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Series at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood

Thu, Oct 13, 2011 - Sun, Oct 16, 2011

This year’s selection of recent Spanish cinema highlights everything from the most exuberant genre pieces to dramas notable for their restrained subtlety. Selections include Agusti Villaronga’s BLACK BREAD, Spain's official 2011 submission for the Foreign-Language Oscar; Daniel Sanchez Arevalo's comedy COUSINHOOD, about a trio of cousins on a pilgrimage back to the pueblo; Montxo Armendariz's DON'T BE AFRAID starring Belen Rueda, which looks with intense yet wrenching care at the long-term effects of child abuse through the lens of one young girl's upbringing; and the nuanced and subversive ANYTHING YOU WANT from director Achero Manas and starring Juan Diego Botto, a gender-questioning drama about a widowed father raising his 4-year old daughter.


Thu, Oct 6, 2011 - Sun, Oct 9, 2011

Director John Landis (ANIMAL HOUSE) hand-picks a selection of horror films from his new book 'Monsters in the Movies,' including ISLAND OF LOST SOULS, DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE, a FRANKENSTEIN triple feature, THE INNOCENTS, and THE HAUNTING. He'll also appear in person opening night of the series to sign copies of his new book!


Wed, Sep 21, 2011 - Thu, Sep 29, 2011

Michael Powell called their partnership "a marriage without sex," and Emeric Pressburger said, "Ours is an ideal way of working together, and at the same time, working separately." It was an unlikely pairing of the lean, unmistakably British Powell and the stocky, worldly Hungarian Pressburger that resulted in some of the most intelligently written, beautifully conceived and photographed, and gloriously romantic films in cinema history. Join us for a program that includes THE RED SHOES, BLACK NARCISSUS, GONE TO EARTH, A CANTERBURY TALE and PEEPING TOM.


Fri, Sep 16, 2011 - Sun, Sep 18, 2011

The films selected for Quebec In Hollywood reflect recent offerings in both mainstream and independent cinema. Kicking off the series is the international premiere of STARBUCK; other films presented include winning comedy A SENSE OF HUMOR, which recently became the highest grossing film in Quebec in 2011, Sundance 2011 World Cinema Award nominee THE SALESMAN, and FUNKYTOWN, set in disco-era Montreal.


Thu, Sep 8, 2011 - Sun, Sep 11, 2011

The last 10 years have seen an explosive growth in Mexican cinema, and the annual Guadalajara International Film Festival has served as a bellwether for the movie industry south of the border. The American Cinematheque is proud to present 2011 Guadalajara highlights including drama (THE PRIZE), comedy (BETWEEN US), coming-of-age (THE CINEMA HOLD-UP) and short films, as well as prominent recent features like TEQUILA: A HISTORY OF PASSION. It’s a weeklong taste of Mexican movies that’s no less than ¡magnífico!


Sun, Aug 14, 2011 - Wed, Aug 31, 2011

The Wall Street Journal recently described Frantisek Vlacil as “a director whose work should be world-renowned.” MARKETA LAZAROVA, the haunting film widely acknowledged to be his masterpiece, was voted the best Czech film of all time. Join us for a tribute to this giant of Czech cinema, including screenings of SIRIUS, THE WHITE DOVE and SHADOWS OF A HOT SUMMER. We invite you to discover this remarkable director during the short time that these rare 35mm prints remain in the U.S.!