| Sleeping Beauty awakens in 70mm at the Academy|
Acacemy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the 1959 animated classic Sleeping Beauty as the second film in its series The Last 70mm Film Festival on Monday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The film will be introduced by animator Andreas Deja (Winnie the Pooh, The Princess and the Frog) and character designer Mike Giaimo (FernGully: The Last Rainforest, Pocahontas).
The 70mm short Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot (1957) will be screened before the feature at 7 p.m.. It has the distinction of being the longest-running motion picture in American film history, still running daily in VistaVision at the twin Patriot Theatres in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia.
"The Last 70mm Film Festival," a six-film series, will run Mondays through August 13, showcasing 70mm classics from different genres as well as rarely screened 70mm short subjects. details
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