If the heroes of Luc Besson’s thrillers seem driven, they pale next to the director, who is one of the most phenomenally successful and influential French filmmakers of the last three decades. Join us for a retrospective including THE PROFESSIONAL and THE FIFTH ELEMENT as well as a Members-only advance screening of his new film LUCY, starring Scarlett Johansson.
Etheria Film Night showcases the best and most innovative new horror, science fiction, fantasy, action and thriller films directed by women. The one-day-only program kicks off with a 4PM screening of Axelle Carolyn's horror/Gothic romance feature SOULMATE and a discussion with the director.
At 7:30 PM a program of short films will screen, followed by a discussion with directors Rebecca Thomson, Sarah Doyle, Gigi Saul Guerrero and Rose McGowan.
All ticket holders can attend a cocktail reception and red carpet event in the courtyard of the Egyptian Theatre at 6PM! For more details about Etheria see www.etheriafilmnight.com
Join us for a retrospective of the work of French-born filmmaker Michel Gondry, including ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND and DAVE CHAPPELLE’S BLOCK PARTY, and culminating in an advance screening for Members of his latest film MOOD INDIGO on Bastille Day.
A dark and intense visionary, artist Nick Cave has spun tales of damnation and desire across several media in a 30-plus year career. Leading up to a live performance at the Egyptian Theatre, join us for a series of films he contributed to, including THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD, THE PROPOSITION, and the new documentary 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH.
Named after one of the pair’s most popular features, Sons of the Desert is the organization that preserves and promotes the legacy of Laurel and Hardy, and this year their international convention takes place in the heart of Hollywood for the first time ever. On the opening and closing nights of the “Laurel and Hardywood” convention, we are pleased to bring the legendary team back to the big screen, along with fellow Hal Roach Studios stars like Our Gang and Charley Chase. In addition to such favorites as WAY OUT WEST and Stan & Ollie’s memorable “This Is Your Life” appearance, we’ll present rare shorts, trailers and newsreels – some of which can only be seen here!