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For the third consecutive year, Chef Daniel Boulud’s highly acclaimed restaurant DANIEL will once again bring Hollywood to New York hosting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  As the only East Coast event officially hosted by The Academy, Oscar Night at DANIEL has become one of the most prestigious viewing parties in New York.After 21 years in business, DANIEL remains a pivotal fixture in the New York restaurant scene.  Chef Boulud, who hails from Lyon, France, is considered one of America’s leading culinary connoisseurs and is one of the most revered chefs...
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 Upon seeing The French Connection for the first time, legendary producer Darryl F. Zanuck proclaimed the chase sequences “the greatest [he had] ever seen.” Although the film won five Academy Awards, including those for Best Picture and Directing, it is the thrilling pursuit through New York City streets that many moviegoers remember most. These excerpts from director William Friedkin’s notes reveal how he conceived each shot of the gripping chase sequences. With the help of cinematographer Owen Roizman and a talented second unit, Friedkin filmed the...
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New York Premiere of the Academy Film Archive's Restoration of Jack Hill's SPIDER BABYFilmmaker William Lustig to Host Opening NightThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the New York University Orphan Film Symposium will present this year’s installment of “The Real Indies: A Close Look At Orphan Films,” a two-day screening series on Friday, October 31, and Saturday, November 1, at the Academy Theater in New York City.  The series serves as an opportunity to re-discover and re-appreciate orphan films – rarely seen, previously neglected cinematic works deserving preservation...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the seminal film “Do the Right Thing” with writer-director Spike Lee and members of the film’s cast and crew at two special screening events: on June 27 in Los Angeles at the Bing Theater, and on June 29 in Brooklyn at the BAM Harvey Theater.Lee’s groundbreaking third feature, set on a single block in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood on summer’s hottest day, features a large ensemble cast including Lee, Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, and then-newcomers John Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson and...
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 For the second consecutive year, Chef Daniel Boulud’s iconic, landmark restaurant DANIEL will roll out the red carpet for local members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, entertainment industry executives and several hometown luminaries to celebrate the 86th Oscars® with an exclusive viewing party and dinner.  This is the only East Coast event officially hosted by the Academy.Coming off its 20th anniversary celebration this past May, DANIEL remains a fixture in the New York restaurant scene.  Chef Boulud, who hails from Lyon, France, is considered one of...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Bpeace, the Business Council for Peace, will co-present a special screening of the 2013 documentary “Finding Hillywood,” which examines the budding film industry in Rwanda, on Monday, October 21, at 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater in New York City.  The screening will be followed by an onstage discussion with Leah Warshawski, who directed and produced the film with Christopher Towey, and Wynn Thomas, a production designer (“Inside Man,” “A Beautiful Mind”) who was a member of the Academy’s International Outreach delegation to Rwanda and...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the classic Western “Shane” with a screening of a new digital restoration from Paramount Pictures on Monday, September 16, at the Academy Theater in New York City, with a special video message by director Woody Allen; and on Monday, October 7, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, with an in-person introduction by director James Mangold.For New York, click hereFor Los Angeles, click hereContact InformationEmily Benedictebenedict@oscars.org 
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