“Forgotten Hollywood”- Academy’s Slate of Outdoor Movies!

Posted on May 30, 2012 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

   The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has completed work on its outdoor theater, and has unveiled a marvelous collection of film screenings for the Summer. Oscars Outdoors will kickoff on June 15th, and continue through August 18th. Actually, on Saturday, May 19th, the Academy will inaugurate its open-air venue with an invitation-only presentation of the 1989 Best Picture nominee Field of Dreams.

   Here’s their expected 2012 lineup:

June
Friday, June 15: CASABLANCA  (sold out)
Saturday, June 16: SNOW WHITE AND THE 7 DWARFS

Friday, June 22: RAISING ARIZONA
Saturday, June 23: FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF

Friday, June 29: A STAR IS BORN (1937)
Saturday, June 30: THE GOONIES  (sold out)

July
Friday, July 6: SHANE
Saturday, July 7: THE NUTTY PROFESSOR (1996)

Friday, July 13: TBA
Saturday, July 14: THE PRINCESS BRIDE

Friday, July 20: PILLOW TALK
Saturday, July 21: THE KARATE KID (1984)

 

Friday, July 27: DREAMGIRLS
Saturday, July 28: THE DARK CRYSTAL

August
Friday, August 3: NORTH BY NORTHWEST
Saturday, August 4: STEAMBOAT BILL JR.

Friday, August 10: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
Saturday, August 11: BACK TO THE FUTURE

Friday, August 17: Audience Choice / vote at www.oscars.org/outdoors
Saturday, August 18: THE WIZARD OF OZ

   Tickets for each evening is $5 for adults; free for children 10 years and younger; $3 for Academy members and students with identification. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, warm clothing. Popular food trucks will be on site.

   The open-air theater, located 1341 Vine St., is part of the organization’s nearly 7.5 acre Academy Hollywood campus, which is also the site of the Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study, home to the Academy Film ArchiveScience and Technology Council, and Linwood Dunn Theater.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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