Museum of the Moving Image to Screen THE SOUND OF MUSIC in May
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and 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, 2015 at the Museum 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 (2015, St. Martin's Press), 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 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 2. Tickets are $15 ($9 for Museum members (Film Lover, Dual and Family levels) and for Academy members). MoMI is located at 36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106. For more information, please visit Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Advance tickets go will be available online at movingimage.us/SoundofMusic/ beginning April 2 (members tickets go on sale March 31).