REMINDER: Saturday, February 28, 2009 - 2 PM
Movie Theatre Architecture of Timothy Pflueger Illustrated Lecture & Booksigning
with author Therese Poletti
Presented in collaboration with the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles
March 1, 2009
Actor John Savage and original story co-writer
Quinn Redeker to introduce the screening.
Thursday, March 5, 2009 - 7:30 PM
Sneak Preview and Tribute to
Artist Zdzislaw Beksinski:
Discussion on art and the filmmaker's vision with directors
William Malone, Wes Craven, Tobe Hooper, Mick Garris and Stuart Gordon
March 6 - 7, 2009
Tickets are available through Outfest.
This is not a Cinematheque program.
Sunday, March 8, 2009
Tribute from Friends and Colleagues,
Reception, Preview of Estate Auction, Double Feature & More Celebrating the Life of
FORREST J ACKERMAN - TRIBUTE & SCREENINGS
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 - 7:30 PM
Sneak Preview! Starring Kristen Stewart (TWILIGHT)
THE CAKE EATERS
Director Mary Stuart Masterson and actor Bruce Dern
Seminar for Filmmakers
Prepping For Film Festivals
DO YOU HAVE A FILM ABOUT TO
LAUNCH ON THE FESTIVAL CIRCUIT?
Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, March 19, 2009 - 7:00 PM
NAVIGATING FILM FESTIVALS SEMINAR
Get the inside scoop on film festivals and
learn to make calculated decisions on where and when to play! It is easy to choose the
wrong festivals and "give your premiere away" when you don't know how to
Navigate the Film Festival Circuit. Note
the earlier start time! The same seminar will be
offered on both dates.
March 12 - 22, 2009
THE BROTHERS WARNER: CLASSICS AND PRE-CODE FILMS
Friday, March 13, 2009 - 7:30 PM
Fetish Film Night!
Radical Faeries Program
Celebrate Sid's 130th Birthday with a lecture about
the colorful life of impresario Sid Grauman
Saturday, March 14, 2009 - 10:30 AM
Egyptian Theatre Founder Sid Grauman Illustrated Lecture with
Select Sundays at 7:00 PM
March 14 & 15
10:30 AM - Meet at the Box Office!
Our March. 14 Tour is a special lecture on Egyptian
Theatre founder Sid
Tours of the historic Egyptian Theatre and a screening of
Experience the Legendary 85-year old Egyptian
Theatre with the lights on! Bring your out of town guests to enjoy an authentic slice of
REMINDER: February 27 - March 1, 2009 -
The Godfather Trilogy in Restored, New 35 MM Prints! One Film Per Night
GODFATHER, GODFATHER II & GODFATHER III
Sunday, February 15, 2009 - 4 PM
Sneak Preview! Starring Ashton Kutcher &
Director David Hollander In Person! Additional Guests will be
announced on our website.
March 6 - 11, 2009
A Tribute to a Comic Mastermind
REINER IN PERSON TRIBUTE
Featuring Steve Martin in THE JERK and THE MAN
WITH TWO BRAINS, plus WHERE'S POPPA, ENTER LAUGHING and More!
Saturday, March 7, 2009 - 4 PM
Family Matinee of French Classics in Newly Restored
THE RED BALLOON & WHITE MAN
Introduce the Youngsters in Your Life to Classic Cinema!
Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 7:30 PM
Double Feature Memorial Tribute to Writer Donald E.
Westlake Featuring Two Films Based on his work
THE HOT ROCK & COPS AND ROBBERS
Friday, March 13, 2009 - 7:30 PM
Memorial Tribute Screening to Director Robert Mulligan who directed a young
Reese Witherspoon in
THE MAN IN THE MOON
Reese Witherspoon will not be able to appear in person as
THE CUT FILM FESTIVAL
March 14 - 15, 2009
Click here for tickets and
information. This is not a Cinematheque program.
AUTOGRAPHED POSTER AUCTION
Cinematheque... Own a Celebrity Signed Movie Poster of Your Favorite Film!
Last Chance! Auction Ending! The
Cinematheque continues auctioning off its collection of movie posters signed by celebrity
guests at the Aero & Egyptian Theatres over the past MANY years. Funds raised will
support the on-going programs of the American Cinematheque. Click for more
information or go to e-bay and search "For Dummies Auctions.".
Different genres each week! Visit us at the Hollywood Collectors Show this weekend for
The Cinematheque thanks our poster collection
supervisors Bruce Chambers and Melodie Simond for their amazing work!
Very soon, only American Cinematheque Members will receive the
Cinematheque calendar in the mail. Alert your friends to join our e-mail list to continue
receiving notifications or JOIN the Cinematheque
Join the Cinematheque
during the OSCAR-WINNING FAVORITES Series
New Members will receive a glamorous SCHWAG BAG It's Award Season
in Hollywood and the stars are being treated to all kinds of special gifts from luxury
goods companies. Want a little of that glamour in your life? Join the AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE at the DUAL
level or above during the Oscar Winning Favorites series at either the Aero or Egyptian
Theatres and receive a bag with glam schwag...including one of several assorted DVD's, 2
CD's, an American Cinematheque luggage tag, a bottle of vodka, a t-shirt, hair care
products & more. Inquire about joining at the Egyptian and Aero Theatre box offices between
February 13 and March 1 (or as long as the supply lasts).
And, when you join at an upper level (or upgrade) prior
to March 7th, you will be invited to a sneak preview screening of TOKYO!, a new triptych film by Michel
Gondry, Leos Carax and Bong Joon-ho
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?
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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!
Rent the Aero or Egyptian
Our theatres are available for rent. To inquire
please call 323.466.3456 or view this pdf..
Tell us what you would like to
see! E-mail info "at" americancinematheque "dot" com