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A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY filmmaker Kief Davidson will participate in a Q&A moderated by entertainment journalist Fred Topel after the 3:15 PM screening at the Royal on Sunday, August 2.
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Girl Talk HQ on MARIE'S STORY: "Incredible True Story of Marie Huertin: A Deaf & Blind Girl Whose Life was Transformed by a Nun"

The new French drama MARIE'S STORY is set in a nineteenth-century convent, where the idealistic Sister Marguerite sees in a deaf and blind girl a unique potential, and despite her Mother Superior's skepticism, vows to bring the wild young thing out of the darkness into which she was born. Based on true events, MARIE'S STORY recounts the courageous journey of a young nun and the lives she would change forever, confronting failures and discouragement with joyous faith and love. We are pleased to open the film at the Royal on Friday, May 29 as well as the next day at the Playhouse 7. This week Girl Talk HQ, "a daily news blog dedicated to fem [...]
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Climate Ride 2015 Is This Weekend! Support the Environment and Our Riders at the Concessions Stand!

Greg Laemmle, Team LACBC and our contest winners embark on Climate Ride 2015 this Sunday, May 17th! Follow Greg on Twitter (@greglaemmle) for the latest ride updates as he makes his way from California’s historic Redwood Empire near Eureka, along the scenic coast, and into the famed Russian River Valley before crossing the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco. We're halfway to our fundraising goal and your help could put us over the top. Just purchase one (or more) of our tasty Climate Ride Concession Specials the next time you see a movie at any of our locations. When you purchase a - • CLIF BAR, we give $1 to Climate Ride Califor [...]
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'(Dis)Honesty - The Truth About Lies' Q&A's this Weekend with Best-Selling Author Dan Ariely

It's human nature to lie; we all do it. From scandalous headlines to little white lies, (Dis)Honesty - The Truth About Lies explores the complex impact dishonesty has on our lives and everyday society. Interweaving groundbreaking experiments from celebrated behavioral economist Dan Ariely with personal stories from individuals affected by the unraveling of their lies, Ariely and a team of scientists uncover our propensity to be dishonest, sometimes even unknowingly. What's revealed is a fascinating look at the forces behind our collective behavior and the many truths behind lies. We'll be opening (Dis)Honesty - The Truth About Lies a week- [...]
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André Téchiné on the Themes that Motivated Him to Make IN THE NAME OF MY DAUGHTER: "“I love you how you must be loved, with excess, madness, ardor and despair.'”

This month we'll be opening the intense new French thriller IN THE NAME OF MY DAUGHTER, (originally L'homme qu'on aimait trop). Directed by master André Téchiné (My Favorite Season, Wild Reeds), Catherine Deneuve stars as a glamorous casino owner in 1970s Nice. The drama begins when her daughter (Adèle Haenel) moves back home, falls in love with her mother's formerly trusted adviser (Guillaume Canet), commits a major betrayal and then disappears. Thirty years later, her mother is determined to see justice done. M. Téchiné sat for an interview about his latest film: The film started out as a commission. What did they want you to do? Ori [...]
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24 DAYS ~ L.A. Times Critic's Pick of the Week!

The L.A. Times just posted film critic Betsy Sharkey's Pick of the Week for 24 DAYS: "24 DAYS a Harrowing, Fact-Based Kidnap Drama" "With the growing focus on hate crimes, consider checking out the reality-based drama "24 DAYS," which details a French family's agony when their son is kidnapped, days pass and hope dies. French director Alexandre Arcady brings a gritty, bare-bones approach to the story of Ilan Halimi, a 23-year-old Parisian taken and tortured in 2006 by a group that would come to be known as the Gang of Barbarians. It is chilling hearing the group's mastermind, an unbalanced Fofana (Tony Harrisson), scream irrational dema [...]
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