The EU Film Festival provides an opportunity for international cinema enthusiasts in Los Angeles to celebrate and discover contemporary films from across the European Union.
Spotlighting festival award winners from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland and Spain, the short and feature films here embody the rich heritage and diversity of cinema from Europe. With talent from the films invited to speak at screenings and an opening-night reception, this is an ideal way for expats and Los Angeles residents alike to experience these European delicacies.
Our tribute to London-born cinematographer Douglas Slocombe (February 10, 1913 – February 22, 2016) includes such classic comedies as KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS and THE LAVENDER HILL MOB, distinctive films for directors including John Huston, Roman Polanski and Ken Russell, and his Oscar-nominated RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK and its first two sequels.
Join us for three days of hilarity from the legendary comedy team Laurel and Hardy, with full restorations of a dozen shorts (including the Oscar-winning “The Music Box” and long-lost pie-fight epic “The Battle of the Century”) as well as two features: WAY OUT WEST and THE FLYING DEUCES. We'll also screen rare 35mm prints of THE DEVIL’S BROTHER and BONNIE SCOTLAND.
Join us for the 2016 installment of the Art Directors Guild Film Society monthly screenings, pairing such films as GUYS AND DOLLS and THE BELOVED ROGUE with presentations and discussions on production design led by noted experts.
The longest-running film noir festival in Los Angeles returns to the Egyptian Theatre with another incredible lineup of rarities on 35mm, with several prints struck expressly for this series, and many unavailable on DVD. Join Film Noir Foundation hosts Eddie Muller and Alan K. Rode for 10 nights of sinuous shadows, dangerous desires and bitter beauties.
Preservationist Ross Lipman's new kino-essay, NOTFILM, looks at the unusual collaboration between Nobel Prize winning novelist and playwright Samuel Beckett ("Waiting for Godot" and "Endgame") and silent comedy icon Buster Keaton on their experimental 1965 short "Film."