A collection of documentary shorts that focus on the arts, the environment, small family business, disease, nostalgic memories, aging & youth and locations from the streets of L.A. to Southeast Asia. Discussion following with filmmakers from “Finding Bespoke,” “Mr. Overton,” “Gardeners of the Forest,” “Alzheimer’s: A Love Story” and “Free Fall With John and Yoko.”
Spend all night at the Aero Theatre’s for our annual Horrorthon! This year's films include THE BLOB, DEVIL FETUS, THE ENTITY, PHANTASM II, HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP, HELL NIGHT and BRAIN DAMAGE. Complete with between-film free food, giveaways, trailers, crazy shorts and surprises!
Director Claude Barras joins us in person with his feature debut, MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI, which is Switzerland’s official Oscar submission. This stop-motion gem about the resilience of the human heart won the Grand Prize and the Audience Award at the 2016 Annecy International Animation Film Festival. After his alcoholic mother dies, a boy nicknamed Zucchini (or “Courgette” in French) is befriended by a police officer and brought to a foster home, where he meets other orphans his age.