Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Academy Museum Film Series Features Harry Belafonte and More

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is gearing up for an exhilarating winter season, promising a diverse array of film series and engaging public programs. From classic screenings to thought-provoking discussions, the museum is set to captivate cinema aficionados of all ages.

“The 1619 Project” Premieres as New TV Docu-Series

“The 1619 Project,” an expansion of the book created by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Nikole Hannah-Jones and The New York Times Magazine, premiered as a six-part limited docu-series on Hulu, on Thursday, January 26. That evening, at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, esteemed actors, journalists, industry executives and a host of other public figures gathered for the red carpet event. The first episode, “Democracy,” was screened, and a discussion led by Oprah Winfrey followed, along with a special rooftop reception to celebrate the premiere.

Academy Museum Features Three-Day Summit Saluting ‘Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971’

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has planned the “Regeneration Summit: A Celebration of Black Cinema,” a three-day summit featuring live entertainment, workshops, screenings, panel discussions, and food vendors, programmed in conjunction with the museum’s groundbreaking exhibition “Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971.”

Jacqueline Stewart Appointed Chief Artistic and Programming Officer of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced that scholar, programmer, and educator Jacqueline Stewart has been named Chief Artistic and Programming Officer. In this new executive position, Stewart will lead strategy and planning for the Academy Museum’s curatorial, educational, and public programming initiatives, including exhibitions, screenings, symposia, publications, workshops, and K-12 programs.