The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Highlights September Events

The Academy celebrates the arts and sciences of movies with the following events in the month of September:

Both Sides of the Camera: The Innovative Genius of Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis will participate in the program
Thursday, September 13, at 7 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills

The Academy’s Science and Technology Council presents “Both Sides of the Camera: The Innovative Genius of Jerry Lewis.” The evening features Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Craig Barron and Academy Award-winning sound designer Ben Burtt for an onstage conversation with Lewis focusing on his love and mastery of technology.

An Academy Salute to John and Faith Hubley
Friday, September 14, at 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills

The Academy honors the husband-and-wife team of John and Faith Hubley, who brought a humanistic perspective and a distinctly modern style to postwar American animation. Oscar®-winning animator and renowned animation historian John Canemaker will host this in-depth look at these two iconoclastic artists.

The Academy Film Scholars Lecture with Richard B. Jewell
Tuesday, September 18, at 7:30 p.m.
Linwood Dunn Theater
1313 Vine Street, Hollywood

Academy film scholar Richard B. Jewell, professor of critical studies at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, will present highlights from his book RKO Radio Pictures: A Titan Is Born. Jewell’s presentation will be followed by a screening of a production typical of the RKO system, “Bachelor Mother” (1939), starring Ginger Rogers and David Niven, and directed by Garson Kanin. Admission to the Academy Film Scholars presentation is free, but tickets are required.

Tickets for Academy events are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID, and may be purchased online at, in person at the Academy box office, or by mail. Ticketed seating is unreserved. For more information call (310) 247-3600 or visit

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