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The American Cinematheque launches our Award Season Events this week....
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In Person Tribute at the Egyptian!

January 13 - 7:30 PM
with a screening of
THE QUEEN & SOME MOTHER'S SON

For more information on Helen Mirren films screening Jan. 12 click here.

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January 13 at 12 Noon
Cate Blanchett & Forest Whitaker  will join three other Oscar contenders for Best Actor or Actress for an in person roundtable discussion with Newsweek's Sean Smith & David Ansen. For more info. click here!

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www.goldenglobes.org · www.hfpa.org · www.americancinematheque.com

January 11—14, 2007 · At the Egyptian & Aero Theatres

Discover the best of new foreign films with the five foreign language nominees for the 64th Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the Aero Theatre, and join us for a FREE Round Table seminar with all of the filmmakers together at the Egyptian! Filmmakers will also appear with the screening of their film subject to availability.

Participating Directors Include: Pedro Almodovar, Guillermo del Toro, Clint Eastwood,
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Thursday, January 11 · 7:30 PM at the Aero Theatre

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(2006, Buena Vista
Pictures Distribution,139 min.)
directed by Mel Gibson.

The decline is near for the Mayan civilization. Jaguar Paw’s (Rudy Youngblood) peaceful existence in the jungle is brutally interrupted when barbaric Mayans pillage his village and he is captured for sacrifice with many of his fellow tribesmen. Determined to take back his ancestors’ way of life, he makes a harrowing and bloody escape. In Yukatek (Mayan) with English subtitles.

Friday, January 12 · 7:30 PM at the Aero Theatre
Double Feature

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VOLVER
(2006, Sony Pictures Classics, 121 min.)
directed by Pedro Almodovar.

Almovodar returns to his favorite themes of motherhood, women’s relationships and black comedy in this exploration of the culture of death in his native La Mancha where the dead co-exist amongst the living. Carmen Maura, Pénelope Cruz and Lola Dueñas star. In Spanish with English subtitles.

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PAN’S LABYRINTH
(2006, Picturehouse, 119 min.)
directed by Guillermo del Toro.

In this gothic fairytale, 11-year-old Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) finds solace in her fairytales when she finds herself in frightening circumstances at a rural military outpost (in post WW II Franco Spain) with her bed-ridden pregnant mother (Ariadna Gil) and cruel new step-father Captain Vidal (Seri Lopez). In Spanish with English subtitles.

 

Saturday, January 13 · 7:30 PM at the Aero Theatre
Double Feature

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LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA
(2006, Warner Bros. Pictures, 141 min.)
directed by Clint Eastwood.

From Academy Award winner Clint Eastwood comes the companion to his FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS. Sixty-one years ago, US and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, several hundred letters are unearthed from that stark island’s soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. In Japanese with English subititles.

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THE LIVES OF OTHERS
(DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN)

(2006, Sony Pictures Classics, 137 min.)
directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.

Official German submission for Foreign Language Film Academy Award! Captain Gerd Wiesler (Ulrich Muhe), a highly skilled officer of the Stasi secret police is among the vast network of government informants paid to spy on "the lives of others." When Weisler is assigned to investigate famous playwright George Dreyman (Sebastian Koch) and his actress girlfriend Christa-Maria (Martina Gedeck), his surveillance ultimately becomes a test of his allegiances and his moral principles. As the situation progresses, he comes to some shocking revelations that profoundly impact his own life. In German with English subtitles.

Introduction with director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck TBC.

Sunday, January 14 · 1:00 PM at the Egyptian

GOLDEN GLOBE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM NOMINEE SEMINAR

Discover the best of new foreign films with a panel discussion featuring the directors of the five foreign language nominees for the Golden Globe Award. Moderated by SCREEN INTERNATIONAL U.S. editor Mike Goodridge. For more information about the Golden Globe Awards see: www.goldenglobes.org and www.hfpa.org. Admission is FREE on a first come, first served basis. Tickets available on the day of the event only.* A limited amount of free parking is available in the lot on Las Palmas South of the theatre.

Theatre Info

The Aero
Max Palevsky Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403

The Egyptian
Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd., LA, CA 90028

www.americancinematheque.com | 323.466.FILM

Parking and Tickets

Parking information for the Egyptian Theatre:
http://www.americancinematheque.com/tixtheatregeneralinfo.htm#park

For January 14th Seminar only, Free Parking will be available in the Grant Parking
lot south of the Egyptian at Selma and Las Palmas Avenues. Mention that you are going to the Golden Globe Seminar when you arrive.

Parking information for the Aero:
http://egyptiantheatre.com/Aero/tickets.htm#Tickets

Advance Tickets: www.fandango.com or at the theatre box office.
General Admission $10
Student/Senior Tickets $8 | American Cinematheque Members $7

* Free tickets are available on a first come, first served basis at the box office only.