AMPAS celebrates 30th anniversary of Dog Day Afternoon, November 15 in L.A.

BY Mike Grippi

November 09 2005 1:00 AM ET

The Academy of
Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host a 30th
anniversary screening of Dog Day Afternoon on
Tuesday, November 15, at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn
Theater, 8949 Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills. Guests
scheduled to attend include Frank Pierson (who won an
Oscar for his screenplay), producer Martin Elfand,
executive Dick Shepherd, and cinematographer Victor J.
Kemper. Directed by Sidney Lumet, Dog Day
Afternoon
stars Al Pacino as an inept bank robber
who becomes a folk hero, until public opinion turns
after the revelation that he is stealing the money to pay
for his transgender lover's sex-change operation. For more
information call (310) 247-3600.

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