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Friday, July 6, 2012

The Last 70MM Film Festival Monday Nights in Beverly Hills.

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The Last 70mm Film Festival

--> After a century of service, 35mm film prints are fading slowly into the sunset as theaters transition to digital technology. The vibrant, clear and larger 70mm film prints deserve a big bang send-off (though we hope that reports of its demise are premature).-->

Join us for six 70mm classics, each from a different genre: IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD, SLEEPING BEAUTY, GRAND PRIX, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY and a new print of SPARTACUS, along with rarely screened 70mm short subjects.

Screenings are on Monday nights starting July 9. Series Passes are SOLD OUT; individual tickets are available now. 

JULY 9

IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD (1963) SOLD OUT

"The Miracle of Todd-AO" (1956), a short film detailing the technological advancement of the Todd-AO wide-angle lens and the widescreen format as used in "Around the World in 80 Days" and "Oklahoma!"


JULY 16

SLEEPING BEAUTY (1959 ) SOLD OUT

"Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot" (1957), the longest continually running motion picture in American film history, which still runs daily in VistaVision at the twin Patriot Theatres in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia.


JULY 23

GRAND PRIX (1966)

"The March of Todd-AO" (1959), follow-up to "The Miracle of Todd-AO," featuring the technology as used in "South Pacific."


JULY 30

THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965) SOLD OUT


AUGUST 6

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968) SOLD OUT

"To Be Alive!" (1965), the Academy Award®-winning documentary short subject that shows the progression from childhood to adulthood in different cultures around the world.


AUGUST 13

SPARTACUS (1960) SOLD OUT

From a new 70mm print.


OPENING JULY 6:

The Big Picture: A Celebration of Large Format Film - A new exhibition of film stills, behind-the-scenes images and other materials related to the 70mm films showcased in our summer screening series. In the Academy's Grand Lobby Gallery; open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends, noon to 6 p.m..

Event Information

July 9 – August 13,
Monday nights at 7: 30 p.m.
*Pre-Show Short Subjects at 7 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Ticketed seating is unreserved.

Tickets

Series Passes $20 general admission/$15 Academy members and students with a valid ID (limit 2). SOLD OUT

Series passes on sale starting June 1, online, by mail and in person at the box office.-->
Individual tickets (if space is still available) are on sale now online, by mail and in person at the box office.
Individual tickets (if space is still available) will go on sale June 29.-->
Order Tickets Online
Order Tickets by Mail
This event is SOLD OUT

A standby line will form on the day of the event, and standby numbers will be assigned starting at approximately 5:30 p.m.
Any available tickets will be distributed shortly before the program begins.

Ticketholders should plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the event to ensure a seat in the theater.

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The Last 70MM Film Festival Monday Nights in Beverly Hills.

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