Discover the best of 2014's foreign-language cinema this week with screenings of the five films nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Golden Globe at the Aero Theatre. Then meet the filmmakers at a free panel discussion at the Egyptian Theatre!
It's our annual celebration of Italian cinema! The series opens with a screening of neo-noir HUMAN CAPITAL, Italy's official Oscar entry. Opening night will be co-presented with AFI Fest Presented by Audi. There's something here for everyone, including several exciting U.S. premieres, with some awards-season contenders surely lurking among them. The 2014 lineup promises more superb new dramas and comedies from Italy, along with a nod to the country’s rich film history.
Los Angeles' longest-running film festival, AFI FEST is the only festival of its stature that is free to the public. It is a unique opportunity for master filmmakers and emerging artists to bring film-loving audiences together in the movie capital of the world. American Cinematheque Members have been emailed about how to RSVP to us for the free screenings in this festival at the Egyptian Theatre listed here. If you are not a Member and wish to become one to receive Member benefits such as this, find more info here.
Our annual showcase of the best films and brightest talents in contemporary Spanish cinema turns 20 this year! For the past two decades, stars such as Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz and Luis Tosar, and directors such as Pedro Almodovar, Bigas Luna, Julio Medem, Carlos Saura and Vincente Aranda have brought their work to the big screen at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. This year we’re proud to present some of the most successful (box office hits SPANISH AFFAIR and FAMILY UNITED), acclaimed (Goya winner LIVING IS EASY WITH EYES CLOSED) and innovative (Paco León's CARMINA AND AMEN and Álex de la Iglesia's WITCHING AND BITCHING) films from Spain.
Join us for the eighth German Currents Showcase, featuring some of the best films of the past year from Germany and German-speaking neighbors Switzerland and Austria, including Germany’s official Oscar submission BELOVED SISTERS and Austria’s official Oscar submission THE DARK VALLEY.
15 Los Angeles Premieres! Special Guests Including John Carpenter, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nicolas Winding Refn, Chuck Palahniuk & More!
The best in horror, sci-fi, fantasy and badass cinema returns to Los Angeles in the second annual Beyond Fest. A partnership of the American Cinematheque and creative collective Amity, Beyond Fest offers an eclectic mix of premieres, rare repertory screenings and special events programmed by genre fans for genre fans.