After 25 years writing and performing in her own popular BBC television shows and serving as script editor for “Absolutely Fabulous,” comedian and best-selling author Ruby Wax deploys humor to spread the word about neuroscience in Sane New World: A User's Guide to the Normal-Crazy Mind, rewiring our thoughts to find calm in a frenetic world and survive the 21st century. Join Live Talks LA for an evening with Ruby Wax in conversation with Carrie Fisher.
Tickets available only at www.livetalksla.org. $15 General Admission tickets for Cinematheque fans (use promocode "cinematheque”).
A series of films starring Ralph Fiennes concludes with this double feature of Anthony Minghella's richly layered, novelistic epic THE ENGLISH PATIENT and a 20th anniversary screening of Robert Redford's QUIZ SHOW.
Cinema Italian Style 2014
Double Feature! Los Angeles Premieres! Director Ferzan Ozpetek & Actor Francesco Scianna In Person!
Popular TV personality Pierfrancesco Diliberto, better known as Pif, earned awards as Best New Director for THE MAFIA ONLY KILLS IN SUMMER, a remarkably assured portrait of organized crime’s long grip on Sicily, in which he also stars. He joins us for a Q&A after the screening, which is then followed by SONG 'E NAPULE, the Manetti brothers’ hilarious homage to ’70s cop films and Naples’ neomelodico singers.
CINEMA ITALIAN STYLE 2014
Double Feature! Los Angeles Premieres! Director Francesco Munzi In Person!
Director Francesco Munzi joins us with his gripping BLACK SOULS, set in Calabria where three brothers are caught in the ’Ndrangheta’s criminal web. Then, biting comedy of life I CAN QUIT WHENEVER I WANT features a cast of brilliant new Italian actors and moves with the sleek assurance of a classic heist film.