Free Screening! Join us for an evening of the best new short films from Spanish filmmakers, including this year’s New Filmmakers from Spain Award winner “The Suitor” (12min, Dir. Álvaro Congosto). Program also includes 2016 & 2015 finalists “Through the Wall” (8 min. Dir Tim Nackashi) and “Number 2: If I were Marilyn” (15 min, Dir. JC Falcón), plus the Goya-winning “The Runner” (12 min. Dir. Jose Luis Montesinos) and more.
This show is now sold out. There will be a stand-by line. This year's German Currents series begins with the Los Angeles premiere of ME AND KAMINSKI, a tragicomic road trip pairing opportunistic journalist Daniel Brühl with once-famous painter Jesper Christensen. Discussion after the film with director Wolfgang Becker and cinematographer Ralph Kaechele, followed by a reception in the courtyard for all ticket holders.
Our German Currents series continues with two Los Angeles premieres: FUKUSHIMA, MON AMOUR, in which a young German Marie travels with a circus troupe to the site of a Japanese nuclear disaster, and 24 WEEKS, an intense drama in which a prenatal checkup sends a family reeling. Discussion between films with FUKUSHIMA actress Kaori Momoi and 24 WEEKS actor Bjarne Madel.
In this Retroformat presentation, horror legend Lon Chaney stars as a hood sent to San Francisco to blackmail a banker but falls for his daughter instead. Plus Felix the Cat cartoon! With live musical accompaniment by Cliff Retallick.
Enjoy a day in historic Hollywood at the home of Hollywood's first movie premiere during the theatre's 1994 birthday week! Take a docent-led tour of the legendary 1922 Egyptian Theatre. See what it would have been like to be in a Grauman stage show with a visit to the dressing rooms and singers' boxes!
Join us in the Spielberg for a German Currents matinee screening of TOMCAT, Händl Klaus' look at a relationship upended by an unexpected outburst of violence. In German and English with English subtitles.