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American Cinematheque Onscreen:
December 1 - 15, 2008

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November  29 - 7:30 PM
Actor George Chakiris In Person! Winner of 10 Oscars!
WEST SIDE STORY in 70MM


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December  3 - 7:30 PM
In Recognition of World AIDS Day Outfest Presents
A FINISHED LIFE: THE GOODBYE & NO REGRETS TOUR


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December  4 - 14
Opening Night actress Nancy Olson in person with SUNSET BOULEVARD
BEST IN 10: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Grand Re-Opening of the Egyptian Theatre
This is a great time to join. Come celebrate with us as the American Cinematheque at the Egyptain Theatre turns 10! A limited number of free tickets have been reserved for New and Current Members for this series. Join at the $300.00 level or above, and get an ivitation to a reception preceding SUNSET BOULEVARD on December 4th.


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December 10 - 12
Sneak Preview of THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON Starring Brad Pitt
Director David Fincher In Person Retrospective


From the Instructor of our popular Navigating the Film Festival World & Film Aesthetics Seminars
NOT JUST FOR DECORATION: ART DIRECTION, COLOR AND DESIGN IN CINEMA


Thursday, December 11 - 7:30 PM
NOT JUST FOR DECORATION: ART DIRECTION, COLOR AND DESIGN IN CINEMA
New film aesthetic seminar for filmmakers and film lovers.


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Friday, December 12 - 7:30 PM
Fetish Film Series Hosted by Rick Castro
THE PLUSHIES AND FURRIES PROGRAM



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Wednesday, December 17 - 8:00 PM
Outfest Presents an Absolut Reception at 6 PM followed by a Screening of the beloved

AUNTIE MAME



F i l m f o r u m

Select Sundays at 7:00 PM
Spielberg Theatre
Schedule


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December 6 & 7
10:30 AM  - Meet at the Box Office!
Behind-the-Scenes Tours of the historic Egyptian Theatre and a screening of
FOREVER HOLLYWOOD
Experience the Legendary 85-year old Egyptian Theatre with the lights on! Bring your out of town guests to enjoy an authentic slice of Hollywood History!
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November 28 - 30
Bring Your Out of Town Guests for VERTIGO & THE SOUND OF MUSIC Thanksgiving Weekend!

Classics on The Big Screen


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Wednesday, December 3 - 7:30 PM
Kevin Thomas' Favorite Films Series
FIVE EASY PIECES


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Thursday, December 4 - 7:30 PM
Poland's Official Oscar Nominee
TRICKS


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Friday, December 5 - 7:30 PM
WARNER BROS. CARTOON PROGRAM
Free Screening at the Montana Avenue Holiday Walk


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Saturday, December 6 - 7:30 PM
Sneak Preview! Starring Michelle Williams

WENDY AND LUCY & OLD JOY


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Sunday, December 7 - 5:30 PM
New 35MM Print of Charlie Chaplin Classic

THE GREAT DICTATOR


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November 10 - 14
Featuring a Sneak Preview of THE WRESTLER

Mickey Rourke In Person Tribute


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Thursday, December 11 - 7:30 PM
Animated Documentary!

WALTZ WITH BASHIR


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Saturday, December 13 - 4:00 PM
Family Matinee

THE WIZARD OF OZ


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Saturday, December 13 - 7:30 PM
Back on the Big Screen!

LAWRENCE OF ARABIA


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Tuesday, December 16 - 7:30 PM
ITVS Community Cinema Series. Free Admission! Graphic Design Documentary

HELVETICA


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Samuel L. Jackson
2008 American Cinematheque Award Recipient!

The Award Ceremony is December 1, 2008 at the Beverly Hilton. Tickets start at $550. For more information call Mann Productions: 323.314.7000

A signed celebrity gift bag from the show will be auctioned on December 2. Click for details.


MEMBERSHIP:
AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE
Membership Offers!


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American Cinematheque Memberships make thoughtful gifts for the film lover in your life -- or consider a Membership for yourself! Keep an eye on our special offers for new members! And did we mention that memberships are also tax-deductible? Details

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Donations Needed!
We got a new van!!  Now we are seeking sponsorship for painting our logo on it!. E-mail us with any leads!

Our projectionists are seeking some 35 mm split reels. Do you have a Mini-DV camera you aren't using? Do you have a PC laptop that can run Powerpoint that you would like to donate to the American Cinematheque? We are seeking a 1 - 3 year old laptop to use in the Egyptian Theatre. As a non-profit, your donations to us are tax-deductible. We will provide you with a donation letter to use at tax time. Please call 323.461.2020, ext. 121.

Did you know that a $1000 donation can buy you at seat at the Egyptian & Aero Theatre? Personalize a name plate on the back of the seat. Another great  gift idea for the Egyptian's 85th birthday!

Tell us what you would like to see! E-mail info "at" americancinematheque "dot" com


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December Egyptian Theatre Calendar | December Aero Theatre Calendar

Coming Soon:  Free ITVS Documentary Series, Paul Newman Tribute, Movies with Holiday Spirit, Disaster Film Series, Film Festival Seminars, Sneak Previews, Family Matinees, Screwball Comedies, Dennis Hopper In Person! and always much, much more!

Tickets:
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Be sure to click on "coming attractions" to purchase advance tickets. The fastest way to access the schedule is by theatre zip code - Egyptian 90028 and Aero 90403.
Service charges do apply.

Tickets are also available at the Egyptian and Aero Theatre Box Offices.
General Admission: $10   | Student/Senior: $8  
American Cinematheque Member: $7
* Tickets for free events are available at the box office on the day of the event only. They are distributed first come, first served.

Join the Cinematheque Today:
Keep an eye out for special promotions (free gift with membership purchase) at our various festivals.
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We are actively seeking internet savvy volunteers who can help maintain our presence on social networking websites and online calendars. We are also looking for volunteers with their own digital video equipment who are interested in helping us document our q & a's for our archive. And can you help us distribute some of the Cinematheque's film calendars?

Parking:
The best deal is at the Hollywood & Highland Complex. $2 for 4 hours!
Click here for details.

Location:
Max Palevsky Theatre at the Aero
1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403

Movies on the Big Screen since 1940!

Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre at the Egyptian
6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Movies on the Big Screen since 1922! Celebrating our 85th Anniversary October 18th!

Full Schedule Details: www.americancinematheque.com | 323.466.FILM

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