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Academy Conversations: Hattie McDaniel’s Oscar

Watch a conversation with Jacqueline Stewart the Director and President of Academy Museum of Motion Pictures with Phyllis Rashad, actress and President of Howard University. They discuss the reissue of…

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Article on How Hattie’s Oscar was Restored

Director and President of the Academy Museum Jacqueline Stewart and McDaniel’s great-grandnephew Kevin John Goff take EW behind the efforts to replace McDaniel’s lost award in Entertainment Weekly’s Article How…

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Watch Gone with the Wind in Theatres in April!

We are excited to announce a partnership with Fathom Events to help share Hattie’s story for the screenings of Gone with the Wind celebrating the 85th Anniversary. Fathom will be…

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Interview with Kevin on Denver 7 News

Kevin was interviewed on February 1st, 2024 by Mica Smith of Denver7 News called Preserving Black History, where they talk about Hattie’s home in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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Interview with Kevin on MPTF Telethon

Kevin was interviewed on KTLA TV in Los Angeles on Saturday, December 9th, 2023 for the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF) Telethon. They discussed Hattie and her Oscar and…

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NPR Interview about Howard University Celebration

On October 2nd, NPR published a story, Howard University receives a replacement for Hattie McDaniel’s missing Oscar and interviewed Phyllis Rashad, Jacqueline Stewart and our very own Kevin John Goff.…

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 Recording of the Howard University event reissuing Hattie's Oscar

Watch Recording of Hattie’s Come Home Ceremony

Ms. McDaniel was the first black performer to win the Oscar at the 1940 Academy Awards for her role as Mammy in Gone With the Wind. Ms. McDaniel bequeathed her Best Supporting…

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Death on the Lot, Episode 6: The Change Agent (Released June 29, 2023)

New York, NY – May 18, 2023 – Academy Award-winner Adam McKay’s Hyperobject Industries and Sony Music Entertainment today announced Death on the Lot, a new eight-episode podcast series that will spotlight the untimely deaths…

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Hattie McDaniel’s Academy Award to be Reissued!

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences will be reissuing Hattie McDaniel’s Academy Award, which went missing over 50+ years ago after the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,…

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The Hattie McDaniel Project

Kevin John Goff will be working with the non-profit, the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame (CWHF), on a film about his great-grandaunt, Oscar-winning actress Hattie McDaniel. Mr. Goff will be…

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