Beverly Hills, CA(rushprnews) July 10, 2007Â â€” The 1987 Best Picture nominee â€œBroadcast Newsâ€ will be screened as the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciencesâ€™ â€œGreat To Be Nominatedâ€ series.
The story of a network news producer who must make tough romantic choices in her relationships with two reporters will screen on Monday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academyâ€™s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Co-producer Penney Finkelman Cox, actor Christian Clemenson (â€œBobbyâ€), costume designer Molly Maginnis and music editor Robert Badami will participate in a panel discussion following the screening.
â€œBroadcast Newsâ€ received a total of seven Academy AwardÂ® nominations, including Best Picture (James L. Brooks, producer), Actor in a Leading Role (William Hurt), Actor in a Supporting Role (Albert Brooks), Actress in a Leading Role (Holly Hunter), Cinematography (Michael Ballhaus), Film Editing (Richard Marks) and Writing â€“ Screenplay written directly for the screen (James L. Brooks).
The OscarÂ®-winning live action short â€œRayâ€™s Male Heterosexual Dance Hallâ€ and the Academy Award-nominated animated short â€œYour Faceâ€ will be screened prior to the feature.
Passes for the remaining screenings in part four of â€œGreat To Be Nominatedâ€ 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.
CONTACT: Tarrah Curtis â€“ (310) 247-3090
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