|[AMPAS] Archival Revival – 25 Years|
THE ACADEMY PRESENTS “ARCHIVAL REVIVAL – 25 YEARS OF THE
Special guests include Gus Van Sant, Edward James Olmos,
Screening series runs September 12
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Academy Film Archive with the screening series “Archival Revival – 25 years of the Academy Film Archive,”
In 1991 the Academy’s Board of Governors made a commitment to create a world-class archive for the preservation, restoration, documentation and study of motion pictures. The Academy Film Archive currently holds more than 190,000 elements, including trailers, feature films, and the film collections of such artists as Alfred Hitchcock, Penelope Spheeris, James Wong Howe, Albert Maysles and Su Friedrich. It also holds the collections of such institutions and programs as the Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival and the Student Academy Awards®.
The series schedule is as follows:
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (1952) – AUGUST 8 – 7:30 p.m.
Screening an original 35mm Technicolor print.
CONSTANCE TALMADGE RESTORED:
The Academy’s newly restored 1915 Fotoplayer is unveiled for its inaugural public performance.
THE FRONT PAGE (1931) and COCK OF THE AIR (1932) – AUGUST 15 – 7:30 p.m.
THE FRONT PAGE is a restoration West Coast premiere of the rediscovered “American” release version, and COCK OF THE AIR is a restoration world premiere of the original uncensored “Pre-Code” release version.
PLASTIC REALITIES: FILMS BY SUZAN PITT AND PAT O’NEILL – AUGUST 25 – 7:30 p.m.
MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO (1991) – SEPTEMBER 12 – 7:30 p.m.
Screening of a new 35mm print.
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