The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has completed work on its outdoor theater, and has unveiled a marvelous collection of film screenings for the Summer. Oscars Outdoors will kickoff on June 15th, and continue through August 18th. Actually, on Saturday, May 19th, the Academy will inaugurate its open-air venue with an invitation-only screening of the 1989 Best Picture nominee Field of Dreams.
Here’s their expected 2012 lineup:
Friday, June 15: CASABLANCA
Saturday, June 16: SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
Friday, June 22: RAISING ARIZONA
Saturday, June 23: FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF
Friday, June 29: A STAR IS BORN (1937)
Saturday, June 30: THE GOONIES
Friday, July 6: SHANE
Saturday, July 7: THE NUTTY PROFESSOR (1996)
Friday, July 13: TO BE ANNOUNCED
Saturday, July 14: THE PRINCESS BRIDE
Friday, July 20: PILLOW TALK
Saturday, July 21: THE KARATE KID (1984)
Friday, July 27: DREAMGIRLS
Saturday, July 28: THE DARK CRYSTAL
Friday, August 3: NORTH BY NORTHWEST
Saturday, August 4: STEAMBOAT BILL, JR.
Friday, August 10: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
Saturday, August 11: BACK TO THE FUTURE
Friday, August 17: Audience Choice / vote on www.oscars.org/outdoors
Saturday, August 18: THE WIZARD OF OZ
Tickets for each screening is $5 for adults; free for children 10 years and younger; $3 for Academy members and students with identification. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, warm clothing. Popular food trucks will be on site during each screening.
The open-air theater, located 1341 Vine St., is part of the organization’s nearly 7.5 acre Academy Hollywood campus; and the site of the Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study, home to the Academy Film Archive, Science and Technology Council, and Linwood Dunn Theater.
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