Beverly Hills, CA â€”(RUSHPRNEWS) August 23, 2007 -A juvenile delinquency program, Mozart in China, the career and assassination of Harvey Milk, and the relocation of Navajo Indians will be among the numerous subjects showcased in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciencesâ€™ â€œOscarâ€™s Docs, Part Three: Academy AwardÂ®-winning Documentaries from 1977â€“1988.â€ Beginning on Monday, September 17, the screening series will feature 24 short and feature documentaries over the course of ten weeks at the Academyâ€™s Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.
â€œOscarâ€™s Docsâ€ is a comprehensive screening series of every short subject and feature to win the Academy Award for documentary filmmaking since the category was established in 1941.
The retrospective will present the best available prints, often featuring newly struck or restored editions from the documentary collection of the Academy Film Archive. The series will continue each Monday evening through November 19 and will be complemented on many nights with panel discussions with the filmmakers (schedules permitting).
The complete â€œOscarâ€™s Docsâ€ screening schedule is as follows:
September 17Â â€œGravity Is My Enemyâ€ (1977)
Post-film discussion with producer John Joseph
â€œWho Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?â€ (1977)
Post-film discussion with producer John Korty
â€œScared Straight!â€ (1978)
Post-film discussion with producer Arnold Shapiro
September 24Â â€œThe Flight of the Gossamer Condorâ€ (1978)
Post-film discussion with producer Ben Shedd
â€œPaul Robeson: Tribute to an Artistâ€ (1979)
â€œBest Boyâ€ (1979)
Post-film discussion with producer Ira Wohl
October 1 Â â€œKarl Hess: Toward Libertyâ€ (1980)
Post-film discussion with producers Roland Halle and Peter Ladue
â€œFrom Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in Chinaâ€ (1980)
Post-film discussion with producer Murray Lerner
October 8Â â€œClose Harmonyâ€ (1981)
Post-film discussion with producer Arnold Schwartzman
October 15Â â€œIf You Love This Planetâ€ (1982)
â€œJust Another Missing Kidâ€ (1982)
October 22Â â€œFlamenco at 5:15â€ (1983)
â€œHe Makes Me Feel Like Dancinâ€™â€ (1983)
October 29Â â€œThe Stone Carversâ€ (1984)
â€œThe Times of Harvey Milkâ€ (1984)
November 5Â â€œWitness to War: Dr. Charlie Clementsâ€ (1985)
â€œBroken Rainbowâ€ (1985)
â€œWomen â€“ for America, for the Worldâ€ (1986)
November 12Â â€œDown and Out in Americaâ€ (1986)
Post-film discussion with producer Joseph Feury and director Lee Grant
â€œArtie Shaw: Time Is All Youâ€™ve Gotâ€ (1986)
November 19Â â€œYoung at Heartâ€ (1987)
â€œThe Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Tableâ€ (1987)
â€œYou Donâ€™t Have to Dieâ€ (1988)
Tickets to â€œOscarâ€™s Docsâ€ are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID. A limited number of series passes are available for $30 for the general public and $25 for Academy members and students with a valid ID.
Tickets and passes will be available for purchase beginning Tuesday, September 4, by mail or at the Academy box office during regular business hours. Tickets also may be purchased online at www.oscars.org/events. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for each eveningâ€™s event. All seating is unreserved.
The Linwood Dunn Theater is located at 1313 Vine Street in Hollywood. Free parking is available through the entrance on Homewood Avenue (one block north of Fountain Avenue). For additional information, visit www.oscars.org/events or call (310) 247-3600.
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