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

WITH JOHN TRAVOLTA, OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN, JOHN WATERS, DEBBIE HARRY,
AMY TAN, BARRY JENKINS, MARGARET CHO, RICHARD M. SHERMAN AND MORE

LOS ANGELES, CA – 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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