Federico Fellini 'Book of Dreams'

Federico Fellini's Book of Dreams

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' new exhibition, “Fellini's Book of Dreams,” opens on Saturday, January 24, in the Academy's Grand Lobby Gallery in Beverly Hills. Admission is free.

“Fellini's Book of Dreams” features two original notebooks on which Federico Fellini jotted down his thoughts and fantasies from the 1960s to 1990, in addition to more than 100 reproductions of original pages from Fellini's Book of Dreams, which includes numerous images that inspired his most renowned films. As a plus, the exhibition will showcase self-portraits, celebrity caricatures, and film clips.

Fellini, who died in 1993 at the age of 73, received a total of 12 Academy Award nominations (four for directing, eight for writing) in addition to an Honorary Academy Award in 1992. Four of his films won the best foreign-language film Academy Award: La Strada (1956), Nights of Cabiria (1957), (1963), and Amarcord (1974).

Federico Fellini's Book of Dreams

The exhibition is being presented in collaboration with the Fondazione Federico Fellini and the Fondazione Cinema per Roma.

“Fellini's Book of Dreams” will be on display through Sunday, April 19. The Academy's Grand Lobby Gallery, located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and weekends, noon to 6 p.m.

For more information call (310) 247-3600 or visit www.oscars.org.

Images: Courtesy Fondazione Federico Fellini and Fondazione Cinema per Roma

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