Global Movie Day is celebrated the second Saturday of February. Here's how the day got started and ways to participate.

What is Global Movie Day? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences established Global Movie Day, a day for film fans around the world to celebrate their favorite movies and engage with Academy members and filmmakers across social media. The inaugural holiday was held the day before the 92nd Academy Awards.

When is Global Movie Day? Global Movie Day is held every year on the second Saturday of February to celebrate the power that movies have to connect and inspire people around the world.

How to Celebrate? Celebrate Global Movie Day every year by using the hashtag #GlobalMovieDay and share which movies or movie characters have inspired you, your favorite movie lines, or host a movie night with friends and family. No matter how you choose to celebrate, be sure to take pictures and videos and share them across social media using #GlobalMovieDay.

In 2021, Global Movie Day was celebrated by many filmmakers, movie fans around the world and over 30 entertainment studios -- attributing to over 18 million impressions, half a million engagements and thousands of social media posts.

Here's a peek at how we all celebrated last year.

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