esteemed panel of filmmakers. More

Pierre Etaix

Pierre Étaix: The Laughter Returns

Featuring Pierre Étaix in person and screenings of "Le Grand Amour" and his Oscar-winning short "Heureux Anniversaire" More

Saul Bass

Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design (NY)

The premiere of the Academy Film Archive’s new restoration of Bass’s Oscar-winning short "Why Man Creates."More

Vanessa Redgrave

An Academy Salute to Vanessa Redgrave (London)

The Academy celebrated the career of six-time Oscar nominee Vanessa Redgrave with our first-ever European tribute to an actor.More

The Great White

"The Great White Hope"

A special screening of "The Great White Hope,"starring James Earl Jones, presented in celebration of his Honorary Award.More

The Color Purple

"The Color Purple"

A special screening of "The Color Purple," presented in celebration of Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient Oprah Winfrey.More

The Exorcist

"The Exorcist"

A special screening of "The Exorcist" that featured the groundbreaking makeup designs of Dick Smith....More

Films of 1911

A Century Ago: The Films of 1911

Heroes and heroines were the focus of this celebration of 100-year-old films...More

Mary Blair

Mary Blair's World of Color

The 17th Marc Davis Celebration of Animation - A centennial tribute to the amazing artist.More

Judgment at Nuremberg

"Judgment at Nuremberg"

A Larry King hosted special 50th anniversary screening featuring an onstage discussion with Oscar-winning actor Maximilian Schell, and...More

Amateur Night

Amateur Night

An eclectic compilation of amateur films, from "Atom Bomb" to "Butt Shakers"and...More

Hollywood Home Movies

Hollywood Home Movies III

Unique, rarely screened home movie footage from Hollywood's Golden Age...More

Movie Day

Home Movie Day

Bring your own home movies to see and share at this annual celebration of amateur films and filmmaking...More

Malcolm McDowell

Malcolm McDowell: His Life and Career

Malcolm McDowell established his career as an actor playing rebellious youths.More

John Hubley

Academy Salute to John Hubley

"Monday Nights with Oscar" celebrated the life and career of one of animation's most innovative and influential designer-directors.More

The White Shadow

"The White Shadow"

Alfred Hitchcock's earliest credited feature.More

Hollywood Left and Right

Hollywood Left and Right

A series of lectures spotlighting recipients of Scholars grantsMore

Giant

"Giant"

A George Stevens Lecture Series event with special guest Carroll BakerMore

A Trip to the Moon

"A Trip to the Moon"

A special screening of "A Trip to the Moon" in color More

Thelma & Louise

"Thelma & Lousie"

With an onstage cast-and-crew reunion. More

Empire of the Sum

A Celebration of Takuo "Tak" Miyagishima

With a screening of "Empire of the Sun." More

Summer of Silents

Summer of Silents

Photoplay Award Winners of the Silent Era. More

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Breakfast at Tiffany's (NY)

A 50th anniversary screening featuring a new digital restoration. More

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Breakfast at Tiffany's

A 50th anniversary screening featuring a new digital restoration. More

Forbidden Planet

Mysteries of the Krell: Making the Sci-Fi Epic "Forbidden Planet"

An evening celebrating the technology behind this 1956 sci-fi classic, hosted by Oscar winners Craig Barron and Ben Burtt. More

38th Student Academy Award Gold Medal Winners

A free screening of the 2011 Student Academy Award gold medal-winning films in Washington, D.C. More

A Celebration of Cuban Film

A special evening celebrating recent Cuban cinema. More

Monday Nights with Oscar: "Upstream" (NY)

A special screening of a newly restored print of John Ford's 1927 silent film "Upstream," which was recently discovered in the New Zealand Film Archive. More

Prime Tech Series: "Raiders of the Lost Ark"

A 30th anniversary screening featuring an onstage discussion with members of the film's crew, presented by the Academy's Science and Technology Council. More

38th Student Academy Awards

This popular annual event honors outstanding college filmmakers. Past winners have gone on to earn 43 Oscar nominations, individually or collaboratively, and have won or shared eight Academy Awards. More

An Academy Tribute to Robert Benton

The Academy presented a special evening celebrating the career of writer, director and producer Robert Benton. More

Contemporary Documentaries

A survey of outstanding recent work in the documentary field. More

Cinematography in the Digital Age

Exploring how current skills and techniques of cinematographers have evolved from traditional methodologies used when working with celluloid film. More

"The Garden of the Finzi-Continis" (1971)

A 40th anniversary screening featuring the premiere of a restored print.More

Evolution or Revolution? Production Design in the 21st Century

Top production designers and set decorators presented a four-part Academy seminar series, with film clips and Q&A with the audience.More

Monday Nights with Oscar presents "The Bicycle Thief"

Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese introduced a screening of the landmark Italian neorealist film directed by Vittorio De Sica. More

Sophia Loren

An Academy Tribute to Sophia Loren

The Academy celebrated the film career of Oscar-winning actress Sophia Loren during a gala evening. Browse photos and watch video highlights from the event. More

Gregory Peck

Gregory Peck Commemorative Stamp Event

The Academy and the U.S. Postal Service celebrated the release of a new postage stamp honoring Gregory Peck, the 17th stamp in the Legends of Hollywood series. More

Bye Bye Birdie

Bye Bye Birdie

The premiere of a new digital restoration of “Bye Bye Birdie” (1963), with special guests Ann-Margret and Bobby Rydell. More

Chris Newman

Monday Nights with Oscar: An Evening of Sound with Chris Newman and Tom Fleischman

Two renowned sound mixers present an evening of film clips demonstrating how raw tracks become the finished soundtrack. More

Water and Power

Optical Architect: An Evening with Pat O'Neill

An onstage conversation with experimental filmmaker and optical effects artist Pat O'Neill. More

The Virtual Life of Film

The Virtual Life of Film

Academy Film Scholar D.N. Rodowick presented highlights from his book. More

Tarzan

Hollywood & Vines: The Movie Magic of Tarzan (Bay Area)

Exploring some of the secrets behind the making of "Tarzan and His Mate"(1934) and "Tarzan Finds a Son!"(1939). More

White Heat

White Heat (NY)

The Academy explored film noir with a screening of "White Heat," the movie that marked the return of James Cagney to the gangster genre that made him a star. More

Animated Features

Oscar-Nominated Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Symposium

This year's Makeup nominees discuss their creative processes and present clips, photos and models of their work. More

Animated Features

Foreign Language Film Award Symposium

A panel discussion with 2010 nominees. More

Animated Features

Animated Feature Symposium

Celebrating the work of the 2010 Oscar nominees. More

Docs!

Docs!

Spotlighting the work of the nominated filmmakers in the Documentary Short Subject and Documentary Feature categories. More

Shorts!

Shorts!

A screening of all the 2010 Oscar-nominated films in the Animated and Live Action Short Film categories, plus an onstage discussion with the filmmakers. More

Shorts and Doc Shorts

Shorts! and Doc Shorts!

A presentation of the Oscar-nominated films in the Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film and Documentary Short Subject categories. More

Past Events from 2010

Wild Rivers

Wild River

Part of Monday Nights with Oscar. More

Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy

Part of Monday Nights with Oscar. More

Where Do We Go From Here?

Where Do We Go From Here?

An evening exploring what could be in the future for motion pictures. More

D.W. Griffith

Griffith in CA

Hollywood's earliest films from a century ago. More

Previs

Visualize This

“Star Trek” writer-producer Damon Lindelof hosted an evening on the pre-production process of previsualization. More

Contemporary Docs

Contemporary Documentaries

A Survey of Outstanding Recent Work in the Documentary Field. More

Funny Girl

Funny Girl (NY)

The Academy celebrated the return of "Monday Nights with Oscar" by presenting the crowd-pleasing musical "Funny Girl" (1968). More

Vietnam

New Voices from Vietnam

Featuring eighteen new feature, short and documentary films. More

Dang Nhat Minh

An Academy Salute to Director Dang Nhat Minh

An onstage conversation with director Dang Nhat Minh and more. More

1910

A Century Ago: The Films of 1910

Films made 100 years ago return to the big screen. Presented on a hand-cranked motion picture machine. More

Suzannah Grant

Perspectives on Screenwriting

Screenwriters Susannah Grant, Ehren Kruger and Andrew Marlowe give their perspectives on writing for the screen. More

Upstream

“Upstream” – Washington, D.C.

Presenting John Ford’s silent comedy “Upstream” (1927). More

Tarzan

Swing Time

Presented as an installment of the George Stevens Lecture Series More

Tarzan

Me Tarzan, You Technology

Exploring the Magic of Tarzan in the Movies. More

Monsters in the Movies

Monsters in the Movies

Exploring the evolution of creature technology in feature films . More

Wild River

Wild River

Featuring a new Academy Film Archive restoration in CinemaScope. More

Blake Edwards

An Evening with Blake Edwards

Featuring a screening of his Hollywood satire “S.O.B.” More

Alex North

A Centennial Salute to Composer Alex North

Featuring a screening of “The Misfits.” More

The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

An Oscar Noir encore. More

3D Rarities

3D Rarities: From 1900 and Beyond

Presented by film historian and archivist Serge Bromberg of Lobster Films, Paris. More

Upstream

Lost and Found: “Upstream”

The U.S. re-premiere of a recently discovered 1927 John Ford silent film. More

The Blue Dahlia

Oscar Noir

1940s Writing Nominees from Hollywood’s Dark Side More

For Scenti-Mental Reasons

Chuck Jones Shorts

All nine Oscar-nominated and winning shorts directed by Chuck Jones More

Bob Peterson

Voices of Character

Celebrating the unique talents of artists who perform the voices of animated characters. More

For All Mankind

Out of this World: The Science of Space Movies

A three-part program exploring the science of space movies. More

Petro Vlahos

A Conversation with Petro Vlahos

An evening with special effects inventor and engineer Petro Vlahos. More

Gloria Stuart

An Academy Centennial Celebration with Gloria Stuart

A celebration of Gloria Stuart’s career and her 100th birthday. More

Rudolph Valentino

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Starring Rudolph Valentino. More

Cyclops

Ray Harryhausen Double Feature

“20 Million Miles to Earth” (1957) and “The 7th Voyage of Sinbad” (1958). More

Getting Perspective III

Getting Perspective III: Exploring the Craft of 3D Movie Technology

3D techniques for animated and live action motion pictures. More

South Pacific

South Pacific

With special guests Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, France Nuyen and Rod Gilfry. More

Prisoner of Zenda

Prisoner of Zenda (Bay Area)

A rare screening of the 1937 adventure-romance starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr. More

Student Academy Awards

37th Student Academy Awards

Honoring outstanding college and university filmmakers. More

Contemporary Documentaries

Contemporary Documentaries

A showcase for feature-length and short documentaries. More

Illuminating the Future

Illuminating the Future

The Arrival of Solid State Lighting More

Tommy

Tommy

A 35th anniversary screening of The Who’s electrifying rock opera. More

Avatar

What’s Opera, Doc?

Animation and Classical Music More

Die Nibelungen

Fritz Lang’s “Die Nibelungen”

Part I: Siegfried and Part II: Kriemhild’s Revenge More

Avatar

Acting in the Digital Age

Featuring cast and crew from “Avatar” and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” More

The Cove

Oscar’s Docs, Part Six

Academy Award-Winning Documentaries 2004–2009 More

Noel Coward

An Academy Salute to Noël Coward

Three evenings of film screenings, plus rare theatrical footage and a live performance. More

Sean Connery

The Hunt for Red October

A 20th anniversary screening. More

Meet the Oscars

Meet the Oscars

An exhibition for Oscar fans in Chicago and New York. More

Makeup Symposium

Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Symposium

The nominees presented film clips, photographs and models of their work. More

Juan Jose Campanella

Foreign Language Film Award Nominees Symposium

A panel discussion with the directors of the 2009 nominated films. More

Pete Docter

Animated Feature Symposium

A panel discussion with the 2009 nominees. More

Matthew O'Neill and Jon Alpert

Docs!

Celebrating the work of the nominated filmmakers in the documentary categories. More

Juanita Wilson and James Flynn

Shorts!

Screenings of all the 2009 Oscar-nominated live action and animated short films. More

Oscar

Shorts! (New York)

Screenings of all the 2009 Oscar-nominated live action and animated short films.More

Oscar

Global Glimpses (Washington DC)

Screenings of all the 2009 Oscar-nominated foreign language films. More

Docs and Shorts DC

Documentaries and Shorts (Washington, D.C.)

Screenings of all the 2009 Oscar-nominated documentaries and shorts. More

Past Events from 2009

Kevin Costner

Field of Dreams

A 20th anniversary screening featuring Kevin Costner More

An Animated Salute to UPA (New York)

Hosted by John Canemaker More

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)

Hosted by Craig Barron More

Man on Wire

Contemporary Documentaries

A showcase of documentaries from 2008 More

Hiawatha

A Century Ago: The Films of 1909 (Bay Area)

Featuring live musical accompaniment by Michael Mortilla More

Mary Pickford

A Century Ago: The First Films of Mary Pickford

Featuring live musical accompaniment by Michael Mortilla More

Thoth

Oscar’s Docs, Part Five

Academy Award-Winning Documentaries 1998–2003 More

Deborah Kerr and Burt Lancaster

From Here to Eternity

Hosted by Lou Diamond Phillips More

Diane Keaton and Woody Allen

Manhattan (New York)

Monday Nights with Oscar More

Johnny Mercer

A Centennial Tribute to Johnny Mercer

Featuring performances by host Michael Feinstein More

Marlene Dietrich

Hollywood Home Movies II

Treasures from the Academy Film Archive More

The Mother

Up Close and Personal

Iranian Filmmakers in Their Own Words More

Keyboard

Perspectives on Editing

An Academy Seminar Series More

Jimmy Stewart

Hollywood’s Greatest Year (New York)

The Best Picture Nominees of 1939 More

Linwood Dunn

Linwood Dunn: Celebrating a Visual Effects Pioneer

Featuring a screening of “Citizen Kane” More

Bette Midler

The Rose

A 30th anniversary screening More

No Way Out

Joseph L. Mankiewicz Celebration (New York)

Featuring a screening of “No Way Out” More

Heavy-Light

Behind the Motion Picture Canvas

Examining Film Formats through the 21st Century More

The Adventures of Kathlyn

Movies! Moguls! Monkeys! and Murder Too!

Early motion pictures shot in Los Angeles from 1909–1914 More

Movie poster

Imitation of Life

A 50th anniversary screening More

Heavy-Light

Infinite Animation

The Work of Adam Beckett More

Keanu Reeves

When Worlds Collide

The Science of Movies More

Judy Garland

Hollywood’s Greatest Year

The Best Picture Nominees of 1939 More

Hayao Miyazaki

Marc Davis Celebration of Animation

Featuring Hayao Miyazaki More

Mel Brooks

A Tribute to Mel Brooks

Featuring Mel Brooks, in person. More

Spirited Away

Spirited Away

A screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s Oscar-winning film. More

Hubble Telescope

Astronaut as Filmmaker

Featuring the STS-125 Shuttle Crew. More

Hal Ashby

A Salute to Hal Ashby

Featuring a performance by Yusuf (formerly Cat Stevens) More

Abyss

The Abyss

A 20th Anniversary Screening More

Evelyn Brent

Underworld

Featuring the Alloy Orchestra More

Dick Smith

A Tribute to Dick Smith

The Godfather of Special Makeup Effects More

Poster

Gunga Din (New York)

A screening of the classic George Stevens’ adventure film. More

2009 Winners

2009 Student Academy Awards

Honoring outstanding college and university filmmakers. More

Cary Grant

“Gunga Din” – How Did They Do That?

A screening of the classic George Stevens’ adventure film. More

My Kid Could Paint That

2008–2009 Contemporary Documentaries

A survey of outstanding recent work in the documentary field. More

Marilyn and Alan Bergman

A Tribute to Alan and Marilyn Bergman

Hosted by Quincy Jones with special guest Barbra Streisand. More

Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Salute to Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Featuring a screening of “Suddenly, Last Summer” More

William N. Selig and chimp

Movies! Moguls! Monkeys! and Murder!

Screening of early motion pictures shot in Los Angeles between 1909 and 1914. More

Rob Hummel

The Big Picture

The Evolution of the Wide-Screen Film More

Milt Kahl

Milt Kahl

The Animation Michelangelo More

Chronicles of Riddick

Costume Design in the Digital Age

Designing for digital technology. More

D.W. Griffiths

The Films of 1908

Celebrating the film achievements of 1908. More

Marcello Mastroianni

“8½”

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Fellini’s Book of Dreams.More

Audrey Hepburn

“My Fair Lady” and “The Great Race”

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Dressed in Color: The Costumes.More

Douglas Fairbanks

The Iron Mask

Douglas Fairbanks’s last silent film. More

Douglas Fairbanks

The Thief of Bagdad

A rollicking adventure tale starring Douglas Fairbanks. More

Holding an Oscar statuette

Meet the Oscars, Chicago

Movie fans in Chicago had the chance to hold an actual Oscar. More

Oscar

Nominated Documentaries and Shorts

Screenings of all the nominated documentaries and short films. More

Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight

“Midnight Cowboy” (New York)

A special 40th anniversary screening. More

Conor O'Sullivan

Makeup Artist and Hairstylist Symposium

The nominees presented film clips, photographs and models of their work. More

Yojiro Takita

Foreign Language Film Award Nominees Symposium

The foreign language film directors discussed their work. More

Andrew Stanton

Animated Feature Symposium

The nominees discussed their creative process. More

Doug Sweetland

Shorts!

Screenings of all the 2008 Oscar-nominated live action and animated short films. More

Oscar

Shorts! (New York)

Screenings of all the 2008 Oscar-nominated live action and animated short films. More

Oscar

Global Glimpses (Washington, D.C.)

Screenings of all the 2008 Oscar-nominated foreign language films. More

Selected Past Events from 2008

2001: A Space Odyssey

“2001: A Space Odyssey”

Introduced by Tom Hanks More

Leslie Caron

An Academy Salute to Leslie Caron

Featuring a 50th anniversary screening of “Gigi” More

George Pal

George Pal: Discovering the Fantastic

Featuring a screening of “The War of the Worlds” More

Makeup Artists and Hairstylists

Makeup Artists & Hairstylists

A forum on contemporary technique More

Putting Looney in the Toons

Putting Looney in the Toons

A double centennial tribute to Tex Avery and Michael Maltese More

Sleeping Beauty

“Sleeping Beauty”

Featuring a newly restored digital version by Walt Disney Studios More

The Sound behind the Image II: Now Hear This!

The Sound behind the Image II: Now Hear This!

The evolution of sound in animation More

A Time for Burning

A Time for Burning

Featuring an onstage discussion with producer-director William C. Jersey More

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