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Academy Screens The Cider House Rules
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ciderhouserules-mc.jpgThe 1999 Best Picture nominee The Cider House Rules will be screened as the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' "Great To Be Nominated" series.  The story of a young orphan coming of age in 1940s New England will screen on Monday, June 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.  Following the screening, producer Richard Gladstein, actress Kathy Baker, Oscar ®-nominated film editor Lisa Zeno Churgin and co-producer Alan C. Blomquist will participate in a discussion about the film.

The Cider House Rules earned a total of seven Academy Award ® nominations and won Oscars ® for Actor in a Supporting Role (Michael Caine) and Writing - Screenplay based on material previously produced or published (John Irving).  The film also received nominations for Best Picture (Gladstein, producer), Art Direction (David Gropman; Set Decoration: Beth Rubino), Directing (Lasse Hallström), Film Editing (Churgin) and Music - Original Score (Rachel Portman).

The Oscar-nominated animated short When the Day Breaks will be screened prior to the feature.

Passes for part five of "Great To Be Nominated" are $30 for the general public and $25 for Academy members and students with a valid ID.   Including The Cider House Rules, there are 10 films remaining in the series.   A $5 discount is available for those who wish to renew their passes from parts one, two, three or four of the series.   Individual tickets are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID.   Passes and tickets may be purchased online at, by mail, in person at the Academy during regular business hours or, depending on availability, on the night of the screening when the doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Curtain time for all features is 7:30 p.m., and pre-show elements will begin at 7 p.m.   The Academy is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills.   For more information, call (310) 247-3600.





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