Academy Awards Best Pictures and the Nominations: The 'Feel-Good' President Reagan Years--1980-1984

Central Rappahannock Regional Library Headquarters

1201 Caroline Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Learn and enjoy the best of the early '80's in cinema Academy Awards history. We will look at the Academy Awards Best Pictures and the nominations during President Reagan's first term, from 1980 to 1984. Looking at this era of Hollywood and the movies, this outstanding film lecture will examine each year's Academy Awards Best Picture nominations, and you, the audience, will vote for the best picture during each year. We'll show clips from movies such as Raiders of the Lost Ark, Chariots of Fire, Raging Bull, The Killing Fields, Amadeus, The Big Chill, On Golden Pond and The Right Stuff. This series has been a hit each month as veteran film lecturer and writer Gary Olsen explains in context every nomination and why they were selected. Juicy gossip tidbits of the movie stars and the films' creators will be revealed. You'll never forget such an experience and return each month for another era's examination of the Academy Awards. Drop-ins are encouraged and the entertainment is free.

Thursday, 08 May, 2014

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Gary Olsen

Phone: 540-372-1144

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