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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.
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The American Cinematheque is closely monitoring the guidelines issued by LA County and will continue to evolve our safety protocols. Your health and safety, in addition to that of our employees, remains our highest priority. Check back to this page for updates.
As of November 2, 2021 all American Cinematheque screenings and live events are Vaccinated-Only:
Please refer to current ordinances in the City of Los Angeles to learn more.