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GREASE 40TH ANNIVERSARY, HAIRSPRAY, AND THE JOY LUCK CLUB HEADLINE THE ACADEMY’S SUMMER SCREENINGS

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its summer programming lineup this week for both Los Angeles and New York.  A full schedule and tickets for the screenings can be found here: oscars.org/summer-at-the-academy.

Schedule is as follows, participants listed will be in attendance (schedules permitting):

JUNE

SIDEWAYS (2004) – June 1 – 7 p.m.
Academy at Metrograph, New York City
With Oscar®-winning co-writer Jim Taylor.

GEORGE STEVENS LECTURE: ALICE ADAMS (1935) – June 4 – 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
With Academy Writers Branch governor Robin Swicord.

ACTING AND PERFORMANCE CAPTURE:
A REVOLUTION IN TECHNOLOGY AND COLLABORATION – June 14 – 7:30 p.m.
Presented by the Academy Science and Technology Council
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
Co-hosted by Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor John Nelson and actor CCH Pounder.
With actor Karin Konoval and more.

THE SHERMAN BROTHERS: A HOLLYWOOD SONGBOOK – June 20 – 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
With Oscar-winning composers Richard M. Sherman and Michael Giacchino, film critic Leonard Maltin, Oscar-winning director Pete Docter, Oscar-winning producer Jonas Rivera, actors Dick Van Dyke, Anthony Gonzalez,B.J. Novak, Lesley Ann Warren, Grammy®-winning performers LeAnn Rimes and Kenny Loggins and more.  Hosted by John Stamos.

JULY

GREASE (1978) 40TH ANNIVERSARY – July 19 – 7 p.m.
Academy at Metrograph, New York City
Guests to be announced.

HAIRSPRAY (1988) 30TH ANNIVERSARY – July 23 – 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
With writer-director John Waters, actors Debbie Harry, Ricki Lake, Clayton Prince, Mink Stole, Pia Zadora and more.  Hosted by Oscar-winning writer-director Barry Jenkins.

AUGUST

THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE (1946) – August 1 – 7 p.m.
Academy at Metrograph, New York City
With New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman.

GREASE (1978) 40TH ANNIVERSARY – August 15 – 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
With director Randal Kleiser, actors John Travolta, Olivia Newton-JohnBarry Pearl and Didi Conn.  Hosted by comedian and actor Margaret Cho.

THE JOY LUCK CLUB (1993) 25TH ANNIVERSARY – August 22 – 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
With director Wayne Wang, writer-producer Amy Tan, executive producer Janet Yang, writer-producer Ron Bass, actor Rosalind Chao and more.

Tickets for Los Angeles-based events are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid I.D. and will be available online at Oscars.org.  Tickets to “Academy at Metrograph” events can be purchased via Metrograph’s website and are $15.  Doors open one hour prior to each event.  All ticketed seating is unreserved.  For more information, visit Oscars.org or call (310) 247-3600.

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Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography.

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