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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.
Festival | This year’s program includes 35 films from 20 countries. Archival prints, premieres of restorations, live guests and more.
Series | Béla Tarr in person retrospective with WERCKMEISTER HARMONIES, THE TURIN HORSE, DAMNATION, THE MAN FROM LONDON, FAMILY NEST, THE OUTSIDER, SÁTÁNTANGÓ
Los Feliz 3 | New 4K restoration courtesy of Arbelos Films
Series | MS. 45, THE DRILLER KILLER, 4:44 LAST DAY ON EARTH, BODY SNATCHERS, KING OF NEW YORK, ZEROS AND ONES, TOMMASO, SIBERIA, BAD LIEUTENANT, DANGEROUS GAME, THE ADDICTION, CHELSEA ON THE ROCKS, GO GO TALES, NEW ROSE HOTEL, WELCOME TO NEW YORK, PADRE PIO and MARY
Los Feliz 3 | Introduction by author and film editor Kristen Lopez
‘Bleak Week: Cinema of Despair – Year Two’ and ‘Sunday Print Edition’
Los Feliz 3 | Introduction by actor/musician John Doe
Los Feliz 3 | Introduction by writer Jeff Loveness
Los Feliz 3 | Pre-recorded Introduction by podcaster Karina Longworth
‘You Must Remember This: Erotic Tuesdays’
Aero Theatre | 90 minute lecture by author Kimberly Truhler before the film
Book signing with Kimberly Truhler for her new book Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s prior to the lecture at 1:00pm at the Aero Theatre, in partnership with the Larry Edmunds Bookshop
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