All AC Screenings & Events are Vaccinated-Only
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 | The American Cinematheque pays tribute to one of the founding fathers of independent filmmaking, with John Sayles appearing in person at each program.
Aero Theatre | Peter Bogdanovich Tribute.
Introduction by screenwriter Scott Alexander.
Aero Theatre | Pre-recorded Q&A with filmmaker Fernando León de Aranoa and actor Javier Bardem.
Co-presented by Recent Spanish Cinema
Series | The American Cinematheque pays tribute to the Oscar-nominated screenwriter with MUNICH, LINCOLN and the new WEST SIDE STORY, with Kushner joining us virtually at each event.
Series | The AC’s salute to the Todd Haynes includes screenings of all three of his rock-fueled features
Series | This month, the AC stands for “Alligators and Crocodiles” as we pay tribute to their finest film appearances
Aero Theatre | Joan Didion Tribute
Virtual | Live Virtual Q&A with filmmaker Maggie Gyllenhaal, moderated by Guillermo del Toro
Los Feliz 3 | Sunday Print Edition with Introduction by John Dahl
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