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Date:3/15/2009
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June 6, 2014

Hollywood – Los Angeles, June 16, 2014 – The American Cinematheque announced today that this year’s 28th award will be presented to Matthew McConaughey at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala. The presentation will take place Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The award presentation will be held in the International Ballroom and will include in-person tributes from some of McConaughey’s colleagues.

September 26, 2013

Hollywood - The best in horror, sci-fi, fantasy and badass cinema comes to Los Angeles in the inaugural Beyond Fest. A partnership of the American Cinematheque and creative collective Amity, Beyond Fest offers an eclectic mix of premieres, rare repertory screenings and special events programmed by genre fans for genre fans. With films drawn from all over the world, Beyond Fest brings many firsts to Southern California.Presented by the American Cinematheque and Amity. Sponsored by Levis. October 9 - 31, 2013 >> Aero & Egyptian Theatres. more 

September 23, 2013

Hollywood – Los Angeles, September 23, 2013 – The American Cinematheque announced today that this year’s 27th award will be presented to Jerry Bruckheimer at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala. The presentation will take place Thursday, December 12, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The award presentation will be held in the International Ballroom and will include in-person tributes from some of Bruckheimer’s colleagues. Other show participants will be announced as they are confirmed over the coming months. more

Date: 8/7/2012

Hollywood – Los Angeles, August 7, 2012 – The American Cinematheque announced today that this year’s 26th award will be presented to Ben Stiller at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala. The presentation will take place Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The award presentation will be held in the International Ballroom and will include in-person tributes from some of Stiller’s colleagues. Other show participants will be announced as they are confirmed over the coming months. more

Date: 5/17/2011

Hollywood – The 25th American Cinematheque Award will be presented to two-time Academy Award® nominee Robert Downey, Jr. at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala, American Cinematheque Board chairman Rick Nicita announced today. The presentation takes place Friday, October 14, 2011 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s International Ballroom in Beverly Hills. more

Date: 3/22/2010

Hollywood - Tom Luddy, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Telluride Film Festival, will be presented with the second annual Sydney Pollack Award on March 27, 2010. The Award will be presented by Rick Nicita, Chairman, Cinematheque Board of Directors. The Sydney Pollack Award is presented at the top of the evening at the American Cinematheque's benefit "Hollywood Salutes Matt Damon: An American Cinematheque Tribute" at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. This portion of the evening will not be broadcast. more

Date: 3/22/2010

Hollywood – Ben Affleck will present his longtime friend and co-star, Matt Damon, with the 24th American Cinematheque Award at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s International Ballroom in Beverly Hills. The award presentation concludes an evening of in-person tributes from Damon’s colleagues Casey Affleck, Don Cheadle, Clint Eastwood; Jimmy Kimmel, Greg Kinnear, Charlize Theron and Robin Williams. In addition, George Clooney and Ben Stiller will pay tribute by partaking in individual pre-taped comedy sketches while President William Jefferson Clinton appears in and narrates a piece surrounding Damon's humanitarian efforts that will be played during the show. Added guests will be announced as they are confirmed. ABC will premiere the Award Show broadcast of "Hollywood Salutes Matt Damon: An American Cinematheque Tribute" at a later date. This is the 1st year that ABC will broadcast the show. more

Date: 9/17/2009

Hollywood: In a broadcast television first, the American Cinematheque Award comes to ABC when it honors Academy Award-winning actor Matt Damon at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala. The presentation takes place Saturday, March 27, 2009 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s International Ballroom in Beverly Hills and will air as a special, "Hollywood Salutes Matt Damon: An American Cinematheque Tribute," on the ABC Television Network at a later date. more

Date:10/1/2008
Hollywood – The 23rd American Cinematheque Award will be presented to award-winning actor Samuel L. Jackson at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala, American Cinematheque Board chairman Rick Nicita announced today. The presentation takes place Monday, December 1, 2008 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s International Ballroom in Beverly Hills. more

Date:9/19/07

Hollywood – Denzel Washington will present his THE PELICAN BRIEF co-star, Academy Award winner Julia Roberts, with the 22nd American Cinematheque Award at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala on Friday, October 12, 2007 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s International Ballroom in Beverly Hills. The award presentation concludes an evening of in-person tributes from Roberts’ colleagues Tom Hanks (more) (From this page you can access Media Alert & Tip Sheet.

Date:7/23/07

Hollywood – The 22nd American Cinematheque Award will be presented to Academy Award winner Julia Roberts at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala, American Cinematheque Board chairman Rick Nicita announced today. The presentation takes place Friday, October 12, 2007 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s International Ballroom in Beverly Hills.

Date:6/20/07

AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE ANNOUNCES 2007 MODS & ROCKERS FESTIVAL, 8th Annual Film Festival Presents Monterey Festival 40th Anniversary Reunion, Premieres featuring: Beatles • Dylan • Zeppelin • Cream • Hendrix • Floyd • Who...

 

Date:4/26/07

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents Guy Maddin's BRAND UPON THE BRAIN!...

 

Date:12/16/06

HOLLYWOOD –The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatres presents Award Season Seminars in February. On Sunday, February 18th at 1:30 PM is a live taping of KPCC’s Film Week as FilmWeek Oscar preview with host Larry Mantle and local film critics who will preview their icks for this year’s Academy Awards contenders. On Friday, February 23rd at 7:30 PM is a special screening of George Cukor’s ultimate tale of an actor’s rise to fame, A STAR IS BORN (1954, Warner Bros., 170 min.) starring Judy Garland and James Mason. On Saturday, February 24th at 10:00 AM is the "Invisible Art, Visible Artists" Seminar presented by the American Cinema Editors. Discover how they went from dailies to Oscar-nominated films at this open discussion with all of this year’s Oscar-nominated editors. Free Admission for this event. On Saturday, February 24th at 2:30 PM is a seminar with the nominated Art Directors and Set Decorators presented by the Art Directors Guild and Set Decorators Society of America. Art Directors Guild President Thomas A Walsh will moderate the event that will include screening of excerpts from the five films nominated by the Academy.

Date:12/16/06

HOLLYWOOD –The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre presents three special events with in person guests in January. On January 12 – 13 is an in person tribute to actress Helen Mirren, featuring a screening of the acclaimed THE QUEEN, as well as some of her earlier work... January 25th, Charlie Chaplin will grace the Egyptian’s giant screen (Chaplin was a frequent visitor to the Egyptian in the 20’s and premiered THE GOLD RUSH there) in THE KID (1921, 60 min.), which will be shown in conjunction with author John Bengston’s pre-screening mixed media tour across the landscapes of Chaplin-era Hollywood... As part of the On Set With French Cinema Series, director Costa-Gavras will appear in person January 26 & 27 for a tribute and mini-retrospective of his work...

Date:12/6/06

Crispin Hellion Glover at the Los Angeles Premiere of his directorial debut WHAT IS IT? and the Big Slide Show...

Date:10/26/06

Musician Ray Parker Jr. In Person with a screening of a 70 MM print of GHOSTBUSTERS on HALLOWEEN at the Egyptian Theatre...

Date:10/18/06

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents Three Sneak Previews of New Release Films In November at the Aero Theatre. On Sunday, November 12th is a Sneak Preview of THE GOOD GERMAN (2006, Warner Bros., 105 min.) with director Steven Soderbergh in person. The film stars George Clooney, Cate Blanchett and Tobey Maguire. At Soderbergh’s request, the program will also include a screening of the classic Oscar winnner CASABLANCA starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. On Thursday, November 16th is a Sneak Preview of Marc Forster’s STRANGER THAN FICTION (2006, Sony Pictures, 113 min.) starring Emma Thompson and Will Ferrell. On Wednesday, November 29th is a Sneak Preview of BREAKING AND ENTERING (2006, The Weinstein Company, 120 min.), directed by Anthony Minghella, starring Jude Law and Juliette Binoche.

Date:10/17/06

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents the Continuation of the Kevin Thomas’ Favorites and In Person Tribute to Australian Director George Miller in November at the Aero Theatre. On Saturday, November 11th is an In Person Tibute to Australian Director George Miller who is best known for the MAD MAX films as well as writing and producing BABE. First up at 10:00 AM is a Family Sneak Preview screening of George Miller’s HAPPY FEET (2006, Warner Bros., 98 min.) the story of a penguin who can’t sing but, is a brilliant tap dancer. Following at 7:30 PM is the Australian version of MAD MAX (1979, MGM Repertory, 93 min.) and MAD MAX II: THE ROAD WARRIOR (1981, Warner Bros., 91 min.) starring Mel Gibson. On Wednesday, November 15th at 7:30 PM the series of Kevin Thomas’ Favorites continues. Film critic Kevin Thomas will introduce Billy Wilder’s SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959, MGM Repertory, 120 min.) starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon.

Date:10/11/06 - Award Show

TIP SHEET - American Cinematheque Award Presentation to George Clooney

Date:10/9/06

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents Fabulous Versailles, November 3 - 5 at the Aero Theatre. A series of films set at the famous French palace, which is gaining renewed celebrity in the wake of Sofia Coppola’s MARIE ANTOINETTE. The weekend includes screenings of films featuring historical events that took place in Versailles such as the orignal uncut version of Sacha Guitry’s ROYAL AFFAIRS IN VERSAILLES (SI VERSAILLES M’ETAIT CONTE)...

Date:10/9/06

HOLLYWOOD –The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre presents Nicolas Winding Refn’s Pusher Trilogy, November 3 – 4, three films that reveal the humanity in even the most violent criminals and how every pusher—no matter what his status—is only one bad deal away from total ruin. Refn’s style is honed with savage, polished dynamics similar to Scorsese or Tarantino but often steeped with nightmarish visual asides akin to David Lynch.

Date:10/9/2006

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre and Outfest collaborate to present gay and lesbian programming on select days at the Egyptian in November.

Date:10/9/2006

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents Filmmaker In Person at November events at the Aero Theatre. On Thursday, November 2nd is a 7:30 PM Double Feature of AMELIE (2001, Miramax, 120 min.) and THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN (1995, Sony Classics, 112 min.) with director Jean-Pierre Jeunet in person. On Friday, November 10th is a 7:30 PM Sneak Preview of BOBBY (2006, The Weinstein Company, 120 min.). Written and directed by Emilio Estevez, the film revisits the night Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968.

Date:10/9/2006

HOLLYWOOD –The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre presents Three Special One Night Events in November. On Sunday, November 5th is a Memorial Tribute to British Filmmaker Guy Green co-presented with BAFTA. Green’s LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA (1962, Warner Bros., 102 min.) starring Olivia de Havilland and George Hamilton will screen. On Monday, November 6th is The 6th Annual Attack of the 50 Foot Reels, a screening of 25 films made by shooting one cartridge (50 feet) of super 8 film. Since the films are made completely in camera, the filmmakers don’t see the product until the night of the screening. On Wednesday, November 8th is the 50th Anniversary DVD Release Celebration for FORBIDDEN PLANET (1956, Warner Bros., 98 min.),

Date:10/6/2006

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents the 4th Annual New Argentine Cinema, October 27 – 28 at the Egyptian Theatre and October 29 at the Aero Theatre. This 4th edition of the New Argentine Cinema Series, boast an impressive line-up of Los Angeles Premieres including director Tristan Bauer’s popular and critically acclaimed ILLUMINADOS POR EL FUEGO, a film about a veteran’s life during and after the Malvinas/Falklands War; Adolfo Aristarain’s ROMA, a biopic of famous novelist Joaquin Gonez; director Jose Luis Masa’s animated film PATOROZITO: LA GRAND ADVENTURA...

Date:10/5/2006 - Award Show

HollywoodJulia Roberts, George Clooney’s co-star in OCEAN’S ELEVEN and OCEAN’S TWELVE, as well as in Clooney’s directorial debut, CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND, will present the 2006 American Cinematheque Award to George Clooney at the close of the 21st Annual American Cinematheque Award Show on Friday, October 13th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Date:10/5/2006

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents Halloween Horror at the Aero and Egyptian Theatres. THE BLOOD IS THE LIFE – VAMPIRES ON FILM AND A DUSK-TO-DAWN HORRORTHON, will take place October 25 – 28 at the Aero Theatre and a Halloween night screening of GHOSTBUSTERS in 70 MM is scheduled at the Egyptian Theatre.

Date:10/4/2006

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents a screening of a brand new print of GONE WITH THE WIND with film critic Kevin Thomas In Person on Friday, October 20 and a screening of BEST IN SHOW with Actor Fred Willard In Person on Saturday, October 21 at the Aero Theatre. On Friday, October 20th at 7:30 PM is a screening of a brand new print of GONE WITH THE WIND (1939, Warner Bros. 222 min.)...

Date:10/4/2006

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents An In-Person Tribute to Academy Award Nominee Actor, Alan Arkin on Thursday, October 19th at 7:30 PM at the Aero Theatre. Arkin, one of only five actors to ever receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor (for his first screen appearance, the 1966 Norman Jewison directed THE RUSSIAN ARE COMING, THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING), was nominated again two years later for THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER.

Date:10/1/2006

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque celebrates the 84th Anniversary of the Egyptian Theatre on Wednesday, October 18th with a 70th Anniversary screening of the Al Jolson starrer, THE SINGING KID (1936, Warner Bros., 85 min.) with actresses Sybil Jason and Beverly Roberts In Person. Following the screening Richard "Mr. Tin Pan Alley" Halpern will host a discussion with the two actresses who worked with Jolson in the film. Prior to the film birthday cake will be served in the lobby starting at 6:30 PM.

Date:10/1/2006

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents a special screening of SOULER OPPOSITE with Cast and Crew In Person and Actress Gloria Stuart In Person with a screening of a 70 MM Print of TITANIC at the Aero Theatre. On Wednesday, October 18th is a screening of SOULER OPPOSITE (1998, Souler Opposite Productions, Inc., 104 min.). Christopher Meloni ("Law and Order: SVU") plays a comedian who falls in love with Thea, a political activist played by Janel Moloney ("The West Wing"). Meloni’s friend (Timothy Busfield of "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip") tries to keep Barry on an uneven keel. Discussion following with director Bill Kamelson and actors Janel Moloney and Timothy Busfield.

Date:8/25/2006

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association presents Unshown Cinema: The Animated Films That Got Away, September 22 – 24 at the Aero and Egyptian Theatres. In this outgrowth of the L.A. Film Critics’ Association’s ongoing FILMS THAT GOT AWAY project, the focus is on great and rarely shown animated features and short films (including over 9 hours of non-CGI animation), none of which have received commercial theatrical distribution in the U.S. This ambitious and delightful program includes European milestones like Ladislas Starewitch’s REYNARD THE FOX (LE ROMAN DE RENARD) (shown here with English subtitles for the first time ever, as arranged by the Starewitch estate especially for this series) – a legendary but little seen animated feature whose premiere predated Disney’s SNOW WHITE by a full year – and works by contemporary masters, including Japanese animation maestro Hayao Miyazaki (SPIRTED AWAY),

Date:6/6/2006

Hollywood – The 21st American Cinematheque Award will be presented to Academy Award winner George Clooney at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala, American Cinematheque Board chairman Rick Nicita announced today. The presentation takes place Friday, October 13, 2006 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s International Ballroom in Beverly Hills...

Date:4/26/2006

American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre Presents Hollywood Stars Salute Glenn Ford’s 90th Birthday...

 

Date:2/3/2006

HOLLYWOOD –The American Cinematheque has four Oscar related events planned leading up to the Academy Awards. Featuring opportunities to meet Oscar nominees in person.

 

Date:1/31/2006

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: INDEPENDENT FILM SHOWCASE presents two evenings of Award Winners from the 2006 Slamdance Film Festival on Thursday, February 9th & 16th. Each program will begin at 7:30 PM and will feature different films (shorts and features, narratives & documentaries).

Date:12/30/2005

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents the Hollywood Foreign Press Golden Globe Foreign Language Nominee Events at the Aero (January 9 - 13) and Egyptian Theatres (January 15). The five nominees for the Golden Globe Best Foreign Language Film will be spotlighted with screenings of the films at the Aero and a seminar with the director’s of the nominated films at the Egyptian on January 15th.

Date:10/17/2005

Hollywood – Emmy nominee Jeremy Piven (actor, TWO FOR THE MONEY, star of "Entourage") will host the 2005 American Cinematheque Award Presentation to eight time Oscar nominee Al Pacino at the 20th Annual American Cinematheque Award Show on Friday, October 21st at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Bruce Willis will present the award to Pacino at the conclusion of the evening....

Date:6/3/2005
Hollywood – The 20th American Cinematheque Award will be presented to Academy Award winner Al Pacino at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala, American Cinematheque Board chairman Rick Nicita announced today. The presentation takes place Friday, October 21, 2005 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s International Ballroom in Beverly Hills.

Date: 1/6/2005

Hollywood – The American Cinematheque has expanded its critically acclaimed film programming to the newly renovated Max Palevsky Theatre at the Aero, located at 1328 Montana Avenue (at 14th Street), in Santa Monica. A $500,000 contribution from computer industry pioneer, film producer, philanthropist, political activist and art collector, Max Palevsky provided major under-writing for the Cinematheque’s portion of the renovation of the Aero Theatre which includes such upgrades as: a high performance...

Date: 5/25/2004
Hollywood - The 19th American Cinematheque Award will be presented to Steve Martin at the Cinematheque's annual benefit gala, American Cinematheque Board chairman Rick Nicita announced today. The presentation takes place Friday, November 12, 2004 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel's International Ballroom in Beverly Hills. The tribute will air on AMC on Sunday, January 23, 2005.

Date: 5/25/2004
Hollywood - The American Cinematheque has signed an agreement to operate the Aero Theatre on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica, with developer Jim Rosenfield and his partner John Bucksbaum. Cinematheque Director Barbara Smith announced that the non-profit American Cinematheque, owners and operators of Grauman's Hollywood Egyptian Theatre, will expand programming to the Aero Theatre in Fall 2003.

Date:2/4/2004
HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents RECENT SPANISH CINEMA 2004(February 26 - March 14, 2004). Our eleventh annual survey of the wildest and most uncompromising new films from Spain features 19 new features, a short film series, an In Person tribute to actress Carmen Maura (WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN) and an In Person tribute to director Fernando Colomo. Filmmakers scheduled to appear in person to discuss their films include directors Javier Fesser (MORTADELO & FILEMON: THE BIG ADVENTURE) and David Trueba (SOLDADOS DE SALIMINA). Media Alert about Interview Opportunities.

Date:2/4/2004
HOLLYWOOD – La American Cinematheque presenta CINE ESPAOL RECIENTE 2004 (26 de Febrero al 14 de Marzo del 2004). Nuestra undcima edicin anual de las pelculas ms desinhibidas y comprometidas de lo nuevo del cine de Espaa presenta 19 pelculas nuevas, una serie de cortometrajes, un tributo en persona a la actriz Carmen Maura (MUJERES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE NERVIOS) y un tributo en persona al director Fernando Colomo. ALERTA DE PRENSA

Date:9/23/2003
HOLLYWOOD – La Cinemateca Americana en conjunto con el Consulado General de Mxico en Los ngeles presenta Las 3eras JORNADAS DE CINE MEXICANO CONTEMPORNEO, entre los das 2 y 5 de Octubre del 2003.

Date:5/8/2003
Hollywood - The American Cinematheque has signed an agreement to operate the Aero Theatre on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica, with developer Jim Rosenfield and his partner John Bucksbaum. Rick Nicita named Chairman of the Board...

Date:1/31/2003
HOLLYWOOD – La American Cinematheque presenta CINE ESPAOL RECIENTE 2003 (21 de Febrero al 9 de Marzo del 2003). La dcima muestra de lo ms desinhibido y comprometido del cine espaol la integran 23 pelculas nuevas, una eclctica retrospectiva de 9 "grandes xitos", una seleccin de nuevos cortos y tambin una retrospectiva de cortometrajes destacados.

Date:1/27/2003

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre presents A TRIBUTE TO INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC AND SKYWALKER SOUND (February 6 - 16, 2003). This eight day retrospective showcases clips of the groundbreaking visual and sound effects of ILM and Skywalker Sound, spanning twenty five years of filmmaking. Highlights of the series include in person appearances by directors George Lucas and James Cameron, and ILM and Skywalker Sound Artists...

Date:1/27/2003

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque will present THE BEST OF THE SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2003 on February 12 & 13, 2003, a screening of selected award-winners of the 9th annual Slamdance Film Festival. Winners were announced on Friday, January 24th in Park City, Utah at the Sparky Award Ceremony. Filmmakers will appear in-person subject to availability.

Date:12/18/2002

HOLLYWOOD -The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre presents three special evenings at the Egyptian with in person guests in mid January. On Wednesday, January 15, 2003 at 7:30 PM actress Diane Lane will appear in person with a screening of the erotic thriller UNFAITHFUL (2002, 20th Century Fox) directed by Adrian Lyne (FATAL ATTRACTION). On Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 7:30 PM Director Rob Marshall will appear in person with a screening of the musical CHICAGO (2002, Miramax). On Tuesday, January 21, 2003 at 5:00 PM Alan Arkin will appear in person for a discussion following THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER (1968, Warner Bros.), and will introduce a Double Feature of 13 CONVERSATIONS ABOUT ONE THING (2002, Sony Classics) and THE IN-LAWS (1979, Warner Bros.)

Date:12/18/2002

HOLLYWOOD -The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre presents three special evenings at the Egyptian with in person guests in January. On Monday, January 6, 2003 at 7:30 PM Robin Williams and Mark Romanek will appear in person with a screening of ONE HOUR PHOTO (Fox Searchlight). On Tuesday, January 7, 2003 at 7:30 PM George Clooney will appear in person with a screening of CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND (Miramax). On Monday, January 13, 2003 at 7:30 PM Nicole Kidman will appear in person with a screening of THE HOURS (Paramount).

Date:12/13/2002

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre presents A RETROSPECTIVE OF THE FILMS OF SERGIO LEONE (January 2 - 4, 2003), a three day retrospective featuring screenings of some of his best known westerns, A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS (screening here in a new 35 mm print), FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE and THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY, films that made the virtually unknown American TV star Clint Eastwood a household name.

Date:9/16/2002

Hollywood – The 17th American Cinematheque Award will be presented to Denzel Washington at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala, American Cinematheque co-chairmen Peter Dekom and Mike Medavoy announced today. The presentation takes place Friday, December 6, 2002 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s International Ballroom in Beverly Hills.

Date:9/17/2002

HOLLYWOOD – La Cinemateca Americana y el Consulado General de Mxico en Los Angeles presentan las SEGUNDAS JORNADAS DE CINE MEXICANO CONTEMPORNEO, desde el 4 hasta el da 7 de Octubre del 2002. La muestra de cuatro das incluye siete largometrajes, cinco de las cuales son estrenos en la costa oeste, y siete cortometrajes, ms la presencia en vivo de la actriz Salma Hayek & Claudia Bollain Y Goytia, as como de los cineastas Juan Antonio de la Riva, Beto Gmez, Ignacio Ortiz Cruz

Date:9/17/2002

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque in association with the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles presents CONTEMPORARY MEXICAN FILM SERIES/JORNADAS DE CINE MEXICANO (October 4 - 7, 2002). This four-day event includes seven features, (five are West Coast Premieres) and seven short films, plus in person appearances by actress Salma Hayek & Claudia Bollain Y Goytia;...

Date: 8/5/2002

HOLLYWOOD – German filmmaker Werner Herzog (NOSFERATU, THE VAMPYRE, AGUIRRE, THE WRATH OF GOD) will appear in-person each night of the American Cinematheque’s presentation of POET OF DOOM: A TRIBUTE TO WERNER HERZOG (September 5 - 8, 2002). This four night retrospective features eight of his films, including a Sneak Preview of his latest, INVINCIBLE...Werner Herzog

Date: 7/12/2002

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents THE 3rd ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF FANTASY, HORROR, ANIME AND SCIENCE FICTION (August 8-25, 2001), a 12 day festival featuring 30 films from countries including: Brazil, Japan, Italy, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. Highlights of the series include a 20th Anniversary screening of STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN, with director Nicholas Meyer and actors George Takei and Walter Koenig in person;

Date: 5/7/2002

HOLLYWOOD –The American Cinematheque presents THE HAUNTED WORLD OF MARIO BAVA, the largest US retrospective ever mounted of Italian horror master Mario Bava’s films (May 31 – June 12, 2002). Eighteen of Bava’s films will screen, thirteen in new 35 mm prints.

Date: 2/14/2002

HOLLYWOOD – Director Ridley Scott and Producer Jerry Bruckheimer will appear in person at the American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre on Monday, February 25, 2002 at 7:00 PM with a special screening of their box office sensation BLACK HAWK DOWN...

Date: 2/1/2002

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents NEW IRISH CINEMA (March 13 - 20, 2002), our first series highlighting new films from Ireland. This five-day event (which encompasses the Saint Patrick’s Day weekend) includes seven feature films from new Irish directors as well as a short film and animation program. Scheduled to appear in person are directors Goran Paskaljevic and Kirsten Sheridan, as well as actor Colm Meaney.

Date: 1/31/2002

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents RECENT SPANISH CINEMA 2002 (February 22 - March 10, 2002). Our ninth annual survey of the wildest and most uncompromising new films from Spain features a 5-film tribute to acclaimed director Fernando Trueba (Academy Award Winner, BELLE EPOQUE); 19 new features and a program of new Spanish short films. Filmmakers scheduled to appear in person to discuss their films include: Fernando Trueba, Vicente Aranda, Lola Salvador, Santiago Segura, and actor Eduard Fernandez... Interiews.

Date: 1/10/2002

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian will present four one and two night special film events in February. On Wednesday, February 13th at 7:30 PM is an evening of CINEMASCOPE/ANAMORPHIC SHORT FILMS presented in association with Apollo Cinema. Several filmmakers will appear in-person. On Friday, February 15th and Saturday, February 16th is IN SPITE OF HIMSELF: An In-Person Tribute to PATRICK MACNEE...February 21 TRAILER CAMP... On Wednesday, February 20th at 7:00 PM is an evening with French filmmakers Jean-Marc Barr and Pascal Arnold, plus actress Elodie Bouchez...

Date: 11/5/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian will present three special one night events with in-person guests in November. On Tuesday, November 13th at 7:00 PM is an In-Person Tribute to Producer Max Rosenberg featuring a double feature of two rare I.B. Technicolor films: TORTURE GARDEN (1967) & DR. TERROR’S HOUSE OF HORRORS (1965) and a post-screening discussion with Rosenberg between films. On Monday, November 26th at 7:30 pm co-writer/director Baz Luhrmann, actor Ewan McGregor and production/costume designer Catherine Martin will appear in-person to present the musical MOULIN ROUGE. A discussion will follow the film. On Wednesday November 28th at 7:00 pm two-time Academy-Award winning editor Ralph Winters will present a double feature of GASLIGHT and HIGH SOCIETY...

Date: 11/5/2001

HOLLYWOOD – On Wednesday, November 14, 2001 at 7:30 PM, the American Cinematheque in association with Women in Film, spotlights films with female protagonists, that deal with female issues. The evening will include eight short films in a program entitled "Women In Shorts."

Date: 11/5/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents TEN FILMMAKERS TO WATCH (Nov. 16-20, 2001), a five night showcase of films by filmmakers from Australia, Europe, Mexico, Argentina and the U.S., whose work thus far has marked them as interesting talents to watch. Included in the series are: Andrew Dominik’s CHOPPER; Gustavo Mosquera’s MOEBIUS; Dominik Moll’s WITH FRIENDS LIKE HARRY; Christopher Nolan’s MEMENTO;

Date: 10/18/2001

ANNETTE BENING, PATRICIA WETTIG & ALAN RICH  TO APPEAR WITH DIRECTOR IRWIN WINKLER AT AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE'S GUILTY BY SUSPICION SCREENING AT THE EGYPTIAN THEATRE... Sam Raimi at THE EVIL DEAD screening on Halloween...

Date: 9/25/2001

Hollywood – The American Cinematheque’s 16th annual benefit gala honoring Nicolas Cage has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 28, 2001. Event co-chairs are Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Dolgen and Gerry Harrington. Samuel L. Jackson will host the Cinematheque Tribute and Award presentation at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s International Ballroom in Beverly Hills. Turner Entertainment Television will air the American Cinematheque Tribute to Nicolas Cage in 2002. Tip Sheet... Media Alert...

Date: 9/25/2001

AUDITION and EVERYTHING PUT TOGETHER to be released through the American Cinematheque’s distribution label "Vitagraph/American Cinematheque Presents… in Fall/Winter 2000-2001...

Date: 9/12/2001

Hollywood - The Cinematheque's late Sept/Oct schedule. Due to the number of one night events we do not have separate press releases for these events. They include our John Waters; Wisconsin Death Trip; Tsai Ming Liang; LOSING IT; Japanese Outlaw Masters 3; Hollywood Murder Mystery Weekend; Egyptian Theatre 79th Anniversary Celebration; RES Fest; THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE; THE EVIL DEAD.

Date: 8/27/2001

Hollywood – Nicolas Cage’s BRINGING OUT THE DEAD director, Martin Scorsese will present him with the 16th American Cinematheque Award at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala.

Date: 8/17/2001

HOLLYWOOD – Scottish Video Artist Douglas Gordon will appear in-person at the American Cinematheque on Sunday, September 16, 2001 to present FEATURE FILM (1999, Artangel, 81 min), a piece that examines the suspense created by Bernard Herrmann’s score for Alfred Hitchcock’s VERTIGO. Following a discussion with Gordon about FEATURE FILM, Hitchcock’s VERTIGO will play as the second part of the double feature.

Date: 8/17/2001

HOLLYWOOD – GLADIATOR director Ridley Scott will appear in-person on selected evenings for the American Cinematheque’s presentation of MAXIMUM PICTURES: THE VISIONARY CINEMA OF RIDLEY SCOTT, a six night retrospective of ten of his films. Highlights of the series include a screening of the 1992 "Director’s Cut" of futuristic classic, BLADERUNNER starring Harrison Ford; five-time Oscar winning picture, GLADIATOR starring Russell Crowe; sci-fi, monster

Date: 8/17/2001

HOLLYWOOD – In September, the American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: INDEPENDENT FILM SHOWCASE presents the LA PREMIERES of two new independent feature films. A screening of James Marsh’s WISCONSIN DEATH TRIP (Cinemax/BBC Arena, 1999, 76 min.) will take place on Thursday, September 13th at 7:30 PM. Based on Michael Lesy’s 1973 book of the same title, Marsh’s unusual film consists of haunting reenactments of a series of human catastrophes that occurred in a small Wisconsin town in the last decade of the 1800’s. Preceding the feature is Ari Gold’s Student Academy award-winning short film "Helicopter" (21 min.). Following a helicopter crash a young man tries to remember his mother’s face. Producer Maureen A. Ryan will appear with director James Marsh following the screening. On Thursday, September 20th at 7:30 PM is Adam Ripp’s GANG TAPES (80 min., 2001, USA), a riveting chronicle of a young teen’s assimilation into African American gang life in South Central LA...

Date: 8/17/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents a CONTEMPORARY MEXICAN FILM SERIES/JORNADAS DE CINE MEXICANO (September 6 - 9, 2001). This four-day event includes seven features and nine shorts. Most will films will be presented in-person by the filmmaker. This presentation of some of Mexico’s best new films is scheduled to coincide with Mexican Independence Day. From comedies to road movies, to bittersweet love stories and gritty urban dramas, each film explores the new modern Mexico and its roots. The success of such new Mexican films as AMORES PERROS, and the recent surge in film production after years in the doldr

Date: 7/17/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents THE 2nd ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF FANTASY, HORROR AND SCIENCE FICTION (August 3-26, 2001). This 13 day festival includes 28 features, 9 shorts and many rare trailers from thirteen different countries including: Australia, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Highlights include: new work from Italian horror maestro Dario Argento (SLEEPLESS), a pair of stunning new Japanese anime films (METROPOLIS and VAMPIRE HUNTER DBLOODLUST)...

Date: 6/18/2001

Hollywood – The 16th American Cinematheque Award will be presented to Nicolas Cage at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala, event co-chairs Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Dolgen and Gerry Harrington, announced today. Samuel L. Jackson will host the Cinematheque Tribute and Award presentation on Saturday, September 22, 2001 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s International Ballroom in Beverly Hills.

Date: 5/24/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: A TRIBUTE TO MALCOLM MCDOWELL, an in-person retrospective of seven of the actor’s films (June 21-24, 2001), including his latest, the electrifying GANGSTER No. 1, and the American Premiere of the Cannes entry, ASSASSIN OF THE TSAR.

Date: 5/22/2001

HOLLYWOOD – Press Screening of Nanni Moretti's THE SON'S ROOM, winner of Palme d'Or at Cannes...

Date: 4/30/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents HEARTS ON FIRE: A TRIBUTE TO JENNIFER JASON LEIGH IN-PERSON, (June 5-10, 2001), the first U.S. retrospective of her work as an actress and a Sneak Preview of her debut as a writer/director. The four night series kicks off on June 5th with a special Sneak Preview screening of Leigh’s directorial debut, THE ANNIVERSARY PARTY (2001, Fine Line)...

Date: 4/30/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque in association with Cinecitta Holding; the Istituto Italiano di Cultura – Los Angeles, the Italian Heritage Culture Foundation and the Italian Trade Commission, co-presents: I AM SELF-SUFFICIENT: THE FILMS OF NANNI MORETTI (May 31 – June 3, 2001), an in-person tribute and screening of ten of the Italian filmmaker’s movies. The series is highlighted by the US Premiere of Moretti’s latest film, LA STANZA DEL FIGLIO (THE SON’S ROOM, 2001), which recently won Italy’s prestigious David di Donatello award for Best Picture and will be featured in this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Date: 4/30/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents a double shorts program on Wednesday, May 30, 2001, beginning with THE PLEASURE OF THE GIFTED SHORT FILM at 7:00 PM, followed by FILM FESTIVAL ORGY at 9:30 PM. These two programs are unrelated and separate admission will be charged. THE PLEASURE OF THE GIFTED SHORT FILM includes 6 films which are an eclectic mix of drama, comedy and documentary. FILM FESTIVAL ORGY: PRELUDES takes a look at 10 short films, made by top Canadian directors, that were commissioned for the 25th Anniversary of the Toronto International Film Festival.

Date: 4/30/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents THE SKYY VODKA SHORT FILM AWARD WINNERS & FINALISTS MARATHON SCREENING starting at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, May 16, 2001. This two hour program will include the four winners and eight finalists in the first annual Skyy Vodka Short Film Award competition...

Date: 4/16/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents SIDE STREETS AND BACK ALLEYS: THE 3rd ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF FILM NOIR (May 11-27, 2001). More than 60 years after it began, in the pulp magazines and expressionistic, doom-laden thrillers and crime movies of the 1930’s and 1940’s, Film Noir continues to cast its wicked spell on us. Following on the success of last year’s Noir Fest, we’ve combed through studio archives and forgotten film depots like Dick Powell in MURDER MY SWEET, to bring you even more phenomenally rare treats for this year’s series.

Date: 4/20/2001

HOLLYWOOD – In May, the American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: INDEPENDENT FILM SHOWCASE presents the LA PREMIERE of two new independent feature films. On Thursday, May 10th at 7:30 PM is THE WEDDING VIDEO (2000, USA, 84 min.), a comedy about a gay marriage starring ex-MTV "Real World" cast members from various seasons. Directors are Norman Korpi and Clint Cowen. With Tom Schroeder’s animated "Bike Ride" (2000, USA, 7 min.). On Tuesday, May 22nd at 7:30 PM the IFP/West’s Festival Buzz series and the Cinematheque’s Alternative Screen Independent Film Showcase will co-present the Los Angeles Premiere of Randy Redroad’s THE DOE BOY (2001, USA, 84 min.), a sensitive portrayal of a hemophiliac native American boy (James Duval) coming of age under the cloud of his blood disease.

Date: 4/20/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents a one evening program featuring six, underwater short films by French surrealist filmmaker Jean Painlev. The program, entitled, SCIENCE IS FICTION: THE FILMS OF JEAN PAINLEV will take place on Wednesday, May 9, 2001 at 7:30 PM. At the forefront of the Surrealist movement, Jean Painlev was the director of about 200 short, sharp and luxuriant films, many focusing on aquatic fauna.

Date: 4/20/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents Fantastika! The Films of Russian Fantasy Master Alexander Ptushko (May 3-6, 2001), an extremely rare opportunity to see brand new 35mm prints of the original Russian language versions of the work of "the Russian Spielberg." Soviet director and visual effects pioneer Alexander Ptushko (1900-1973) created his own epic fantasy world filled with wind demons, sorcerers and enchanted stone gardens. In 1935, Ptushko directed one of the world’s first full-length animated features, THE NEW GULLIVER -- two years before Disney’s SNOW WHITE! -

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents the premiere theatrical run of Jackie Chan’s MIRACLES (aka MR. CANTON AND LADY ROSE), (1989, Golden Harvest/MediaAsia/TriStar (Columbia Pictures Repertory), 127 min.) Director/actor Jackie Chan’s own personal favorite of all of his movies, MIRACLES has been the most difficult to see, having had only a few festival screenings in the States until now.

Date: 3/20/2001

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents Singapore Nights: New Films From Singapore (April 18-19, 2001). Singapore. A city, a state and a country. A young country, only independent from Malaysia and a host of occupiers and colonial powers since 1965. The only Asian nation with English as the official language. Mandarin and Malay do figure prominently, owing to Singapore’s multi-cultural makeup. As other Asian nations’ film industries explode, most notably Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea and China, and their films are seen around the world, Singapore’s fledgling industry is just awakening. Now is the time to get in on the ground floor and explore some of these new visions. We are featuring three features and two shorts.

Date: 3/20/2001

HOLLYWOOD – In April, the American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: INDEPENDENT FILM SHOWCASE presents the LA PREMIERE of the new independent feature film BLACK DAYS and an in-person tribute to Seattle-based filmmaker Gregg Lachow, featuring the California premiere of his latest work, the unique "living film" SILENCE!, which combines an original, projected silent feature with live accompaniment by 6 jazz musicians and a performing cast of 7 who interact with the film live onstage!

Date: 3/20/2001

HOLLYWOOD -- FOR OPENERS: The Art of Film Titles is presented by designfilms.org, an organization promoting the digital design arts. Following its debut at New York’s Film Society of Lincoln Center, the program has toured venues throughout the country. This two-evening multimedia event features screenings of some 50 outstanding sequences from the 1950s to the present day with accompanying commentary from curators, designer David Peters with writer Ken Coupland and designer Dav Rauch.

Date: 3/20/2001

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents a special cast and crew reunion of director Arthur Hiller’s classic LOVE STORY, 1970, Paramount, 99 min. Arthur Hiller and lead actor Ryan O’Neal will appear in person to discuss one of the most gloriously sentimental and heartbreaking films ever made. Written by Erich Segal (based on his novel), LOVE STORY follows the rich boy-poor girl romance of preppie millionaire Ryan O’Neal, and "social zero" Ali MacGraw...

Date: 3/19/2001

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque, in conjunction with The Silent Film Society of Hollywood Heritage, celebrates the Society’s 15th Anniversary with a special two-night presentation of a newly restored 35 mm print of the silent film classic, THE WEDDING MARCH (1928, Paramount, 113 min), featuring a newly commissioned, pre-recorded soundtrack composed and conducted by Carl Davis. Erich von Stroheim is renowned as one of the greatest directors of the silent era – and as the aggrieved auteur whose masterworks were surreptitiously removed from his control by studio heads.

Date: 3/19/2001

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents AMORES PERROS (LOVE’S A BITCH), 2000, Lions Gate Films, Mexico, 153 min. Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2001 Academy Awards and already hailed by the New York Times as "the first classic film of the new decade," AMORES PERROS is a kinetic, harrowing portrait of three separate lives that collide in a traffic accident in Mexico City.

Date: 3/2/2001

HOLLYWOOD –. The American Cinematheque, in collaboration with Sabucat Productions, presents QUEEN OF TECHNICOLOR: THE DELIRIOUS GLAMOUR OF MARIA MONTEZ (March 30 – April 1, 2001), the first U.S. retrospective of her films ever mounted. This series provides audiences with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the original, 35 mm nitrate, Technicolor prints of her films. Her reign was brief – for a few short years during the early 1940’s, Dominican-born actress Maria Montez (1920 – 1951) ruled over a fabulous kingdom of sarongs, silken turbans, artificial flowers, plaster and paint in films like COBRA WOMAN, WHITE SAVAGE and ARABIAN NIGHTS.

Date: 3/2/2001

Hollywood -- FEVER, 2001, 95 min. Alex Winter and cast members Teri Hatcher, Bill Duke, David O'Hara and Marisol Padilla Sanchez will appear in-person at this sneak preview! One of the most intriguing indie features to come along in a long while, FEVER is a Dostoyevsky-like portrait of urban paranoia and isolation set in the outer boroughs of New York City, where a frustrated young painting teacher, Nick (Henry Thomas) lives in a weird, Polanski-esque tenement with a temperamental Polish landlord and a possibly homicidal upstairs neighbor (David O’Hara) who seems to come and go at will. When the landlord turns up dead, Nick finds himself doubting the sanity and motives of everyone around him, in an increasingly terrifying spiral of ambiguity and suspicion. The second feature from writer/director Alex Winter (best known for his co-starring role in BILL & TED’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE...

Date: 3/1/2001

HOLLYWOOD –. French New Wave pioneer, Agns Varda will appear in person on Tuesday, March 13, 2001 at the American Cinematheque to present a special sneak preview of her newest film, THE GLEANERS & I (LES GLANEURS ET LA GLANEUSE). (2001, Zeitgeist, 82 min.). Director Agns Varda (CLEO FROM 5 TO 7, ONE SINGS THE OTHER DOESN’T, ONE HUNDRED AND ONE NIGHTS) returns with arguably her strongest work since VAGABOND, a marvelous "wandering road documentary" that focuses on the centuries-old tradition of "gleaning" in France - literally picking up the cast-offs of others. Varda follows rural scavengers who gather left-over vegetables after the harvest, and urban scavengers who collect discarded food and appliances from the streets of Paris -

Date: 3/1/2001

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: INDEPENDENT FILM SHOWCASE presents two new independent feature films in March. On Thursday, March 8th at 7:30 PM the IFP/West’s Festival Buzz series will co-present a sneak preview screening of Beth Dewey’s debut DV feature TWEEKED (2001, 86 min.) starring Darling Narita (an IFP Spirit Award Nominee for Best Actress for her role in BANG). On Thursday, March 22 at 7:30 PM is the Los Angeles premiere of the new documentary WILLIAM GIBSON: NO MAPS FOR THESE TERRITORIES (2000, 88 min.) from director Mark Neale.

Date: 2/28/2001

HOLLYWOOD –. The American Cinematheque presents AN IN PERSON TRIBUTE TO SPANISH ACTOR JAVIER BARDEM (March 12 & 14, 2001), one of the contenders for Best Actor in this year’s Academy Awards race – as well as the first Spanish actor to ever be nominated in this category. While it may seem to American audiences that he is an overnight sensation, Spanish actor Javier Bardem has sizzled on screen for more than a decade under the direction of some of Spain’s most talented contemporary directors.

Date: 2/1/2001

HOLLYWOOD –. The American Cinematheque presents RECENT SPANISH CINEMA 2001 (February 23 - March 11, 2001). Our eighth annual survey of the wildest and most uncompromising new films from Spain features a tribute to the acclaimed director Ventura Pons, a "Women in Spanish Cinema Showcase" and seminar and a program of new Spanish short films. Several of the sixteen new films in the showcase won Goya Awards (Spanish equivalent of the Oscar) at the early February awards ceremony.

Date: 1/29/2001

2001 Slamdance Film Festival Award-Winners to Screen at the American Cinematheque on February 7th & 8th...

Date: 1/9/2001

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents THE LOVE TRAIN: VALENTINE'S DAY SHORT FILMS on Wednesday, February 14, 2001 at 7:30 PM. Jump aboard and catch the express to films expressing several definitions of "love".

Date: 1/9/2001

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque's THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: INDEPENDENT FILM SHOWCASE will present THE BEST OF THE SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2001, three programs of award-winning features and shorts. The screenings will take place on February 7 at 8:00 PM; February 8 at 7:00 PM and 9:15 PM.

Date: 1/9/2001

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre presents THE METHOD: REVOLUTION IN AMERICAN ACTING 1945 - 1970 (February 1 - 11, 2001), a film series featuring some of our greatest American "Method Actors." The series is highlighted by in person appearances by actress Eva Saint Marie...

Date: 1/9/2001

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents Wednesdays In Marseille (January 17 - 31, 2000), a film series featuring the West Coast Premiere of the urban tale, THE MAGNET (2000) the first feature directed by rap group leader Akhenaton and friend Kamel Saleh.

Date: 1/9/2001

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre presents BATTLES WITHOUT HONOR AND HUMANITY: AN IN-PERSON TRIBUTE TO DIRECTOR KINJI FUKASAKU (January 18 - 28, 2001). The series launches with a special Sneak Preview of acclaimed director, Fukasaku's latest film BATTLE ROYALE (2000)...

Date: 12/28/2000

Directors Cut Series screeners are available at...

Date: 11/28/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre presents GREAT EXPECTATIONS: CHARLES DICKENS ON FILM (December 21 - 30, 2000), featuring 13 film adaptations of the works of one of the most famous writers in history, Englishman Charles Dickens. Highlights of the film series, (which features films made between 1911 and 1970), include: three versions of the story of orphan Oliver Twist; two silent double features presented with live piano accompaniment; and a December 23rd Dickens Christmas Spectacular featuring A CHRISTMAS CAROL (1938) presented with a post-screening discussion with actress June Lockhart, followed by SCROOGE (1970) starring Albert Finney.

Date: 12/4/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque celebrates the acting career of Willem Dafoe with THE PRETENDER: AN IN-PERSON TRIBUTE TO WILLEM DAFOE, December 15 - 18, 2000. The benefit premiere of Dafoe's latest film, SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE (Lions Gate Films), will kick-off this first U.S. retrospective of the actor's work. Dafoe will appear in-person at the premiere, as well as with several of the films in the series. 

Date: 12/4/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque's THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: INDEPENDENT FILM SHOWCASE and IFP/West's Festival Buzz series co-present the Los Angeles Premiere of the new independent feature film BEHIND THE SEAMS: A MODELMENTARY (92 min.) on Thursday, December 14, 2000 at 7:30 PM. Cathleen Gallagher (who also co-wrote and produced the film), turns in an endearing performance as high-strung, New York-based supermodel Casey McCann...

Date: 11/14/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents Wednesdays In Croatia (November 29 - December 20, 2000), which opens with Croatia's official Academy Awards submission, MARSHAL, a satire in which the ghost of dictator Marshal Tito mysteriously appears on a remote island. The Wednesdays in Croatia Film Series revisits classics of Croatian cinema with films from the most important directors of the 1960's,

Date: 11/14/2000

Hollywood, November 20, 2000 Like its present-day counterpart Austin Powers, the head-tripping, surreal madness of Joe Massots 1969 film WONDERWALL (1968) celebrates all that was groovy about the '60s. Following its November 24th  New York re-release, WONDERWALL opens for midnight screenings in Los Angeles starting December 1st at the Sunset Laemmle 5 (corner of Crescent Heights and Sunset Blvd., 323.848.3500) and at the New Beverly (7165 Beverly Blvd., 323.938-4038) ...

Date: 12/4/2000

HOLLYWOOD - On Thursday, December 7, 2000, the American Cinematheque spotlights films with female protagonists, that deal with female issues. The evening will include a seven film short film program entitled "Women In Shorts," as well as a special screening of the new documentary, "Karen Black: Actress At Work" - featuring an in-person appearance by actress Karen Black...

Date: 10/25/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents BLOW YOUR MIND: THE GREAT BIG 70 MM FESTIVAL, November 24 - December 10, 2000. This series is a rare opportunity to experience 70 mm. as it was meant to be seen: on a big, beautiful screen, with booming, 6-track multi-channel sound. Following the success of last year's Festival, we've searched archives around the U.S. and worldwide for 70 mm. prints - including the only existing copies of BEN-HUR (shipped in from Australia!)...

Date: 10/25/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents OPERA ON FILM, November 17 - 19, 2000. Opening night, presented with the support of the Los Angeles Opera League, is a screening of CARMEN (1984) directed by Francesco Rosi, with singer/actress Julia Migenes in-person.

Date: 10/25/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents THE WORLD'S GREATEST SINNER: A TRIBUTE TO TIMOTHY CAREY November 4 - 5, 2000. A combination of hepcat messiah, hulking loner and life-long loose cannon, the great character actor Timothy Carey (1925 - 1994) cut a fearsome, unforgettable figure on-screen...

Date: 10/03/2000

New York, September 22, 2000 Like its present-day counterpart Austin Powers, the headtripping, surreal madness of Joe Massots 1969 film WONDERWALL (Vitagraph) celebrates all that was groovy about the '60s.  Coming to the screen October 7 from "American Cinematheque Presents..." as a continuation of The Screening Rooms "Weekend Classics" series, WONDERWALL tells the tale of an eccentric scientist who stumbles upon a secret window into the sex life of gorgeous nymph Jane Birkin.

Date: 10/03/2000

The American Cinematheque is pleased to announce that it has formed a Strategic Relationship Committee to foster strategic corporate relationships with the business community and consumer brands. The Cinematheque has formed a relationship with Cahoots, Inc.

Date: 9/26/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian will present a special two-night program of Classroom Guidance Films from 1947-1961. The shows will be hosted by author Ken Smith (Mental Hygiene: Classroom Films 1945-1970) who will examine the films in an historical context in light of socio-political concerns of the day.

Date: 9/26/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian celebrates the Egyptian Theatre's 78th Anniversary with a special Buster Keaton program featuring screenings of two Keaton classics comedies: "Cops" (1922) and "Sherlock, Jr." (1924), both shot on location in Hollywood around the time Sid Grauman opened the Egyptian on October 18, 1922. The films will be put in context by noted silent film historian John Bengston, author of the recent book Silent Echoes: Discovering Early Hollywood Through The Films of Buster Keaton (on sale during this event).  Bengston will introduce the program and deliver a presentation on the surviving locations of many of Keaton's films. Local history buffs will enjoy the "now" and "then" photos in Bengtson's collection.

Date: 9/26/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian in association with Anchor Bay, will present a special Cast & Crew Re-Union Screening of John Carpenter's 1978 horror classic HALLOWEEN (93 min.). 

Date: 9/26/2000

THE AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE PRESENTS "HOLLYWOOD ON HOLLYWOOD" FEATURING 17 FILMS ABOUT THE MOVIES -- FROM THE SILENT MARION DAVIES STARRER "SHOW  PEOPLE" (1928) TO "BOOGIE NIGHTS"... The American Cinematheque presents a look at Hollywood's
depiction of itself in the movies in a film series entitled HOLLYWOOD ON HOLLYWOOD (Oct. 5-17, 2000).

Date: 9/26/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque's THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: INDEPENDENT FILM SHOWCASE. presents two films that deal with American racism towards the Japanese during and after World War II in October. The award-winning OLD MAN RIVER (74 min.) directed by Allan Holzman ("Survivors of the Holocaust") screens on Thursday, October 12th at 7:30 PM with Lily Mariye's short film "Shangri-la Caf."

Date: 9/18/2000

Julia Roberts will present the American Cinematheque Award to Bruce Willis at the American Cinematheque’s 15th Annual Moving Picture Ball on September 23rd. The show will air as Hollywood Salutes Bruce Willis: An American Cinematheque Tribute on Turner Network Television (TNT), Wednesday, September 27, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). The live event will take place on Saturday, September 23, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s International Ballroom in Beverly Hills.

Date: 8/29/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents A 25th Anniversary Salute to the L.A. Film Critics Association, September 22 - 24. Founded in 1975 by the late Ruth Batchelor and a small, devoted group of fellow journalists, the L.A. Film Critics Assocation (LAFCA) has managed over the past quarter century to champion films both large and small, mainstream and independent. Its annual Awards Ceremony (held in December) has often managed to anticipate the Academy Awards – Clint Eastwood in his Oscar acceptance speech for UNFORGIVEN thanked LAFCA for supporting the film – but has just as often diverged in its tastes...

Date: 8/29/2000

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents IN THE LAND OF THE PHAROAHS: ANCIENT EVENINGS AT THE EGYPTIAN, September 14 - 17, 2000. The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in November, 1922 set off a wave of Egypt-mania that continues to this day. Ironically, in a feat of incredible foresight (or coincidence), Sid Grauman opened our own Egyptian Theatre a month before the discovery of Tut’s treasure! Ancient Egypt has always been a fertile ground for filmmakers from Cecil B. de Mille to Steven Spielberg, combining images of grand and ageless splendor with a deliriously ripe sense of exoticism and kitsch. As we approach the 2nd Anniversary of the Cinematheque’s re-opening of the Egyptian Theatre, we’re taking the opportunity to revisit some of the most spectacular visions of this ancient empire, in one of Hollywood’s most glorious temples.

Date: 8/29/2000

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian will present two special one night events in September. On Wednesday, September 13 at 7:00 PM is A Tribute to Victor Saville, one of the founding fathers of British cinema in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Victor Saville (1897 – 1979) was a wonderfully gifted and urbane director and producer who helped launch the careers of Vivien Leigh, Robert Donat, Greer Garson, Jessie Matthews and Alfred Hitchcock (who had his first professional film job working for Saville).On Wednesday, September 20 is Vibroboy: An Evening With Jan Kounen. French filmmaker Jan Kounen’s use of vibrant color, extreme camera angles and rapid editing have had an enormous impact on contemporary visual style in commercial, video and feature filmmaking.

Date: 8/29/2000

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: INDEPENDENT FILM SHOWCASE. presents two LA Premieres in September and a revival pick. GIRLS TOWN (Sundance Special Jury Award and Filmmakers Trophy Winner) director Jim McKay’s OUR SONG (96 min.) screens on Thursday, September 7th at 7:30 PM with Tara Veneruso’s short film “Sidewalkers.” This evening is co-presented with the IFP/West’s Festival Buzz series. Over the course of one sweltering summer, three New York, inner city, high school girlfriends edge towards adulthood in an environment of poverty, chaos and insecurity. On Thursday, September 21st at 7:30 pm is Mark Lewis’ newest film, THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CHICKENS (56 min., 2000), a quirky portrait celebrating the virtues and valor of some common chickens.

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents Inspired By and Adapted From… (Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 PM), a showcase of short films that turn great literary achievements into compelling motion pictures.  What inspires a short film?  This eclectic program of quick flicks illustrates how literature, myth, age-old fairytales, and even popular...

Date: 7/20/2000

HOLLYWOOD - The American Cinematheque presents THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF FANTASY, HORROR, AND SCIENCE FICTION, August 17 - September 10, 2000. A special highlight of the Festival will be in-person appearances by guests including actor Charlton Heston (PLANET ...

Date: 7/20/2000

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: INDEPENDENT FILM SHOWCASE. presents the new documentary directed by Alex F. Nohe, BURNING MAN: THE BURNING SENSATION (73 min.),, on Thursday, August 10th at 7:30 PM. "Participants Only: No Spectators" reads the ticket for Burning Man, an annual counterculture, Labor Day Weekend, desert art happening that attracts some 24,000 revelers. Using a "you are there" approach, Nohe’s camera captures the outrageous performance art, inspired installations, nude mud-bathing and finally the grand finale: the torching an enormous effigy of a man. On Tuesday, August 22nd at 7:30 pm is Tom Sawyer’s off-beat computer-age, comic love story THE STRANGE CASE OF SEOR COMPUTER (105 min.)....

Date: 7/11/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque Award will be presented to Bruce Willis at the 15th annual Moving Picture Ball, the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala, event co-chairs Joe Roth and Arnold Rifkin, announced today. The Moving Picture Ball will be broadcast on Turner Network Television (TNT), on Wednesday, September 27th...

Date: 6/30/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque and the L.A. Weekly present POLITICS IN FILM (August 11 - 13, 2000), a selection of films that take a look at American politics. To coincide with the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, the film critics at the L.A. Weekly have selected a short series of films – both features and documentaries...

Date: 6/30/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian will present a one-week, Special Limited Run of acclaimed French director Alain Resnais'
1993 films SMOKING and NO SMOKING (1993, USA Films. Pt. I: 135 min. Pt. II: 142 min).  Hot off our recent Alain Resnais retrospective in May, SMOKING/NO SMOKING returns for a special one-week run at the Egyptian.

Date: 6/30/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: INDEPENDENT FILM SHOWCASE. presents the a tribute to the late actor/writer/director Paul Bartel with a revival screening of his outrageous black comedy EATING RAOUL (1982, 20th Century Fox, 90 min.) on Thursday, July 13th at 7:30 PM. Mary Woronov and Bartel star as a straight-laced couple who start murdering obnoxious sexual swingers. Robert Beltran stars as a burglar who throws a hook in their well-laid plains. Actors Robert Beltran & Richard Blackburn will appear for a discussion following the film.  On Thursday, July 20th at 7:30 pm is Daniel Yoon’s off-beat comedy POST CONCUSSION (82 min.), the story of a high-powered Korean-American management consultant whose life takes an unexpected turn when he suffers a concussion after being hit by a car. The animated short film “Graveyard Jamboree with Mysterious Mose” (5 min.) ...

Date: 6/30/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre presents THE JAPANESE SCIENCE-FICTION AND MONSTER WEEKEND (July 14 - 16, 2000).   Beware, Los Angeles -- your sunny hills and strip malls are about to be invaded by hordes of gigantic, radioactive lizards, 3-headed dragons and space moths!

Date: 6/2/00

Paul Bartel Memorial, June 11, 2000

Date: 6/2/00

Hollywood – Now in its second year, the American Cinematheque presents the Universal Studios Hitchcock International Director Series featuring the
reelshort.com New Directors Short Film Showcase, June 23 – 27, 2000.

Date: 5/4/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents CELEBRATING THE NEW HOLLYWOOD OF THE 1960’s & 1970’s (May 18 - June 18, 2000), 43 films from the wild, brilliant, non-conformist generation of directors, writers, actors, producers, and cameramen that redefined the style and content of American cinema.

Date: 4/20/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents A STORY OF TIME: THE FILMS OF ALAIN RESNAIS (May 6 - 24, 2000), a retrospective of 14 feature films and 13 shorts from arguably the greatest French director alive today. The series is highlighted by the classics, HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR (1959) and LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD (1961), two unusual love...

Date: 4/20/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: INDEPENDENT FILM SHOWCASE. presents the LA PREMIERES of two new independent feature films in May. On Thursday, May 11th at 7:30 pm is Bernardo Gigliotti’s off-beat Los Angeles set chiller ORDINARY MADNESS (89 min.). Thursday, May 23rd at 7:30 PM Les Bernstein's NIGHT TRAIN...

Date: 4/7/00

HOLLYWOOD – As an exhibitor of film, a medium barely a century old, the American Cinematheque will, for the first time, present a film series commemorating a 1000th anniversary! NEW FILMS FROM ICELAND (May 2 - 6, 2000) is part of Iceland Naturally, an Icelandic cultural festival that will feature more than 230 events at 70 venues across the United States and...

Date:  3/17/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian will present two special one-night events in April. On Wednesday, April 5th at 8:00 PM is a special screening of MAU MAU SEX SEX (2000, 7th Planet Prod. 80 min.), a hilarious no-holds-barred documentary portrait of "America's oldest independent filmmakers." Meet Dan Sonney, 84 and David Freidman, 76 masters of sleaze and sexploitation, and producers of all time grindhouse classics like BLOOD FEAST, THE DEFILERS, and A SMELL OF HONEY, A SWALLOW OF BRINE. Reminiscences of their decades in the no-budget, carnie-like world of exploitation movies are interspersed with eye-popping clips from their archive of nudie cuties, S&M roughies and other mutant treasures.  On Thursday, April 20th at 7:30 PM, in our fifth annual collaboration with OUTFEST, the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Festival, to present QUEER SHORTS, a one-night showcase of Gay and Lesbian themed short films.

Date:  3/17/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents the LA PREMIERES of two new independent feature films in April. On Wednesday, April 19th at 7:30 pm is Mark Forster’s EVERYTHING PUT TOGETHER (87 min.), an official selection, Dramatic Competition, Sundance Film Festival 2000... On Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 PM is Irene Turner’s THE GIRLS’ ROOM (101 min., USA), a dramatic comedy that cuts across stereotype in its depiction of two adversarial college roommates -- a bohemian art major (Soleil Moon Frye, "Punky Brewster")

Date:  2/29/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian will present three special one night events in March. On Wednesday, March 15th at 7:00 PM is "A Night At the Egyptian" With Cast and Crew members from Disney’s 1967 Musical THE HAPPIEST MILLIONAIRE (1967, 164 min.)... An Evening With director James Toback and LILIES and John Greyson in person, co-presented with OUTFEST...

Date:  2/29/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents THE PRINCE AND THE IMPOSTOR: AN IN-PERSON TRIBUTE TO TONY CURTIS (March 16 - 28, 2000), the first ever Los Angeles retrospective of the actor's work. The series is highlighted by several in-person appearances by Tony Curtis as well as guests including: Directors Richard Fleischer...

Date:  2/28/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents the LA PREMIERES of four new independent feature films and six short films in March. On Thursday, March 9th at 7:30 pm is Dan McCormack’s OTHER VOICES (104 min.), an official selection, Dramatic Competition, Sundance Film Festival 2000. This end-of-the-millennium drama is a mystery about a relationship shrouded by the possibility of infidelity. The cast includes Stockard Channing, Peter Gallagher, Rob Morrow and Campbell Scott. The short animated film "Oil and Vinegar" (3 min.) will precede the feature. Directed by Mike Blum. The "Best of Slamdance Film Festival 2000"

Date:  2/4/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian presents its seventh annual survey of RECENT SPANISH CINEMA, February 24 - March 12, 2000. This selection of the wildest and most uncompromising new films from Spain is highlighted by an in-person tribute and retrospective of the work of the wildly subversive director PEDRO ALMODVAR...

Date:  1/10/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian will present three special one night events in January and February. On Sunday, January 23rd at 5:00 PM is "A Night At the Egyptian With Actress Carroll Baker In-Person." Baker, the star of Elia Kazan’s BABY DOLL (1956, 114 min.) will join us for an in-depth discussion following the screening.(Also includes THE STUNT MAN & AMAZING VISIONS)

Date:  1/10/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents the LA PREMIERES of two new independent feature films in February. On Thursday, February 10th at 7:30 pm is Keith Border’s SEX, DEATH AND EYELINER (60 min.), a documentary that explores the Gothic lifestyle in all of its doom-and-gloom, velvet cloaked glory. (Also includes "Pig" and GOOD HOUSEKEEPING.)

Date:  1/10/00

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque, in association with SabuCat Productions, will present TECHNICOLOR DREAMS: THE MARVELOUS AGE OF I.B. TECHNICOLOR AT THE MOVIES (February 3-13, 2000), a retrospective showcasing a dazzling array of features, shorts, trailers and promotional materials, all in stunning I.B. Technicolor Prints.

Date:  11/5/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque, the non-profit cultural film organization that owns, operates and programs the 1922 Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard, and the Eastman Kodak Company will host a Friday, December 3rd “invitation only” premiere of FOREVER HOLLYWOOD (55 min.)...

Date:  10/14/99

HOLLYWOOD – Size does matter, as the American Cinematheque prepares to blow your mind with THE GREAT BIG 70MM FESTIVAL (November 5 - 21, 1999). From Super Technirama 70 to Ultra Panavision to Dimension 150 and more, the 70 mm. large-screen format promised – and delivered – a Barnum-esque world of spectacular sights and 6-track sounds.

Date:  10/13/99

HOLLYWOOD – Director Mel Brooks and actress Cloris Leachman, among other members of the cast and crew of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (1974, 20th Century Fox, 105 min.) will appear in person

Date:  10/13/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque celebrates Halloween with a Saturday, October 30th West Coast Premiere of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN 3: THE HANGMAN’S DAUGHTER...

Date:  9/8/99

Two-time Oscar Award-winning actress Jodie Foster will be honored by her peers as Hollywood Salutes Jodie Foster: An American Cinematheque Tribute...

Date:  8/26/99

Hollywood – When Kirk Douglas entered the courtyard of Hollywood Boulevard’s historic 1922 Egyptian Theatre to introduce an August 25th revival screening of THE VIKINGS (1958)...

Date:  8/25/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents the LA PREMIERES of two new independent feature films in September. On Tuesday, September 7th at 7:30 pm is Michelle Le Brun’s DEATH: A LOVE STORY (64 min.), a heartfelt, uplifting... "24 Girls"; TEMPORARY GIRT & CLAIRE MAKES IT BIG...

Date: 8/25/99

HOLLYWOOD – Legendary, cult, skin flick director, Russ Meyer will appear in-person at the American Cinematheque’s retrospective, FASTER PUSSYCAT! THE SEX-CRAZED CINEMA OF RUSS MEYER (September 16-25, 1999), a seven night exhibition of the films of the auteur who made the first authentic American nudie film in 1959...

Date: October 1999

October is festival month at the Egyptian Theatre. The American Cinematheque will not be presenting any programming. Please use the links below for further public/press information about AFI and Latino Film Festivals.

Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, October 1-10, 1999; Publicity Contact: Adrianna Padilla, 323.469.9066 www.latinofilm.org

AFI Fest, October 21-29, 1999; Publicity Contact: Julianna Branrum, 323.856.7709, www.afifest.com

Date: 8/16/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, presents AN AMERICAN GIRL: THE SAD-EYED SPLENDOR OF NATALIE WOOD (September 2-12, 1999), the first major U.S. retrospective of the films of this legendary Hollywood actress.

Date: 8/3/99

HOLLYWOOD -- TWISTED! A dramatic change in direction, a deviance from the norm; a peculiar attitude, an eccentric state of mind. This is Hollywood and it could describe any of the four short films in this Tuesday, August 24th program. Karen Black (FIVE EASY PIECES); drag superstar Jackie Beat; girl band L7...

Date 8/2/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents FANTASTIC VOYAGE: A TRIBUTE TO RICHARD FLEISCHER (August 18-29, 1999), the first major Los Angeles retrospective of the director's work, at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. From the murderous landscapes of COMPULSION and THE BOSTON STRANGLER, to the glorious adventure of 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA and THE VIKINGS,

Date 7/16/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents STRANGE ILLUSIONS: THE FILMS OF EDGAR G. ULMER (August 4-15, 1999), a tribute to Edgar G. Ulmer (1904 -1972), the legendary director of THE BLACK CAT and DETOUR at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. An extraordinary master of light and shadow, Expressionist wunderkind and permanent Hollywood outlaw...

Date 7/16/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents two new independent feature films in July. On Thursday, August 12th at 7:30 pm is the LA PREMIERE of Peter Calvin’s SLEEP (103 min.), a beautifully photographed, highly original, restless journey into the feverish nightscapes of Los Angeles that focuses on four hipsters with various sleep disorders. The short film "Two Forms" (4 min.), a sensual study of two hands that plays with our expectations of gender, from director Shanti Thakur, will precede the feature. On Thursday, August 26th at 7:30 PM is the LA PREMIERE of David Fickas’ THE BASEMENT AND THE KITCHEN (98 min.), a quirky sci-fi thriller

Date 7/13/99

HOLLYWOOD - In a groundbreaking new partnership in support of filmmaking around the world, the American Cinematheque presents the inaugural Universal Studios Hitchcock International Director Series (July 27 - August 2, 1999), featuring the ABSOLUT New Directors Showcase to honor the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock at the historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood

Date 5/27/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents MODS + ROCKERS: GROOVY MOVIES FROM THE SHAG-A-DELIC ‘60s (June 25 – July 4, 1999), twenty-three British and American films made between 1963 and 1969 that reflect the fun, fashion, style and music that defined the Swinging ‘60s.

Date 5/22/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian continues its series, CINEMATHEQUE WEDNESDAYS: CLASSIC + CONTEMPORARY, a weekly showcase of films that not only revisit past favorites, but take a second look at innovative recent films on the big screen at the Egyptian with weekly in-person guests. This month's series begins with the Los Angeles premiere of the full-length director's cut of Matthew Bright's FREEWAY on Wednesday, June 9th at 8:00 PM with director Matthew Bright in-person. Subsequent Wednesday nights through June will feature John Sturges' BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK (1955) starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine. Screenwriter Millard Kaufman will appear in-person for discussion following the screening; and Phil Joanou's RATTLE AND HUM

Date 4/12/99

The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre announced today, the establishment of the annual Universal Studios Hitchcock International Directors Series, which will premiere in July 1999.

Date 3/30/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian will present the seven day (April 23-29, 1999) LA Theatrical Premiere Engagement of Agns Varda's latest film, the magical comedy, ONE HUNDRED AND ONE NIGHTS...

Date 3/30/99

HOLLYWOOD -- The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian, in our fourth annual collaboration with OUTFEST, the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, presents QUEER SHORTS, a one night showcase of Gay & Lesbian-themed short films on Thursday, April 1, 1999. The program begins at 8:00 PM in the Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre.

Date 3/30/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents the LA PREMIERE of Todd Verow’s (FRISK, LITTLE SHOTS OF HAPPINESS) new independent digital video SHUCKING THE CURVE (90 min.) on Thursday, April 22nd at 7:30 pm. The short film "Sleeping Beauties" (14 min.) directed by Jamie Babbit...

Date 3/30/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian presents SIDE STREETS AND BACK ALLEYS: THE FIRST ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF FILM NOIR (April 2 -15, 1999). This eight night series features special in-person appearances by legendary femmes fatale Marie Windsor (THE NARROW MARGIN), Evelyn Keyes...

Date 3/11/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents two new independent feature films in March and April. On Thursday, March 25th at 7:30 pm is the LA PREMIERE of Cass Paley’s WADD: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes (120 min.), a documentary about the skinny, bushy haired kid who became the biggest name in adult entertainment. The short film "Self-Portrait: Women Loving Women" (15 min.) from Los Angeles artist Heilman-C will precede the feature. On Thursday, April 8th at 7:30 PM is a SPECIAL SCREENING of the Sundance Film Festival 1999 Official Selection AFRAID OF EVERYTHING (80 min.), a gracefully executed psychological drama starring French actress Nathalie Richard...

Date 3/2/99

HOLLYWOOD – British filmmaker Mike Hodges, will appear in-person for the entire American Cinematheque film series SHOOT TO KILL: THE COOL CRIMES OF MIKE HODGES, March 26 - 31, 1999. This is the first-ever Los Angeles retrospective tribute to the acclaimed British director who is perhaps best-known in the United States for his classic Brit-Noir thriller GET CARTER starring Michael Caine.

Date 3/2/99

HOLLYWOOD – Spike Lee will appear in-person at the Egyptian Theatre for the opening night of the American Cinematheque's complete retrospective of his work, OUT IN THE STREETS: THE FILMS OF SPIKE LEE, March 15 - 20, 1999.

Date 3/2/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents the LA Premiere of the 1999 Slamdance Film Festival Documentary prize Winner AMERIKAN PASSPORT (82 min.) on Thursday, March 11th at 7:00 pm. This personal documentary

Date 1/15/99

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre opens its doors full-time to the public with COSMIC FURY: THE SPECTACULAR CINEMA OF JAMES CAMERON (February 3-6, 1999), a tribute to one of Hollywood's most successful directors, James Cameron. Cameron will appear in-person on Wednesday, February 3rd, the Opening Night of the retrospective in connection with a screening of THE ABYSS [Special Edition].

Date 12/3/98

WHAT: The Grand Re-Opening and dedication of Grauman’s 1922 Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, the new home of the non-profit film and video exhibition organization, the American Cinemathque. The opening is celebrated with a 75th anniversary vintage premiere of Cecil B. DeMille’s silent classic THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1923, Paramount, 134 min.) presented with a live performance of the World Premiere of the restored original orchestral score.THE TEN COMMANDMENTS premiered at the Egyptian exactly 75 years ago to the day of this 75th anniversary celebration. At 7:00 pm the event will be broadcast live on the Internet by ITV.net via the American Cinematheque’s website http://www.americancinematheque.com or http://www.egyptiantheatre.com

Date 11/12/98

HOLLYWOOD – “The American Cinematheque is extremely proud to announce the
December 4th Grand Opening of its new home in the historic 1922 Egyptian
Theatre,” Cinematheque president Sigurjon Joni Sighvatsson stated today.
The completion of construction and renovation will be celebrated on December
4, 1998 with an “invitation only” 75th anniversary, vintage premiere of
Cecil B. DeMille’s silent classic, THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

Date 10/13/98

HOLLYWOOD – The historic 1922 Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard passes the three-quarter century mark on Sunday, October 18, 1998. The theatre celebrates its 76th birthday just weeks before the American Cinematheque completes the $14.1 million renovation of the building.

Date 7/1/98

HOLLYWOOD – In preparing for projects relating to its Grand Opening of the Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard in December, the American Cinematheque is currently collecting interesting stories and remembrances from individuals (and their descendants) who worked at the theatre or attended premieres there.

Date June 30. 1998

HOLLYWOOD – As the final program at Raleigh Studios (before re-opening in December at the Egyptian Theatre), the American Cinematheque presents THE AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE’S GREATEST HITS 1993 - 1998, a six weekend (July 17 - August 22) retrospective that revives audience favorites.

Date 6/18/98

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque Award will be presented to Arnold Schwarzenegger at the annual gala, The Moving Picture Ball, Siguron "Joni" Sighvatsson, Cinematheque Board President and executive producer of the event announced today at the renovation site of the organization’s Egyptian Theatre.

Date 6/18/98

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque is close to achieving half of it’s fundraising goal for the construction and renovation of the historic 1922 Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. An additional $4 million is needed to complete construction as well as $5 million for an endowment fund, announced Capital Campaign Chairmen James G. Robinson (Chairman and CEO of the five Morgan Creek companies) and Steve Tisch...

Date 5/21/98

HOLLYWOOD -- The American Cinematheque and the Huntington Beach Art Center co-present IDENTITY: See how we are, an evening of award-winning short films that explore the issues of what individualizes us as human beings. The shorts program takes place on Saturday, July 11, 1998...

Date 5/21/98

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents a five weekend (June 12 - July 11) tribute to JEAN-PIERRE MELVILLE AND THE FRENCH CRIME FILM featuring the work of acclaimed French directors Jacques Becker,...

Date 5/21/98

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents LA Sneak Previews of two new independent films in June: THE PIGEON EGG STRATEGY & MODULATIONS...

Date 5/1/98

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents a special screening of ANIMA (1997, 90 min.)...

Date 5/1/98

HOLLYWOOD-- The American Cinematheque presents SONG OF THE WANDERING GAMBLER: THE FILMS OF TAI KATO (May 22 - June 6), the first major U.S. retrospective of Japanese filmmaker Tai Kato's work ever mounted...

Date 4/8/98

HOLLYWOOD – Director/screenwriter Tim Hunter (TEX, THE SAINT OF FORT WASHINGTON) will be the April guest of the American Cinematheque’s series "A ONE NIGHT STAND WITH…," an on-going program of in-person evenings of discussion with contemporary talent from in front of and behind the camera. On Saturday, April 25th at 7:15 PM, Hunter will present a Special Double Feature of his critically acclaimed 1987 film RIVER’S EDGE (Hemdale/Island Pictures, 99 min.), an intense, dark portrait of disenfranchised,...

Date 4/8/98

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents the Los Angeles Premiere of Carrie Ansell’s new comedy FLUSHED (1997, 81 min.) on Thursday, April 30th at 7:30 pm. Writer/director Carrie Ansell’s bluntly humorous FLUSHED is the stuff urban legends are perpetuated with. Set in grungy "his" and "her" bathrooms on a busy night in a downtown New York City bar, the film weaves together the uncensored tales of nearly 100 gay, straight, transsexual and on-the-fence Gen-X’ers as

Date 4/09/98

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque will hold an April 9th press conference at 11:00 am at the site of the historic Egyptian Theatre (6712 Hollywood Boulevard) to announce the launch of a $12.9 million Capital Campaign to complete the renovation of this historical Hollywood landmark, which, when complete, will become the Cinematheque’s permanent home. Chairmen of the capitol campaign Steve Tisch

Date 4/01/98

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents HOW TO BE A MANN: THE FILMS OF ANTHONY MANN (Weekends April 17 - May 16), the first major U.S. retrospective of Mann's work ever mounted. Mann is perhaps the last great master of his time waiting to be discovered -- the scope of his work -- from the cruel, glittering gems of the 1940's like T-MEN and BORDER INCIDENT, through the magnificent 50's Westerns

Date 3/12/98

HOLLYWOOD – Polish filmmaker Jerzy Skolimowski will appear in-person for the American Cinematheque's film series THE OUTSIDER: A TRIBUTE TO JERZY SKOLIMOWSKI (Weekends April 3rd -11th), the first in-depth retrospective of his work ever mounted in Los Angeles.

Date 2/09/98

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents the Los Angeles Premieres of three new independent films in March. On Thursday, March 12th at 7:30 pm is a documentary double feature which focuses on the reactions of American citizens to legal authorities and legislation effecting their communities. The two films are: Seth Henrikson and David Sarno’s GOREVILLE, USA (64 min.), a look at a rural town where it is mandatory to own a gun; and James Knight’s BALLAD OF FIRE (57 min.), a portrait of a Los Angeles neighborhood terrorized by a Lithuanian arsonist. On Saturday, March 28th at 7:15 PM is the Los Angeles Theatrical Premiere of INDEPENDENT’S DAY

Date 2/09/98

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents RECENT SPANISH CINEMA 1998 (Weekends & select Thursdays, February 26 - March 28, 1998), featuring tributes to two legendary Spanish filmmakers: FURTIVOS director Jos Luis Borau, whose latest film, NIO NADIE (MASTER NOBODY) will screen as a Los Angeles premiere and a complete retrospective of all three films of Victor Erice

Date 10/20/97

HOLLYWOOD – Italian filmmaker Lina Wertmller will appear in-person for the American Cinematheque’s retrospective, SWEPT AWAY BY AN UNUSUAL FILMMAKER NAMED LINA WERTMLLER, which runs weekends, November 14th through 29th. The series kicks off with a new 35mm print of Wertmller's most controversial film, SWEPT AWAY BY AN UNUSUAL DESTINY IN THE BLUE SEA OF AUGUST (1974), which stars her longtime collaborator Giancarlo Giannini and Mariangela Melato as people from different social classes, together

Date 9/30/97

HOLLYWOOD – In the spirit of Halloween, the American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents screenings of two independent horror genre feature films in October, both from New York-based independent filmmaker/actor Larry Fessenden. On Thursday, October 23rd at 8:15 pm is a Sneak Preview of HABIT (Glass Eye Pix/Passport Cinema, 1996, 112 min.), a sexy, modern day vampire film which won Fessenden the 1997 Independent Spirit "Someone to Watch Award." On Thursday, October 30th at 9:30 pm, is the Los Angeles Premiere of Fessenden’s first feature, NO TELLING, OR THE FRANKENSTEIN COMPLEX (USA, 1991, 93 min.), a sexual,

DATE 9/12/97

HOLLYWOOD -- The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents the Los Angeles debut of the new independent feature film THE RETURN OF SARAH’S DAUGHTERS (1997, 56 min.) on Thursday, October 16th at 7:30 pm. Filmmaker Marcia Jarmel’s documentary focuses on the new generation of Orthodox Jewish women and explores issues of feminism and lesbianism within this highly regimented, closed community where male-oriented rituals dominate. This film is screening as part of Rediscovering America, an

DATE 8/7/97

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents HOMOSEXUAL REVOLUTION: A TRIBUTE TO ROSA VON PRAUNHEIM IN-PERSON, a three-weekend retrospective of the work of one of the most outrageous, outspoken and influential German and gay filmmakers working today.

DATE 8/7/97

HOLLYWOOD -- The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents "INSPIRED BY…" a program of award-winning, innovative short films that reinterpret classic literature and the lives and theories of great literary figures...

DATE 7/17/97

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents TWO-FISTED TALES: THE EXPLOSIVE CINEMA OF SAM FULLER, a month-long retrospective of the work of one of the most respected and revered directors of American Cinema.

DATE 7/7/97

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque continues THE SWINGERS’ HANDBOOK, a Summer series of pop culture (completely politically incorrect by ‘90s standards) gems from the ‘50s and ‘60s, featuring stars like Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Dean Martin, Ann-Margret, Frank Sinatra and other hi-ball sipping, sharkskin suit and fez sporting hipsters of the day. This romp through bachelor pads... (2nd press release)

DATE 7/7/97

HOLLYWOOD -- The American Cinematheque in association with FilmForum presents RITUALS, METAPHORS, DANCES & DREAMS: THE FILMS OF AVANT-GARDE FILMMAKER MAYA DEREN on Saturday, July 19th...

DATE 7/7/97

HOLLYWOOD -- The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents screenings of two new independent feature films in July and August. On Thursday, July 17th at 7:30 pm is a Sneak Preview of STAR MAPS and THE EMPTY MIRROR...

DATE 5/30/97

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents THE SWINGERS’ HANDBOOK, a Summer series of pop culture (completely politically incorrect by ‘90s standards) gems from the ‘50s and ‘60s, featuring stars like Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Dean Martin, Ann-Margret, Frank Sinatra and other hi-ball sipping, sharkskin suit and fez sporting hipsters of the day. This romp through bachelor pads, lounges and casinos kicks off on Thursday, June 19th with a 7:15 PM screening of A GUIDE FOR THE MARRIED MAN (1967, Fox, 91 min.)...

DATE 5/30/97

HOLLYWOOD – Academy-award nominated actress Laura Dern (RAMBLING ROSE, JURASSIC PARK, BLUE VELVET) will be the first guest of the American Cinematheque’s new monthly series "A ONE NIGHT STAND WITH…," in-person evenings of discussion with contemporary talent from both in front of and behind the camera.

DATE 5/30/97

HOLLYWOOD – The American Cinematheque presents OUTLAW MASTERS OF MODERN JAPANESE FILMMAKING, a 5-weekend, 17 film retrospective of Japanese genre films from the 1960’s and early 1970’s. Most of these mindbending Cinemascope paradises of samurai swordfests, crazed yakuza (gangster) thrillers and low-budget erotica have been lost to American audiences – buried in overseas film vaults, excluded from the "classic" definition of Japanese cinema.

DATE 5/30/97

HOLLYWOOD -- The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents screenings of two new independent feature films in June. On Thursday, June 12th at 7:30 pm is a Sneak Preview of …AND GOD SPOKE director Arthur Borman’s latest film, SHOOTING LILY (USA, 1996, 82 min.), a romantic comedy about a man who views his home movies in an effort to discover why his beloved wife Lily has left him. SHOOTING LILY won the Jury Prize for Best Narrative at the 1997 South by Southwest Film Festival. On Thursday, June 26th, director Sarah Jacobson will present a Sneak Preview of her raw, sassy coming-of-age comedy MARY JANE’S NOT A VIRGIN ANYMORE (USA, 1996, 98 min.), an official selection of the 1997 Sundance Film Festival which deals candidly with ‘90s female sexuality in a story about a Midwestern teen learning about sex from an assortment of older friends at the movie theater where they all work.

DATE 5/15/97

HOLLYWOOD –The American Cinematheque presents THE LIGHT IN HER EYES: A TRIBUTE TO AGNS VARDA IN-PERSON, the first major in-person Los Angeles retrospective of the work of the director known as "the Mother of the French New Wave." The series, which runs weekends, June 5th through 20th, features the LA Premiere of Varda’s latest film, ONE HUNDRED AND ONE NIGHTS...

DATE 4/29/97

HOLLYWOOD –The American Cinematheque presents "Sacred Monsters: The Fantastic Cinema Of Georges Franju," the first US retrospective in a decade, of the work of French director and co-founder of the Cinmathque Francaise, Georges Franju (1912-1987).

DATE 4/16/97

HOLLYWOOD -- The American Cinematheque's THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents screenings of two new independent feature films in May. A Sneak Preview of Dan Zukovic's THE LAST BIG THING (USA, 1996, 98 min.), a devilish fin-de-siecle comedy that skewers '90s media culture and the lust for fame, screens on Thursday, May 8th at 7:30 pm.

DATE 4/16/97

HOLLYWOOD - British filmmaker Peter Greenaway will appear in-person on May 2nd and 3rd for the opening weekend of the American Cinematheque's, G IS FOR GAMES, GARDENS, GREENAWAY: THE FILMS OF PETER GREENAWAY (May 2 - 17), the most comprehensive retrospective of Greenaway's work ever mounted in Los Angeles.

DATE 4/15/97

HOLLYWOOD -- The American Cinematheque, in association with the University Film and Video Association (UFVA), presents the Los Angeles segment of the touring UFVA STUDENT FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL, a one-evening screening of the best of the 1996 UFVA Student Film & Video Festival. Featuring short film and video work in all genres.

DATE 4/7/97

HOLLYWOOD -- Hungarian born, one-eyed, iconoclastic Hollywood director Andre de Toth will appear in-person for the American Cinematheque's film series, PLAY DIRTY: A TRIBUTE TO ANDRE DE TOTH IN-PERSON, the First Los Angeles Retrospective of the work of this legendary filmmaker.

DATE 2/7/97

HOLLYWOOD -- The American Cinematheque’s fourth annual survey of RECENT SPANISH CINEMA (Weekends February 20 - March 28, 1997) is highlighted by a 10 film in-person tribute to the career of director Vicente Aranda

DATE 1/7/97

HOLLYWOOD -- The American Cinematheque presents YOU CAN’T GET THIS AT HOME: WHAT’S NEW FROM BRITAIN’S CHANNEL FOUR TELEVISION (Weekends January 24 - February 1, 1997)

DATE 1/11/97

HOLLYWOOD -- The American Cinematheque’s THE ALTERNATIVE SCREEN: A FORUM FOR INDEPENDENT FILM EXHIBITION & BEYOND... presents the Wednesday, January 29th LOS ANGELES PREMIERE of DESOLATION ANGELS

 

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