Spike Lee, Pedro Almodóvar to Curate Exhibits for Academy Museum

The upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced that Spike Lee, Pedro Almodóvar and other filmmakers will collaborate on exhibitions when the museum opens.Hildur Guðnadóttir, the composer for last year’s “Joker,” and Ben Burtt, a veteran sound designer on the “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” franchises, will also help curate exhibits.Bill Kramer, director of the Academy Museum, announced the details of the new collaborations on Saturday.

The museum will open to the public on Dec.

14, eight years after the project was first announced.“We will open the Academy Museum with exhibitions and programs that will illuminate the complex and fascinating world of cinema — its art, technology, artists, history, and social impact — through a variety of diverse and engaging voices.

We will tell complete stories of moviemaking — celebratory, educational, and sometimes critical and uncomfortable.

Global in outlook and grounded in the unparalleled collections and expertise of the Academy,

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