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Last Year Widescreen

All screenings will feature pre-show presentations that may include shorts, trailers, cartoons and/or behind -the-scenes footage. 

Cinema has endured for decades through changes in technology and competing visual platforms, and now you can discover how studios and filmmakers – long before tablets, smartphones and the Internet – responded when audiences began trading regular visits to the movies for the ease and affordability of the first small screen: television. In response, many impressive widescreen cinematic formats were rolled out around the world and capitalized on the breathtaking width of the projected image, not to mention the heightened fidelity of stereophonic sound, to achieve effects far beyond the reach of TV sets. In connection with our event The New Audience: Moviegoing in a Connected World, This Is Widescreen offers a colorful assortment of films (including classic musicals, crime films, sci-fi chillers, ghost stories and more) that demonstrate how filmmakers found new means of engaging the flexibility of the cinema and the key larger-than-life film formats in the '50s and '60s – from the launch of Cinerama in 1952 and the subsequent widescreen boom that included CinemaScope, VistaVision, Todd-AO and others – plus highlights from the first wave of 'Scope filmmaking from around the globe.

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$5 general admission/$3 Academy members and students with a valid ID.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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Cinerama Holiday

 

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Lola Montes

 

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Carmen Jones / Bigger Than Life

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Carmen Jones / Bigger Than Life
MAY 30 - MAY 30 3:19 AM PDT - 3:19 AM PDT
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The Hidden Fortress

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Also in this series:

To Catch a Thief / Artists and Models

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To Catch a Thief / Artists and Models
MAY 30 - MAY 30 3:19 AM PDT - 3:19 AM PDT
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Shoot the Piano Player / Lola

Cinema has endured for decades in the face of competing visual storytelling mediums.

Shoot the Piano Player / Lola
MAY 30 - MAY 30 3:19 AM PDT - 3:19 AM PDT
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers / Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Cinema has endured for decades in the face of competing visual storytelling mediums.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers / Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
MAY 30 - MAY 30 3:19 AM PDT - 3:19 AM PDT
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Last Year at Marienbad / The Innocents

Cinema has endured for decades in the face of competing visual storytelling mediums.

Last Year at Marienbad / The Innocents
MAY 30 - MAY 30 3:19 AM PDT - 3:19 AM PDT
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Oklahoma!

Cinema has endured for decades in the face of competing visual storytelling mediums.

A Woman Is A Woman / Cruel Story of Youth

Cinema has endured for decades in the face of competing visual storytelling mediums.

A Woman Is A Woman / Cruel Story of Youth
MAY 30 - MAY 30 3:19 AM PDT - 3:19 AM PDT
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The Vikings

Cinema has endured for decades in the face of competing visual storytelling mediums.

Kwaidan

Cinema has endured for decades in the face of competing visual storytelling mediums.

Grand Prix

Cinema has endured for decades in the face of competing visual storytelling mediums.

The Big Gundown / Dragon Inn

 

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    The Big Gundown / Dragon Inn
    MAY 30 - MAY 30 3:19 AM PDT - 3:19 AM PDT
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    The Graduate / Point Blank

     

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    The Graduate / Point Blank
    MAY 30 - MAY 30 3:19 AM PDT - 3:19 AM PDT
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