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American Cinematheque Onscreen:
December 15, 2008 - January 2, 2009

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Reminder: December  4 - 14
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. 


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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


A Double Feature of 1950s Japanese Horror Films
CULT CINEMA CLUB


Friday, December 19 - 7:30 PM
Cult Cinema Club
Spielberg Theatre


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December 17 - January 1
Screenings in this series are also at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

MOVIES WITH HOLIDAY SPIRIT

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Free Screening of SCROOGE (Join us for hot chocolate and caroling), HOLIDAY AFFAIR, WHITE CHRISTMAS, THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER, THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER and more!


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December 26 - 28
PAUL NEWMAN TRIBUTE



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January 2 - 11, 2009
Featuring Earthquake Sensrround!
MASTERS OF DISASTER: THE GOLDEN AGE OF CATACLYSMIC CINEMA


F i l m f o r u m

Select Sundays at 7:00 PM
Spielberg Theatre
Schedule


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January 16 & 17
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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Reminder: Thru November 14
Featuring a Sneak Preview of THE WRESTLER

Mickey Rourke In Person Tribute


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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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December 17 - January 1
Screenings in this series are also at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood

MOVIES WITH HOLIDAY SPIRIT

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WHITE CHRISTMAS, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF,
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE and more!



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December 26 - January 1
The Marx Brothers, Preston Sturges Comedies, W.C. Fields, Carole Lombard and more!

SCREWBALL COMEDIES


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January 2, 2009
Get Ready For Inauguration Day!
MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON &
MEET JOHN DOE


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Samuel L. Jackson
2008 American Cinematheque Award Recipient!

See the Award Show on AMC!
Sun., Dec. 14 @ 10 AM | 9 C
Fri., Dec. 19 @ 3:30 AM | 2:30 C
Wed., Dec. 24 @ 5:15 AM | 4:15 C
* Satellite subscribers should check their specific carrier. These showtimes are for Cable TV.


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Forrest J. Ackerman
1916 - 2008
Memorial Details to be Announced in January on our website.


MEMBERSHIP:
AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE
Membership Offers!


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AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE
Gift Memberships!

American Cinematheque Memberships make thoughtful gifts for the film lover in your life at the holiday or year round -- or consider a Membership for yourself! Members can see 100's of movies per year on the big screen at $7 a pop! And that includes a lot of double features. Plus, receive invitations to free films and receptions. Keep an eye on our special offers for new members! And did we mention that memberships are also tax-deductible?

All Current American Cinematheque members have the option to renew by January 15th at 25% off. This offer is also good for gift memberships purchased by a current member. Contact andrew@americancinematheque.com to renew today!  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, a lighting kit? 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.

We're Saving A Seat For You
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


www.americancinematheque.com
December Egyptian Theatre Calendar | December Aero Theatre Calendar

Coming Soon:  Monty Python, Seminars for Filmmakers (Publicity & Marketing), Sneak Previews, Family Matinees, Dennis Hopper In Person, John Sturges Tribute, Francois Truffaut Films! and always much, much more!

Tickets:
www.fandango.com

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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.
Use Paypal to sign up online. Click here.
Service charges do apply.

Volunteer:
A large pool of volunteers keep the Cinematheque
going strong. To learn more about how you can help click here.
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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