“Oscar’s Docs” to Wrap with Love, Lunch and Survival

the Oscars“Oscar’s Docs” to Wrap with Love, Lunch and Survival

Beverly Hills, CA(RUSHPRNEWS) November 15, 2007 — The Oscar®-winning documentaries “Young at Heart,” “The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table,” and “You Don’t Have to Die” will screen on Monday, November 19, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Linwood Dunn Theater as the final installment of “Oscar’s Docs, Part Three: Academy Award®-Winning Documentaries 1977–1988.”

Oscar-winning producer Sue Marx and executive producer Jennifer Warren will participate in post-screening discussions.

“Young at Heart,” the 1987 Documentary Short Subject winner produced by Marx, follows the journey of two widowed artists in their mid-eighties who meet on a painting trip and fall in love.

The 1987 Documentary Feature winner, “The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table,” celebrates the vibrant group of artists and intellectuals who lunched daily at New York’s Algonquin Hotel during the 1920s.

“You Don’t Have to Die,” the 1988 Documentary Short Subject winner executive produced by Warren, portrays young Jason Gaes as he shares his inspirational victory over cancer.

“Oscar’s Docs” 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 series will return in September 2008 with its fourth installment, screening Academy Award-winning documentaries between 1988 and 1998.

Tickets to “Oscar’s Docs” are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.oscars.org, by mail, or at the Academy box office during regular business hours. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. 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.

Editors: Please note that downloadable images are available at http://photos.oscars.org.

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