The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will bid farewell to its current Stories of Cinema rotations of the significant movies and moviemakers (offering looks at “Citizen Kane” – with a rare view of Rosebud – “Real Women Have Curves,” Oscar Micheaux, Thelma Schoonmaker, Bruce Lee and Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki) and animation galleries. These spaces close to the public on Jan. 8 and will reopen in February with a fresh offering of stories about favorite films and film artists.
Also in January, the Academy Museum will present fantastic family hits of 1988, all of which are turning 35; the 16mm films of Mike Henderson in a program that represents the first time these remarkable and illuminating works restored by the Academy Film Archive are being seen in Los Angeles; The Visual Rhythms of Dede Allen , a centennial celebration of three-time Oscar®-nominated film editor Dede Allen (1923–2010); Enter the VardaVerse: Los Angeles Countercultures 1968–1981, showcasing filmmaker Agnès Varda’s influence and inspirations; and a Special Effects Makeup Workshop with makeup artist Robin Beauchesne, who will give a makeup demonstration and participate in a Q&A.
Films are shown in 35mm, 70mm or digital laser projection in the Ted Mann Theater and David Geffen Theater. Select screenings include introductions, Q&As and/or special guests. Check the museum website for updates, download a digital film guide or follow the museum @academymuseumscreenings on Instagram.
The Academy Museum is located at 6067 Wilshire Blvd. For information, visit academymuseum.org or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
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