Oscar Winning Movies
Come check out these Best Picture winners and more in our DVD collection! Located to the right of the circulation desk on the first floor of the University…
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UAlbany University Libraries
The English Patient [DVD]  University Library Media / DVD [First floor north] PR 9199.3 O5 E543V 1996A "The film was released to critical acclaim, and received 12 nominations at the 69th Academy Awards, eventually winning nine, including Best Picture, Best Director for Minghella and Best Supporting Actress for Juliette Binoche."
Milk. University Library / DVD 1st floor north PS 3572 A42268 M665V 2008A Milk is a 2008 American biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist and politician and UAlbany alum Harvey Milk, who was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California. Milk received 8 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, winning two for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Sean Penn and Best Original Screenplay for Lance Black.
The Piano University Library Media / First Floor North PR 9169.3 C345 P53V 1992A A mute woman along with her young daughter, and her prized piano, are sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, and she's soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation. Jane Campion, Writer & Director Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin. The Piano won 3 Academy Awards out of 8 nominations: Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay
The Descendants | Searchlight Pictures
The Descendants. University Library Media / DVD [First floor north] PS 3608 E477 D4735V 2011A "...a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King (George Clooney) an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki...Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family's land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries."
Boyhood: Twelve Years on Film: Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater, Cathleen Sutherland, Matt Lankes. Library Collection Call Number Description OPAC Note Loan Type Status Barcode Options University Library Media / DVD [First floor north] PS 3562.I534 B68V 2014A