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LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled its fall programming lineup for both Los Angeles and New York.

The schedule is as follows; participants listed will be in attendance (schedules permitting):

Edgar G. Ulmer’s “Detour” (1945) – September 17, 7:30 p.m.
Linwood Dunn Theater, Hollywood
With special guest Arianne Ulmer Cipes. Restored by the Academy Film Archive and The Film Foundation in collaboration with Cinémathèque Royale de Belgique, the Museum of Modern Art and the Cinémathèque Française. Restoration funding provided by the George Lucas Family Foundation.

Women in Indie Animation – September 21, 7 p.m.
Academy at Metrograph, New York City
With filmmakers Signe Baumane, Emily Hubley, Candy Kugel and Debra Solomon. Moderated by Oscar®-winning producer Peggy Stern.

Food, Inc.” (2009) – September 24, 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
With Oscar-nominated director Robert Kenner, Oscar-nominated producer Elise Pearlstein, film subject Carole Morison, chef Roy Choi, Food Forward founder and executive director Rick Nahmias. Moderated by chef, author and radio host Evan Kleiman. Presented in partnership with the International Documentary Association, Participant Media and River Road Entertainment.

Salesman” (1969) – September 27, 7:30 p.m.
Linwood Dunn Theater, Hollywood
With special guest Rebekah Maysles. Featuring a 35mm print restored by the Academy Film Archive and The Film Foundation, with funding provided by the George Lucas Family Foundation. Presented in partnership with the International Documentary Association.

OCTOBER
4th Annual Careers in Film Summit – October 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
Academy members and film professionals share their expertise on careers in the motion picture industry in this day-long series of panel discussions.

The War Room” (1993) 25th Anniversary – October 9, 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
With Oscar-nominated directors Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker, and producers R.J. Cutler, Wendy Ettinger and Frazer Pennebaker. Additional panelists to be announced.

45th Student Academy Awards – October 11, 7 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
The winning student filmmakers will receive their medal placements – gold, silver, bronze – in seven award categories. Gold medal-winning films will be screened after the ceremony.

An Evening with special effects artist Tom Savini – October 13, 7 p.m.
Academy at Metrograph, New York City
In-person appearance by producer, actor and special effects artist Tom Savini (“Dawn of The Dead”), featuring clips from his films and onstage conversation. Followed by a presentation of “From Dusk Till Dawn” (1996).

“The Exorcist” (1973) 45th Anniversary – October 22, 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
With Oscar-nominated director William Friedkin and Oscar-nominated actress Ellen Burstyn.

NOVEMBER
Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards & Live Read – November 8, 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
An ensemble of actors (to be announced) will read selected scenes from the winning scripts.

The Barefoot Contessa” (1954) – November 16, 7 p.m.
Academy at Metrograph, New York City
With film critic and author Karina Longworth.

DECEMBER
“A Christmas Story” (1983) – December 10, 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills
With actor Peter Billingsley.

A full event schedule and ticket information can be found here: www.oscars.org/fall-at-the-academy.

Tickets for Los Angeles-based events are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid I.D. and will be available online at Oscars.org.

Tickets to “Academy at Metrograph” events can be purchased via Metrograph’s website and are $15.

Doors open one hour prior to each event. All ticketed seating is unreserved.

For more information, visit Oscars.org or call 310-247-3600.

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