“Great To Be Nominated” Checks into “A Room with a View”

“Great To Be Nominated”  Checks into “A Room with a View”

Beverly Hills, CA (rushprnews) July 2, 2007 — The 1986 Best Picture nominee “A Room with a View” will be screened as the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ “Great To Be Nominated” series.

 The Merchant Ivory film about a young English girl torn between two men who represent different worlds will screen on Monday, July 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

“A Room with a View,” based on the novel by E.M. Forester, received a total of eight Academy Award® nominations and introduced film audiences to actress Helena Bonham Carther. The film took home the Academy Awards® for Art Direction (Gianni Quaranta, Brian Ackland-Snow; Set Decoration: Brian Savegar, Elio Altamura), Costume Design (Jenny Beavan, John Bright) and Writing – Screenplay based on material from another medium (Ruth Prawer Jhabvala). The film also received Oscar® nominations for Best Picture (Ismail Merchant, producer), Actor in a Supporting Role (Denholm Elliott), Actress in a Supporting Role (Maggie Smith), Cinematography (Tony Pierce-Roberts) and Directing (James Ivory).

The Oscar-winning live action short “Precious Images” and the Academy Award-nominated animated short “Luxo Jr.” will be screened prior to the feature.

Passes for the remaining screenings in part four of “Great To Be Nominated” are $30 for the general public and $25 for Academy members and students with a valid ID. A $5 discount is available for those who wish to renew their passes from parts one, two or three of the series. Individual tickets are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID. Passes and tickets may be purchased by mail, in person at the Academy during regular business hours or, depending on availability, on the night of the screening when the doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets also may be purchased online at www.oscars.org/events. There are no minimum order requirements and no transaction or processing fees. Tickets may be purchased online until noon PST on the day of the event.

Curtain time for all features is 7:30 p.m., and pre-show elements will begin at 7 p.m. The Academy is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 247-3600.

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RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at www.rushprnews.com
Anne Howard www.annehowardpublicist.com writer and publicist

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