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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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Los Feliz 3 |Introduction by author and film editor Kristen Lopez
‘Bleak Week: Cinema of Despair – Year Two’ and ‘Sunday Print Edition’
Home / Now Showing / MAKE WAY FOR TOMORROW
Depression-era drama MAKE WAY FOR TOMORROW from Leo McCarey stars Victor Moore and Beulah Bondi as an elderly couple who lose their home to foreclosure and hope to move in with one of their five children – none of whom wants them both. The template for Ozu’s TOKYO STORY, the film is a startling bleak portrait of generational divide and one that Orson Welles famously said, “would make a stone cry.”
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