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Music and Memories Echo Through Laurel Canyon

ECHO IN THE CANYON feels as breezy and warm as the Los Angeles that The Mamas and The Papas fantasized about in their iconic song California Dreamin. The documentary transports viewers back to the So-Cal of the 1960s through sun-soaked shots of Laurel Canyon, interviews with folk legends, and a steady stream of folk-rock standards.…

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John Chester, and his wife Molly, had a dream to create an idyllic farm, and decided to document their journey. Through countless obstacles, and eight years of daunting work, their farm ultimately develops into something more remarkable than they ever imagined. Critics are raving about their stunning documentary, stating, “Mother Nature has never been more…

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Q&A with Director Ritesh Batra - PHOTOGRAPH

“A master at finding the poetry in the ordinary rhythms of life.” Director Ritesh Batra (THE LUNCHBOX, OUR SOULS AT NIGHT) stopped by our sister theater, the Angelika New York, to discuss his newest work, PHOTOGRAPH, which the LA Times calls “a lovely, charming and gently transporting journey.” The film walks a delicate balance, wherein…

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TRIAL BY FIRE Q&A with Ed Zwick

Prolific Director and Producer Ed Zwick (GLORY, LEGENDS OF THE FALL, LAST SAMURAI) stopped by our sister theater, the Angelika, to discuss about his new film TRIAL BY FIRE. Based on a true story of Cameron Todd Willingham, played by Jeremy Davies, the film centers on a poor, uneducated man from a small Texas town…

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Five Famous Femme Fatales of Film Noir

Celebrate the iconic stars of Film Noir with our new series this May! This 1940s genre, featuring high-contrast cinematography, mysterious murders and lots of smoke, pushed the boundaries of film and storytelling. In addition, this ground-breaking genre introduced a new type of female character: The Femme Fatale. This mysterious enchantress seduces the male hero into…

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The Golden Age of Hollywood

The Golden Age of Hollywood gave us smash hit classics such as ON THE WATERFRONT to REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE. This year we are celebrating these Hollywood gems with our monthly curated series, where we play one Golden Age Classic, introduced by our film historian, John Sittig. Here’s a peek at each film coming soon:…

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HOTEL MUMBAI Q&A with Anupam Kher

515 films in the last 35 years. Renowned actor Anupam Kher is best known for his work in SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, M.S. DHONI: THE UNTOLD STORY, BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM and THE BIG SICK; the “excellent, white-knuckle thriller” (Guardian) HOTEL MUMBAI is sure to be added to that list of his most memorable roles. When…

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Heeere’s Kubrick! A Tribute to a Cinematic Genius

Stanley Kubrick was one of the most innovative directors of all time, who pushed the boundaries of film through his dynamic storytelling, and use of visuals elements, including color, lighting and framing. To honor this cinematic genius, we’re holding our second annual Heeere’s Kubrick film series. This curated series celebrates Kubrick’s innovative story-telling through four…

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NEVER LOOK AWAY Q&A with Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Academy Award nominated for both Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography, NEVER LOOK AWAY is being heralded by critics as “a marvel” (Hollywood Reporter) and “an epic, intergenerational tale of art, love, tragedy and politics.” The film’s Director, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (THE LIVES OF OTHERS) graced the NYC’s Paris Theatre with a Q&A…