“Julia” Brings Danger and Intrigue

Jane Fonda and Meryl Streep in Julia“Julia” Brings Danger and Intrigue to “Great To Be Nominated”

Beverly Hills, CA(rushprnews) April 3, 2007 — The 1977 Best Picture nominee “Julia” will be screened from a newly struck print as the next feature of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ “Great To Be Nominated” series. The adaptation of Lillian Hellman’s book Pentimento will screen on Tuesday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. at th Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Producer Richard Roth, screenwriter Alvin Sargent, actress Lisa Pelikan, editor Walter Murch, and director Fred Zinnemann’s son, Tim Zinnemann will participate in a post-screening panel discussion.

In “Julia,” Jane Fonda stars as playwright Lillian Hellman, who becomes entangled with her friend Julia’s anti-Fascist politics in Nazi-occupied Europe. The film garnered 11 Academy Award® nominations and took home Oscars® for Actor in a Supporting Role (Jason Robards), Actress in a Supporting Role (Vanessa Redgrave), and Writing – Screenplay based on material from another medium (Alvin Sargent). The film also received nominations for Actor in a Supporting Role (Maximilian Schell), Actress in a Leading Role (Jane Fonda), Cinematography (Douglas Slocombe), Costume Design (Anthea Sylbert), Directing (Fred Zinnemann), Film Editing (Walter Murch), Music – Original Score (Georges Delerue) and Best Picture (Richard Roth, producer).

The Oscar-nominated animated short “Doonesbury Special” will be screened prior to the feature.

Passes for all the screenings in part four of “Great To Be Nominated” will be available starting April 2 at a cost of $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 part one, two or three of the series. Tickets for the first four individual screenings will be available starting April 9 at a cost of $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. 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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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
8949 Wilshire Boulevard Beverly Hills, CA 90211-1972
(310) 247-3000


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