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The Academy Museum Podcast

The Academy Museum Podcast

LAist Studios
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The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and LAist Studios present a new multi-season audio series that examines the myriad of stories of our cinematic history. Jacqueline Stewart, Chief Artistic and Programming Officer of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and a MacArthur Fellow, hosts the series. The Academy Awards have been a source of iconic moments and cultural impact since the award ceremony began in 1929. The awards often reflect and amplify the political, economic, and the cultural movements of the time, and that’s what season 1 of this podcast (“And the Oscar Goes To...”) is all about. “And The Oscar Goes To…,"premieres on Friday, March 25. This 10-episode season goes behind the scenes of touchstone years of the Academy AwardsⓇ, probing key social and cultural moments that have come to define the film industry and the broader artistic community. Biweekly episodes include revelatory interviews and in-depth conversations with Oscar winners, film artists, industry leaders, activists, and scholars, as well as archival audio and other exclusive content that will only be accessible through the podcast. Academy Museum digital engagement platforms, including this podcast, are sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Support for this podcast is made possible by Gordon and Dona Crawford, who believe that quality journalism makes Los Angeles a better place to live.* This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.*

Best The Academy Museum Podcast Episodes

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    The Academy Museum Podcast • Mar 25th2002: This Door Has Been Opened
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    The Academy Museum Podcast • Jun 2nd1940: A Credit To My Race
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    The Academy Museum Podcast • May 5th2000: Boys Don't Cry
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    The Academy Museum Podcast • Mar 15thIntroducing The Academy Museum Podcast, from LAist Studios

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Excellent history of Hattie McDaniel's pioneering Oscar win. I don't think it is well known how much she fought for that win, to be nominated. She was a strong woman!
I love this new show! Professor Stewart is a sharp interviewer. She draws fascinating memories out of her subjects; they really take you into the moment.