Coffee Talk: History of the Academy Awards
January 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm MST
Journey back in time to the influential, controversial, and occasionally funny past of the Academy Awards. This presentation will provide a historical perspective on the Academy Awards from its inception to the present. Along the way we will review the nomination process, movies that were celebrated, and the speeches that made the news on their own merit. We will look at a host of movies such as Crash (2006), Unforgiven (1993), The Godfather (1973), Patton (1970), Gone with the Wind (1940), Monster’s Ball (2002), as well as others.