This event is free for all current American Cinematheque Members who bring their Membership card to the Box Office (two ticket maximum). Regular pricing applies for non-Members.
A wide variety of comedy, drama, animation and documentary shorts from Los Angeles-based directors includes:
“Kill Me, Deadly” (2012, 14 min.), Darrett Sanders and Bill Robens’ lovingly rendered black-and-white, hilarious homage to the beloved film noir classics of the 1940s and '50s - shot at Musso & Frank’s! Website | Facebook
Christophe Nassif’s “What to Bring to America” (2010, 14 min), in which an Ethiopian immigrant in Los Angeles has to make a crucial decision regarding her daughter’s future.
Marise Samitier’s “Death of a Housewife” (2012, 7 min), about a housewife who awakens to a new reality and leaves her kitchen behind. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Tracy Wren’s “Neighbors” (2010, 17 min), an adaptation from the work of Raymond Carver, in which Vern and Lorraine step into more than their neighbor’s shoes when housesitting.
Elizabeth Willy’s “The Seventh Room” (2011, 9 min), a gorgeous animation that takes us from room to room in an old house.
Robert James and Ondi Timoner’s “Library of Dust” (2010, 15 min), a fascinating and moving doc about recently discovered urns containing the unclaimed, cremated remains of patients at the Oregon State Hospital.