Oscar-nominated filmmaker Steve James' recent loving but clear-eyed portrait of Roger Ebert, LIFE ITSELF, screens along with a discussion with James and Chaz Ebert. It's followed by his 2002 doc STEVIE, which finds James returning to the southern Illinois town where he'd once been an “Advocate Big Brother” to a young man who now stands accused of a serious crime.
Come in costume as your favorite character, take photos and get some free toys and treats at this Halloween Night 3-D screening of THE LEGO MOVIE! Taco Obsession food truck will be selling after the film. You can also get an early start on your trick-or-treating at the Montana Avenue Halloween Hop from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
Free Screening! 3-D! Directors Anthony Stacchi & Graham Annable & Animator Travis Knight In Person!
Much like stop-motion animation studio LAIKA’s previous CORALINE, this adaptation of British children’s author Alan Snow’s Here Be Monsters! brightens an occasionally dark story with truly magical visuals. A discussion with directors Anthony Stacchi and Graham Annable and LAIKA CEO and lead animator Travis Knight follows. This is a free event! To attend, please RSVP HERE.
Double Feature! Estonia & Chile's Official Oscar Submissions! Directors Zaza Urushadze & Alejandro Fernández Almendras In Person!
Two countries' submissions for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language film screen with directors in person! From Estonia, Zaza Urushadz's poignant drama TANGERINES finds two neighbors in a deserted village encountering soldiers from their region's opposition. From Chile, Alejandro Fernández Almendras' TO KILL A MAN examines one man's quest for revenge against local thugs who have terrorized his family.
In-demand fashion photographer David Hemmings shags half the models in London - before running into enigmatic beauty Vanessa Redgrave, who only wants a certain roll of film from him. A riddle within a riddle, Antonioni’s most famous film has often been imitated. Karina Longworth will sign her book Hollywood Frame by Frame before the film in the lobby at 6:30 PM.
Sparked by a controversial debate in February 2014, scientist, engineer, comedian, and inventor Bill Nye has set off on an energetic campaign to spread awareness of evolution and the powerful way it shapes our lives. Join Live Talks LA for an evening with Bill Nye in conversation with Emily Levine.
Tickets available only at www.livetalksla.org ($15 for general admission tickets for Cinematheque members. Use promo code: cinematheque)