Following the success of previous years, our Argentina New Cinema series returns with some of the best films to emerge from Buenos Aires and beyond in 2014 and 2015. The annual event always draws large crowds from both the local Argentine community and foreign-language film fans, and the 14th installment promises to be no different, with an impressive lineup including several Los Angeles premieres.
The annual celebration of Italian cinema opens with a screening of Italy's official Oscar entry, co-presented with AFI Fest Presented by Audi. The 2015 lineup promises more superb new dramas and comedies from Italy, along with a nod to the country's rich film history.
We are proud to present the ninth annual German Currents showcase featuring some of the best films of the past year from Germany and German-speaking neighbors Switzerland and Austria. Most of these films make their Los Angeles premieres here, and many programs include discussions with the filmmakers in person.
Join us for our 21st annual showcase of the wildest, sexiest new films from Spain. The films for this years' series include the tense thriller MARSHLAND, which swept the Goya Awards, with the full screening schedule available in the first week in October.
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, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania 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 featuring food and beverages from participating nations, this is an ideal way for expats and Los Angeles residents alike to experience these European delicacies.
Our celebration of the most powerful cartoon in the universe kicks off with the live-action MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE and discussion with star Dolph Lundgren, director Gary Goddard and production designer William Stout. Then, it’s a full day of “Masters of the Universe”, featuring talks by voice actress Erika Scheimer, He-Man co-creator Mark Taylor and artist Errol McCarthy, a Filmation clip show, a 30th anniversary presentation of animated feature THE SECRET OF THE SWORD, and the west coast premiere of the recent doc TOY MASTERS.