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A Night at the Oscars

Evening Lecture/Seminar

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. ET
Code: 1J0517
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$20 - Member
$25 - Non-Member

Long before Academy Awards night rolls around on March 27, you’ve probably assembled your own slate of favorites in the Oscar race. There’s nothing more enjoyable than comparing your picks, talking about the nominated films and performers—and of course, those you felt really should have gotten a nod—with other movie fans.

Washington City Paper film critic Noah Gittell is back for an evening that focuses on all things Oscar, from Academy Awards history and trivia to discussions of this year’s nominations and behind-the-scenes stories. He sorts through all the story lines, rumors, and gossip, so that when the telecast begins, you'll be the most knowledgeable guest at your Oscar party. Cast your vote for the winners in several major categories, with the most accurate predictions eligible for prizes after the awards are presented.

Gittell has covered the film world and Hollywood for the Atlantic, Guardian, Salon, and L.A. Review of Books. He is a regular on-camera contributor to BBC's "Talking Movies."

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This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.