(Robert Zemeckis, US 1994, 142 min., 35mm)
A magical story of a slow-witted and sweet-hearted Alabama man who is unwittingly swept up in some of the key moments of the 20th century. One of the most beloved, critically acclaimed, and commercially successful films of the 1990s, Forrest Gump won Academy Awards in six categories, including Best Writing (Eric Roth), Best Director (Robert Zemeckis), Best Actor (Tom Hanks), and Best Picture.
This screening is part of the Oscar Gala Weekend hosted by Eastman Kodak. All event proceeds support the George Eastman Museum and its mission of preserving the history of photography and film and the remarkable legacy of George Eastman.