Academy Doc Series Explores the Infinite
Beverly Hills, CA (November 30, 2011) – The IMAX feature "Hubble 3D" will screen as the final installment in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 30th annual "Contemporary Documentaries" series on Wednesday, December 7, at 7 p.m. at the California Science Center IMAX Theater in Exposition Park. Admission to the screening is free; parking at the Science Center is $10 (cash only).
Directed and produced by Toni Myers, "Hubble 3D" explores the far reaches of the universe and brings audiences alongside space-walking astronauts as they repair the Hubble Space Telescope. Cinematographer James Neihouse will be present to take questions from the audience following the screening.
This screening concludes Part One of the 30th annual "Contemporary Documentaries" series, showcasing feature-length and short documentaries drawn from the 2010 Academy Award® nominations, including the winners, as well as other important and innovative films considered by the Academy that year. Part Two of the series will begin in March 2012.
The California Science Center is located in Exposition Park, at the corner of Figueroa Street and 39th Street in Los Angeles. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. All seating is unreserved. For additional information, visit www.oscars.org or call (310) 247-3600.