Netflix Oscar-nominated films to screen in NYC

Paris Theatre to host pre-awards special

by Anne-Katrin Titze

George C Wolfe’s Ma Rainey's Black Bottom at The Paris Theatre
George C Wolfe’s Ma Rainey's Black Bottom at The Paris Theatre Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

Netflix is going all out, promoting the 17 films that have a total of 36 Oscar nominations this weekend, by screening them to the public at The Paris Theatre in New York. David Fincher’s Mank (10 nominations, including Actor Gary Oldman, Supporting Actress Amanda Seyfried), George C Wolfe’s Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (6, including Actress Viola Davis, Actor Chadwick Boseman, Achievement in Costume Design Ann Roth), Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial Of The Chicago 7 (6, including Supporting Actor Sacha Baron Cohen), Ron Howard’s Hillbilly Elegy (2, including Actress Glenn Close), Kornél Mundruczó’s Pieces Of A Woman (Actress Vanessa Kirby), Ramin Bahrani’s The White Tiger (Adapted Screenplay Ramin Bahrani) Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods (Original Score Terence Blanchard), George Clooney’s The Midnight Sky (Visual Effects), David Dobkin's Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga (Original Song), and Edoardo Ponti’s The Life Ahead (Original Song) are the feature films that will be screening in time slots starting this Friday, April 23 through Oscar night, Sunday, April 25.

Six-time Oscar nominee and winner for The English Patient, Ann Roth, is up for Best Achievement in Costume Design
Six-time Oscar nominee and winner for The English Patient, Ann Roth, is up for Best Achievement in Costume Design Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed’s My Octopus Teacher and James Lebrecht and Nicole Newnham’s Crip Camp (Documentary Feature), and Glen Keane and John Kahrs’ Over The Moon and Will Becher and Richard Phelan’s A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (Animated Feature) are also screening this weekend.

Netflix also has three nominated shorts - Michael Govier and Will McCormack’s If Anything Happens I Love You (Animated Short), Sophia Nahli Allison’s A Love Song For Latasha (Documentary short), and Travon Free and Martin Desmond Roe’s Two Distant Strangers (Live Action short) featured in one program.

Free popcorn, beverages, and giveaways at all screenings. For each ticket purchased, you will receive a free ticket at the box office to see another film this weekend!

The iconic 581-seat palace is located on West 58th Street off Fifth Avenue near The Plaza Hotel and Central Park South.

The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.[film][/film]

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