Our showcase of the most outstanding and innovative independent contemporary films from Spain begins with a roundtable discussion of independent cinema distribution and outreach. Free admission – first come, first served.
Double Feature! Reception! Director Lois Patiño In Person!
Our evening with L.A. OLA continues with COAST OF DEATH, a subtle, breathtakingly beautiful and lyrical homage to director Lois Patiño's homeland of Galicia, Spain, followed by a discussion with Patiño and cocktail reception. Then at 9:00pm is THE PLAGUE, a moving portrait of life on the outskirts of Barcelona that intertwines a series of minimalist personal stories.
Westerns have been moviegoing mainstays for generations, and we salute the genre’s influence with a series of screenings pairing classic Westerns with related films. The first of these stars Clint Eastwood as a man of few words but plenty of action in THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES and DIRTY HARRY.
Join us for the L.A. premiere of a new documentary on The Flying Gaonas - a family of performers who became one of the greatest trapeze acts of all time - along with director Tom Moore, producers and members of the Gaona family in person. Come early for circus activities in the courtyard at 6:30pm!
This month's series spotlighting the best in recent cinema from the European Union opens with a short film program, offering a tour of the continent with drama, comedy and animation from seven countries, followed by a discussion with participating filmmakers. Evening begins with a 6pm reception featuring food and beverages from participating nations.
Our tribute to Omar Sharif continues with an archival print of THE LAST VALLEY, James Clavell’s epic adventure of the aftermath of the Thirty Years War, and THE NIGHT OF THE GENERALS, which reunited Sharif with LAWRENCE OF ARABIA costar Peter O'Toole for an underrated mix of WWII history and murder mystery.