Economy Roman Polanski asks court to restore his film academy membership Updated : April 20, 2019 06:29 PM IST In May, the academy made the rare move of expelling Polanski and Bill Cosby, months after ending the membership of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. Polanski's ouster from the group means he can no longer vote for nominees and winners, but he and his films can still win Oscars. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.