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35mm, 70mm, nitrate, state-of-the-art digital. Q&As, retrospectives, double-features, triple-features, marathons. We’re a year-round film festival. There’s something for everyone in our programming lineup.
The American Cinematheque is a member-donor-volunteer supported 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization whose mission is to celebrate the experience of cinema.
37 years of American Cinematheque film programming….and counting. Dive into the AC Vault to discover past Q&As and clips from our vast and newly digitized archives, old calendars and programs, new podcasts, conversations and much more.
Since it began screening films to the public in 1985, the American Cinematheque has provided diverse film programming and immersive in-person discussions and events with thousands of filmmakers and luminaries, presenting new and repertory cinema to Los Angeles.
Series | Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchcock meets a fellow master of classic Hollywood filmmaking, Jacques Tourneur, in this series full of noirish intrigue, pulse-pounding tension and silhouetted horror.
Virtual Screenings on Eventive | German Currents 2021
New Films from Germany including CLEO, COCOON, CORTEX, CURVEBALL, NO ONE IS WITH THE CALVES, THE CASE YOU and TOO FAR AWAY
The Ford | Produced in partnership with the LA Phil
Series | New 4K restorations of Andrzej Żuławski’s POSSESSION (Metrograph Pictures) Kiyoshi Kuosawa’s CURE (Janus Films), James Bond III’s DEF BY TEMPTATION (AGFA)
Series | Explore what it really means to watch and be watched in our month-long series of movies about voyeurs.
Series | The American Cinematheque is proud to present the films of Melvin Van Peebles in this retrospective at the Los Feliz 3. Co-presented with the African American Film Critics Association.
Series | Weekly series where Los Angeles is the star!
Aero Theatre | Hosted by Corn Gorn the Living God!
This is a vaccinated-only screening.
Los Feliz 3 | In 35mm
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Are you a film fanatic? Do the options of films in 35mm, 70mm and nitrate pique your interest? Do you want to learn more about the films you love or make exciting new discoveries? Or ask your favorite filmmaker a question? If you answered yes to any of these, the American Cinematheque is the perfect organization to join.
As a member of the American Cinematheque you’ll have access to exciting films, events, and exclusive member-only benefits. Join the club! Become a member of the American Cinematheque today.