Filmmaker Penelope Spheeris joins us to re-examine the L.A. punk scene with 1984's SUBURBIA, a harrowing trip through a blighted suburban wasteland where feral punk kids form their own surrogate communal family, and a restoration of 1998's THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION PART III.
Tiki Marketplace & Performances From King Kukulele & The Friki Tikis And The Polynesian Paradise Dancers!
A fragrant South Seas breeze blows through Hollywood, bringing with it our annual Tiki Night! Beginning at noon, shop for art, memorabilia, clothing, and accessories all day at our Tiki marketplace in the Courtyard. At 5:00PM, enjoy performances from King Kukulele & The Friki Tikis and the Polynesian Paradise Dancers, a book signing with the authors of Hawaii Movie and Television Book: Celebrating 100 Years of Film Production Throughout the Hawaiian Islands, and drinks and snacks available for purchase, before taking in the Cinerama travelogue SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE at 7:30PM.
Art Deco Society of Los Angeles Historic Lecture Series 2015
The 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris, France heralded in the design aesthetic that the world now knows as “Art Deco.” This illustrated presentation celebrates the 90th anniversary of the Paris exhibition of 1925, which was a six month (April – October) display of modern decorative arts from all over Europe. ollowed by a screening of AU BONHEUR DES DAMES (1930) featuring plenty of Parisian fashion in the grand magasins (department stores).
WORLDS BUILT TO ORDER: ART DIRECTORS GUILD FILM SOCIETY SERIES 2015
The final installment of this year's Art Directors Guild Film Society series pays tribute to production designer James Bissell, who joins us in person for a screening of George Clooney's CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND, based on the “unauthorized autobiography” of game show producer Chuck Barris (Sam Rockwell). The film's production design is noted for its “neo-hallucinogenic” color palette, as well as a number of mind-bending pre-CG cinematic techniques!
NIGHT OF THE LIVING ’80s: A NEW WAVE OF HORROR
Double Feature! Director Stuart Gordon & Producer Brian Yuzna In Person!