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The Academy Screening and Discussion of The Classic 1956 Film ‘Giant’

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“GIANT”
60th Anniversary Screening: The George Stevens Lecture Series
Thursday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills

As part of its George Stevens Lecture series, the Academy will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Best Picture nominee “Giant” with a screening and onstage conversation between Academy governor Gregory Nava and actress Elsa Cárdenas, who has a supporting role in the film.  The first commercial motion picture to take on prejudice and racial intolerance toward Mexican Americans, “Giant” received a total of 10 Academy Award® nominations and earned George Stevens his second Directing Oscar.

 

For more information about Academy events, and to purchase tickets, visit www.Oscars.org/Events

 

 

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