Oscar hype reaches a fever pitch this month as we close in on the 83rd Academy Awards presentation on February 27th. Who will be honored for the greatest achievements in filmmaking in 2010? If you aren’t up to speed on the most talked-about contenders, or if you are already Oscar-savvy and want a terrific refresher course before the big day, this is your chance.
Join us at the Egyptian and Aero Theatres as we roll out the red carpet for some of this year’s contenders. Included in the lineup is director David O. Russell and other guests (TBC) in person with THE FIGHTER. Don’t miss our yearly staples - the Oscar-nominated shorts program including all nominated live-action and animated shorts from 2010, KPCC 89.3 FM’s “FilmWeek” Oscar Preview live recording, the Oscar-nominated editors seminar “Invisible Art, Visible Artists” presented by the American Cinema Editors. Also included is the Oscar-nominated art directors seminar presented by the Art Directors Guild and the Set Decorators Society of America and the all-new Oscar Music Composer Seminar with the five nominees for Best Original Score! Finally, the night before the big show, swing by the Aero Theatre for a screening of the 1966 Oscar winner for Best Picture, A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS.
Be sure to check our website for exciting screening additions to our Oscar season program! Screenings to be announced after the Academy Award nominations on January 25th, 2011.