News // THE ACADEMY ANNOUNCES FALL SCREENINGS

Films celebrating anniversaries with screenings include The Exorcist and A Christmas Story.



The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced its fall programming lineup, including many classic films. The screenings will be held in both Los Angeles and New York and will host special guests, including artists who worked on select films.


The most notable screenings include the 25th anniversary of The War Room, the 45th anniversary of The Exorcist, and a special holiday screening of A Christmas Story featuring an appearance by actor Peter Billingsley.


SEPTEMBER


Edgar G. Ulmer's Detour (1945) - September 17, 7:30 p.m.

Linwood Dunn Theater, Hollywood

With special guest Arianna Ulmer Cipes. Restored by the Academy Film Archive and The Film Foundation in collaboration with Cinémathéque Royale de Belgique, the Museum of Modern Art and the Cinémathéque Francaise. Restoration funding provided by the George Lucas Family Foundation.


Women in Indie Animation - September 21, 7:00 p.m.

Academy at Metrograph, New York City

With filmmakers Signe Baumane, Emily Hubley, Candy Kugel, and Debra Solomon. Moderated by Oscar-winning producer Peggy Stern.


Food, Inc. (2009) - September 24, 7:30 p.m.

Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills

With Oscar-nominated director Robert Kenner, Oscar-nominated producer Elise Pearlstein, film subject Carole Morison, chef Roy Choi, Food Forward founder and executive director Rick Nahmias. Moderated by chef, author and radio host Evan Kleiman. Presented in partnership with the International Documentary Association (IDA), Participant Media and River Road Entertainment.


Salesman (1969) - September 27, 7:30 p.m.

Linwood Dunn Theater, Hollywood

With special guest Rebekah Maysles. Featuring a 35mm print restored by the Academy Film Archive and The Film Foundation, with funding provided by the George Lucas Family Foundation. Presented in partnership with the International Documentary Association (IDA).


OCTOBER


4th Annual Careers in Film Summit - October 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills

Academy members and film professionals share their expertise on careers in the motion picture industry in this day-long series of panel discussions.


The War Room (1993) 25th Anniversary - October 9, 7:30 p.m.

Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills

With Oscar-nominated directors Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker, and producers R.J. Cutler, Wendy Ettinger and Frazer Pennebaker. Additional panelists to be announced.


45th Student Academy Awards - October 11, 7 p.m.

Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills

The winning student filmmakers will receive their medal placements - gold, silver, bronze - in seven award categories. Gold medal-winning films will be screened after the ceremony.


An Evening with special effects artist Tom Savini - October 13, 7:00 p.m.

Academy at Metrograph, New York City

IN-person appearance by producer, actor and special effects artist Tom Savini (Dawn of the Dead), featuring clips from his films and onstage conversation. Followed by a presentation of From Dusk Till Dawn (1996).


The Exorcist 45th Anniversary - October 22, 7:30 p.m.

Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills

With Oscar-nominated director William Friedkin and Oscar-nominated actress Ellen Burstyn.


NOVEMBER


Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards & Live Read - November 8, 7:30 p.m.

Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills

An ensemble of actors (to be announced) will read selected scenes from the winning scripts.


The Barefoot Contessa (1954) - November 16, 7:00 p.m.

Academy at Metrograph, New York City

With film critic and author Karina Longworth.


DECEMBER


A Christmas Story (1983) - December 10, 7:30 p.m.

Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills

With actor Peter Billingsley.


Tickets for all L.A.-based events are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students and can be purchased here. Tickets to New York City-based events can be purchased here for $15. Doors open an hour before teach event. Seating is unreserved. For more information, call (310) 247-3600.


© 2018 by Scottie Knollin.

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