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What’s playing August 29th - September 5th

This week's highlights:

The American Cinematheque presents THE MANY SIDES OF ROBERT WISE: A CENTENNIAL TRIBUTE featuring THE HAUNTING, THE SAND PEBBLES, THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL and THE SOUND OF MUSIC among others

Don't forget CINECON 50 now underway.

On Saturday, Street Food Cinema takes over LA with three screenings: CASABLANCA in Pasadena; EDWARD SCISSORHANDS in Westchester and A HARD DAY'S NIGHT in Northridge. Have your Labor Day Picnic while taking in a movie.

All this and more in the FilmRadar 612th edition.

A Chat About DUALITY

DUALITY is a stunning beautiful short film and I recently had the pleasure to sit down with Director Emad Asfoury, Writer/Star Sarah Kynn Dawson and Executive Producer Peymaneh Rothstein to discuss the making of the film, the narrative complexity and working with Deepka Chopra

Downtown Film Festival L.A. Announces 2014 Schedule

6th Edition of DTLA’s Leading Indie Film Festival Offers 11 Days – July 9-19 – of ‘Transgressive’ Fun!

Highlights Include Opening Night Film and West Coast Premiere of “The Algerian,” July Art Walk Digital Film Exhibits, World Cup Final Game Viewing Party, Bike Tour of DTLA Historic Film Sites, Music Video Series Featuring Sean Lennon, Parties at Private Lofts, Galleries, Lounges and Restaurants in DTLA, A Rare Screening of Film Noir Classic “The Crimson Kimono,” and Celebrity Appearances by Virginia Madsen, Harry Lennix, Pauly Shore, Eric Roberts Jennifer Lynch, and Sonja Kinski

Q&A WITH DIRECTOR AMAT ESCALANTE OF “HELI”

Director Amat Escalante discusses his riveting drama, HELI, which opens Friday, June 13th at the Laemmle NoHo7 and Playhouse 7.

New luxury theatre complex to open in Westwood

iPic Theatres is opening a new 6 screen luxury theatre in Westwood on May 2nd. With the reopening of the Crest plus the Bruin and the Village, can we see a rebirth of Westwood as a movie=going hub?

Current Exibitions
  • WAKE UP!  David C. Lee Photographs the films of Spike Lee
    June 26th - September 1st
    Coinciding with the Academy’s Spike Lee retrospective and the 25th anniversary celebration of Do the Right Thing – Lee’s explosive portrait of racial tensions that arise in a small Brooklyn ’hood over the course of one hot summer day – is an exhibit exploring powerful on-set photography by David C. Lee, Spike’s brother. Their extraordinary collaboration has lasted nearly three decades.
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