Polanski Asks Court to Restore His Film Academy Membership

The academy made the rare move of expelling Roman Polanski and Bill Cosby nearly a year ago.

  • Published 19 April 2019
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski asked a judge Friday to restore his membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after he was expelled for misconduct last year. Lawyers for the 85-year-old director filed documents Friday requesting that a court compel the academy to make him a member in good standing again. Nearly a year ago, the organization made the rare move of expelling Polanski and Bill Cosby. The academy then rejected… Read at AP News