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On A.frame, 12 memorable movies adapted from books.

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David Oyelowo first read Emma Needell’s script for "The Water Man" in 2015, after it earned a place on the Black List. He related to the character of Gunner immediately.

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Director @alanyang's film "Tigertail" follows one man's long-ago journey from Taiwan to America, threading between these two distant lives as he tries to reconcile with his grown daughter. #APAHM

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Replying to @AcademySwf: Introducing the #ASWF Diversity and Inclusion Summer Learning Program:

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This month, David Oyelowo makes his directorial debut with "The Water Man," in which he also stars. On A.frame, he shares the movies that inspired his film.

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#AcademyGold alumna Mira Takamura speaks to her love of storytelling through animation.

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Replying to @CAPEUSA: In honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month ( #AAPIHM), we are proud to share “Awakening,” a celebration of #A

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In honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month ( #AAPIHM), we are proud to share “Awakening,” a celebration of #AsianAmerican artists, with a spotlight on artists whose work has changed the world. #StopAsianHate #AAPIHeritageMonth

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Before "Sound of Metal" took home the Oscar for Best Sound, we talked with sound designer Nicolas Becker about how he got his start, why he’s always listening and how he—literally—used sound to get inside Riz Ahmed’s head.

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Director Mira Nair describes growing up near the ancient temples of Orissa (now known as Odisha) in Eastern India. This unique, almost magical environment, rich in indigenous cultural tradition, inspired her creativity and interest in imaginative storytelling. #APAHM

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Tune in to #TCMFF today at 7pm ET to see home movie treasures from the Academy Film Archive’s collection and exclusive conversations with Oscar winner Shirley Jones and Tony Nicholas, son of Fayard Nicholas of the Nicholas Brothers.

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A longtime veteran of the stage and the big and small screens, Olympia Dukakis, who died earlier this month, left behind a remarkable legacy.

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Introducing the #ASWF Diversity and Inclusion Summer Learning Program:

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Before "Another Round" won the Oscar for Best International Feature Film, we chatted with Mads Mikkelsen and director Thomas Vinterberg about life-affirming movies, dance and the healing power of alcohol.

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On A.frame, read about writer-director Emma Seligman's journey to bringing "Shiva Baby" to the big screen.

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Freida Lee Mock reflects on "Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision" (1994) as the project which “helped define" her. The insightful portrait of the young Asian American designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was Mock’s first feature-length documentary and won an Oscar. #APAHM

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That time when Darth Vader, Princess Leia and some Stormtroopers modeled at the #Oscars before #StarWars won Best Costume Design. #Maythe4thBeWithYou

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See you at the movies.

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Olympia Dukakis brought warmth, humor and wit to the stage and screen for almost 60 years, including a stellar run of unforgettable roles in "Steel Magnolias" "Tales of the City" and "Moonstruck," for which she won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar. She will be missed.

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Looking for something to watch this weekend? Here are five films that inspired "Minari."

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It's official! #Oscars

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