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Academy Awards



The 80th Academy Awards - February 24, 2008
By Sarah Lane
Jan 21, 2008, 10:29 PST



The 79th Annual Academy Awards

78th Academy AwardsĀ® OscarĀ® Statuette
The 79th Annual Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 25, 2007. The gala will be held at the Kodak Theater on Hollywood and Highland, the official site of the Academy Awards. Designed by the Rockwell Group, the theater can hold up to 3,500 people and has one of the largest stages in the country. It’s 113 feet wide and 60 feet deep.

For a list of the nominees, click here.


Additional Learning Links for the Oscars

79th Annual Academy Awards
Here you will find the nominees, and in depth look at Oscar Night, the styles of women’s and men’s fashions for the show, a picture gallery and more. Learn about the Oscar legacy, exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, and Fun and Games with trivia and a place to predict the winners.
Source:         The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
Reading Level:       Moderate

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
Learn all about the Academy, its history, why they hold awards ceremonies, and view the latest press releases. Access the Academy Foundation, Sci-Tech Awards, events calendar, and the Academy Film Archive.
Source:               The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
Reading Level:       Moderate

All About Oscar
Check out this fun way to learn all about the Academy Awards. It captures the images and performances of the ceremony’s extensive history. Explore the years by decades from the 1920’s to the present. Each section is complete with photos and articles relevant to that time period.
Source:               Britannica.com, Inc.
Reading Level:       Moderate





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