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The Academy Celebrates The Music Of Movies



Hosted by Academy governor and Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino and animation director David SilvermanThe events will take place at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills and at the Hollywood Bowl.

PURPLE RAIN (1984) – Brand new 35mm optical stereo print
Monday, August 29 – 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater

With director Albert Magnoli, actor Jerome Benton, producer Robert Cavallo, and costume designerMarie France, and moderated by Academy governor Reginald Hudlin.

 The Academy celebrates the life and legacy of Prince with a screening of “Purple Rain” in 35mm.  “Purple Rain” grossed almost $70 million at the box office, sold over 20 million copies of the soundtrack, won an Oscar for Original Song Score and helped turn Prince into the sensation he remains today.

THE BLACK MOVIE SOUNDTRACK II – Co-presented with the Hollywood Bowl

Wednesday, August 31 – 8 p.m. at the Hollywood Bowl

Hosted by Craig Robinson, with performances by Marcus MillerCommonPhilip BaileyVerdine White, and Ralph Johnson of Earth Wind and FireFull ForceAlice Smith and Charlie Wilson.


Grammy® winner Marcus Miller and this past year’s Oscar telecast producer Reginald Hudlin reprise the Bowl’s 2014 Black Movie Soundtrack event with new clips and some funky favorites.  Actor and comedian Craig Robinson will host this soulful celebration of black cinema classics, featuring live performances by a slate of music stars.




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