Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Documentary “And the Oscar® Goes To…” Coming to U.S. Movie Theaters April 13 at 2 pm and April 16 at 2 pm and 7 pm presented by Fathom Events

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TCM’s Documentary “And the Oscar® Goes To…” Coming to U.S. Movie Theaters

On Sunday, April 13 at 2 p.m. local time and Wednesday, April 16 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. local time, Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) invite movie lovers on a journey through Hollywood history as And the Oscar Goes To…” tells the story of the little statuette that became the industry’s most coveted prize.

Packed with great moments from 85 years of Academy Award ceremonies, “And the Oscar Goes To…” begins with a Turner Classic Movies piece created exclusively for Fathom Events featuring TCM host Robert Osborne sharing his memories on the Oscars over the years. The special will also feature extensive clips from Oscar-winning and nominated films, plus behind-the-scenes ceremony footage from the archives of Hollywood Newsreel.

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TCM’s Documentary “And the Oscar® Goes To…” Coming to U.S. Movie Theaters

Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies Bring “And the Oscar Goes To…,” a Documentary Tracing the History and Greatest Behind-the-Scenes Moments of the Academy Awards, to Cinemas Across the U.S. this April

Centennial, Colo. – April 7, 2014 – On Sunday, April 13 at 2 p.m. local time and Wednesday, April 16 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. local time, Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) invite movie lovers on a journey through Hollywood history as And the Oscar Goes To…tells the story of the little statuette that became the industry’s most coveted prize. Packed with great moments from 85 years of Academy Award ceremonies, “And the Oscar Goes To…” begins with a Turner Classic Movies piece created exclusively for Fathom Events featuring TCM host Robert Osborne sharing his memories on the Oscars over the years. The special will also feature extensive clips from Oscar-winning and nominated films, plus behind-the-scenes ceremony footage from the archives of Hollywood Newsreel.

Tickets are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. The event will be presented in more than 300 movie theaters around the country through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

“And the Oscar Goes To…” not only tells the history of the Academy Awards, but also highlights the relationship between the honored movies and major historical events and trends. Woven throughout the narrative are segments about the major categories, including Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Picture, as well as sidebars about the annual parade of fashions on the red carpet, memorable host monologues and emotion-packed tributes.

“And the Oscar Goes To…” is written, directed and executive-produced by Oscar-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. Christopher Pavlick and Rick Spalla also produced.

“TCM and Fathom’s nationwide screening of ‘And the Oscar Goes To…’ is a great chance for movie lovers to come together to celebrate the history and glamour of the Academy Awards,” said Dennis Adamovich, senior vice president of digital, affiliate, lifestyle and enterprise commerce for TBS, TNT and Turner Classic Movies (TCM). “As TCM continues to expand the reach of its brand, this screening represents another way in which we are able to connect directly with our community of fans.”

“Movie aficionados will love this insider’s look into the world of the Oscars,” said Shelly Maxwell, executive vice president of Fathom Events. “There’s simply no better way to enjoy these priceless moments of movie history than to experience them where they were meant to be seen…on the big screen.”

About AC JV, LLC

Fathom Events is owned by a newly formed entity called AC JV, LLC. Fathom is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Additionally, Fathom events take audiences behind-the-scenes and offer unique extras – creating the ultimate entertainment experience for fans of all ages. Co-owned by the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States, AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), Fathom’s live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to more than 750 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.

About TCM

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is a Peabody Award-winning network that presents great films, uncut and commercial-free, from the largest film libraries in the world. TCM, which is available in more than 85 million homes, features the insights of hosts Robert Osborne and Ben Mankiewicz, plus interviews with a wide range of special guests. Currently in its 20th year as a leading authority in classic film, TCM offers critically acclaimed original documentaries and specials; film series like The Essentials, hosted by Robert Osborne and Drew Barrymore, and Friday Night Spotlight; and annual programming events like 31 Days of Oscar® in February, Summer Under the Stars in August and TCM Essentials Jr. during the summer. TCM also connects with movie fans through such events as the annual TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood and the TCM Classic Cruise, as well as through the TCM Classic Film Tour in New York City. In addition, TCM produces a wide range of media about classic film, including books and DVDs, and hosts a wealth of material online at tcm.com and through the Watch TCM mobile app. TCM is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company. Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world. www.tcm.com

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