“Oscar’s Docs” Remembers the Holocaust
Kary Antholis, Michael Berenbaum and Jon Blair Will Participate in Post-screening Discussions
Beverly Hills, CA (November 3, 2008) — The 1995 Oscar®-winning documentaries “One Survivor Remembers” and “Anne Frank Remembered” will screen on Monday, November 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood as part of “Oscar’s Docs, Part Four: Academy Award®-Winning Documentaries 1988–1997.”
In the documentary short subject “One Survivor Remembers,” Holocaust survivor Gerda Weissman Klein describes her six-year ordeal as a victim of Nazi cruelty in which she lost her family, home, possessions and community. Oscar-winning producer Kary Antholis and co-producer Michael Berenbaum will participate in a post-screening discussion.
The documentary feature “Anne Frank Remembered” is the intimate biographical portrait of the young Jewish girl whose simple diary entries and observations brought the grim realities of the Holocaust to millions of readers around the world. The evening will feature an onstage discussion with Oscar-winning producer-director Jon Blair.
“Oscar’s Docs” is a comprehensive screening series of every short subject and feature to win the Academy Award for documentary filmmaking since the category was established in 1941.
The retrospective will feature the best available prints – often newly struck or restored editions from the documentary collection of the Academy Film Archive.
Tickets to each “Oscar’s Docs” screenings are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID.
Tickets are available for purchase by mail, online at www.oscars.org, or in person at the Academy box office at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard during regular business hours. Doors open one hour prior to the start of the event. All seating is unreserved.
The Linwood Dunn Theater is located at 1313 Vine Street in Hollywood. Free parking is available through the entrance on Homewood Avenue (one block north of Fountain Avenue).
For additional information, visit www.oscars.org or call (310) 247-3600.