Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Academy and MoMI Host 'Sound Of Music'

NEW 70MM PRINT FROM ACADEMY FILM ARCHIVE & 
20TH CENTURY FOX TO BE SHOWN 
 

New York, NY - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) will host two special archival screenings in celebration of the  50th anniversary of the film “The Sound of Music “on Saturday, May 2 at Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York.

The Academy will screen a new 70mm print of the film from preservation work done by 20th Century Fox and the Academy Film Archive. The screenings will be introduced by Tom Santopietro, author of The Sound of Music Story, who will also be on hand to autograph copies of his new book.  In addition, “The Sound of Music” actress Marni Nixon (Sister Sophia) will be in attendance to participate in a post screening Q & A.

There will be two screenings of the film at 1:00PM and 5:30PM on Saturday, May 2. Tickets are $15 for the general public, $9 for museum members, and $9 for Academy members. MoMI is located at 36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Museum of the Moving Image.

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