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The Academy Celebrates The Classics

Academy celebrates costume design with Oscar classics, ‘Taxi Driver,’ ‘Annie Hall,’ ‘The Godfather,’ and ‘Mary Poppins.’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences begins 2015 with two new screening series, Street Clothes: Contemporary Costuming in New Hollywood and Two Sides of a Costume Designer, in conjunction with the landmark Hollywood Costume exhibition now on view.
Street Clothes: Contemporary Costuming in New Hollywood

Showcasing the groundbreaking urban American films of the late 1960s and 1970s, the Academy’s new Friday evening series will demonstrate how a designer’s work can be a key element in creating contemporary characters. The first five programs feature costumes designers Theoni V. Aldredge (“Network”), Ruth Morley(“Annie Hall”), Rosanna Norton (“Cisco Pike”), Ann Roth (“Klute”) and Albert Wolsky (“All That Jazz”).

January 9

Midnight Cowboy – 7:30 p.m.
Cisco Pike – 9:40 p.m.

January 16

Klute – 7:30 p.m.
Network – 9:40 p.m.

January 23

All That Jazz – 7:30 p.m.
Phantom of the Paradise – 9:50 p.m.

January 30

Taxi Driver – 7:30 p.m.
Uptight – 9:40 p.m.

February 6

Annie Hall – 7:30 p.m.
Fingers – 9:20 p.m.

Two Sides of a Costume Designer

The Academy’s new Saturday evening series demonstrates the remarkable creative range of many of cinema’s top designers over the decades. The series kicks off in January with four double features pairing impressive and varied achievements by designers working in multiple genres. The costume designers highlighted include Milena Canonero (“Barry Lyndon,” “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou”), Anna Hill Johnstone (“East of Eden,” “The Godfather”), Theadora Van Runkle (“Bonnie and Clyde,” “The Godfather Part II”) and Tony Walton (“Fahrenheit 451,” “Mary Poppins”).

January 10

Fahrenheit 451 – 5 p.m.
Mary Poppins – 7:30 p.m.

January 17

East of Eden – 5 p.m.
The Godfather – 7:30 p.m.

January 24

Bonnie and Clyde – 5 p.m.
The Godfather Part II – 7:30 p.m.

January 31

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou – 5 p.m.
Barry Lyndon – 7:30 p.m.


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