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ACADEMY UNVEILS LINEUP FOR SECOND ANNUAL GLOBAL MOVIE DAY

Exclusive content to be shared on the Academy’s social channels 
on Saturday, February 13 

The second annual Global Movie Day will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2021.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences established Global Movie Day, a day for film fans around the world to celebrate their favorite movies and engage with Academy members and filmmakers across social media. The inaugural holiday was held last year (the day before the 92nd Oscars).

Global Movie Day is held on the second Saturday of February every year, to celebrate the power movies have to reach, connect and inspire people around the world.

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced talent participating in its second annual Global Movie Day, to be held on Saturday, February 13, 2021. 

Featured across the Academy’s social channels will be exclusive content from Oscars® producers Jesse CollinsStacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh as well as AwkwafinaYalitza AparicioPriyanka Chopra JonasEugenio DerbezJay EllisKen JeongSanaa LathanEva LongoriaAnthony MackieMarlee MatlinPark So DamRita Wilson and Cathy Yan.  Additionally, exclusive Academy archived content from Kathy Bates, Bong Joon HoLaura DernCynthia ErivoRian Johnson and Taika Waititi will be shared online throughout the day.  

Global Movie Day is commemorated annually on the second Saturday of February.  It was established by the Academy as a day for film fans around the world to celebrate their favorite movies and engage with Academy members and filmmakers across social media, serving as a reminder of the power of film.  The inaugural Global Movie Day was February 8, 2020.  

“Global Movie Day reminds us of what we appreciate about movies and what we miss about gathering to watch them. Today, we pay special tribute to movies and movie lovers around the world and look forward to the time when we can enjoy both together again,” said Academy CEO Dawn Hudson.

People throughout the world are encouraged to participate by sharing photos and videos across their social media platforms and using the hashtag #GlobalMovieDay.  Fans can post memorable lines or film posters from movies they love, discuss movies that have inspired them, rewatch a classic movie or discover something new. 

How to Celebrate:
Celebrate Global Movie Day this year by discussing movies that have inspired you, post your favorite movie lines or the greatest film posters of all time, rewatch your favorite movies with friends and family or discover something new! 

No matter how you choose to celebrate, be sure to take pictures & videos and share them across social media using #GlobalMovieDay.

Starting On: February 13, 2021

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