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GLOBAL MOVIE DAY – Second Saturday in February

Global Movie Day - Second Saturday in February


Right in the heart of Oscar season, the second Saturday in February celebrates Global Movie Day to honor the way movies have captured audiences’ hearts and minds around the world for over 100 years. Since their inception, movies have transcended geography, language, time, and culture, connecting us all through the power of storytelling.

HOW TO OBSERVE #GlobalMovieDay

Celebrate the Academy’s Global Movie Day by watching and discussing movies that have inspired you throughout the years. Share movie recommendations and discover ones you’ve never seen. Rewatch your favorite movies with friends or visit your local theater to see something new. Share the movies that have made an impression on you. Make your own “Top 10 Movies of All Time” list, catch up on this year’s Oscar nominees, and post your predictions.

No matter how you choose to celebrate, be sure to take pictures/videos and share moments and memories using #GlobalMovieDay across social media


Global Movie Day logo, AMPAS Gold Oscar SilThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences founded Global Movie Day in 2020 to celebrate the power of movies to reach, connect, and inspire people across the globe.

On January 15th, 2020, the Registrar at National Day Calendar® proclaimed the Global Movie Day to be observed on the 2nd Saturday in February, annually.

8 February 2020 – first #GlobalMovieDay
13 February 2021
12 February 2022
11 February 2023
10 February 2024
8 February 2025
14 February 2026
13 February 2027
12 February 2028
14 February 2029
13 February 2030

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