Academy celebrates The Rose’s 30th

Aug 29, 2009 by Ian Evans

Actress Bette Midler and director Mark Rydell will participate in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 30th anniversary screening of The Rose on Friday, September 25, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

The film, which follows the ups and downs of a Joplinesque singer earned Midler her first Academy Award® nomination for Actress in a Leading Role. The film also received nominations for Actor in a Supporting Role (Frederic Forrest), Film Editing (Robert L. Wolfe, C. Timothy O’Meara), and Sound (Theodore Soderberg, Douglas O. Williams, Paul Wells, Jim Webb).

Tix for the screening are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID. More details are at