Lindsay Taub

Academy to Host Tribute to Sophia Loren

2011-04-01 by Lindsay Taub

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will celebrate the life and career of Sophia Loren with a gala evening of film clips and personal remarks from her friends and colleagues, concluding with an onstage conversation with the Oscar-winning actress on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at 8 p.m. at The Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

In 1961 Loren earned the first Academy Award presented to a lead performer in a non-English speaking role, for “Two Women,” directed by Vittorio De Sica.  Prior to her win, Loren had already made an indelible impression on film audiences both in her native Italy and throughout the world.

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