Academy series sets ‘Zhivago’ screening

As part of the “Academy Standards” series, a newly restored print of the 1965 epic love story “Doctor Zhivago,” featuring six-track DTS digital sound, will be screened by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

The pic, produced by Carlo Ponti and directed by David Lean, won five Academy Awards.

A special opportunity to view the Academy’s current exhibition of “The Man Who Drew Bug-Eyed Monsters: The Movie Poster Art of Reynold Brown,” which includes art from “Doctor Zhivago,” will be available Friday only from 6:30 p.m. until the screening begins. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and weekends, noon to 6 p.m.

Tickets for the screening are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members. They may be purchased in advance at the Academy, by mail, or on the night of the screening. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Academy is at 8949 Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 247-3600.

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