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THE PRIME MINISTERS: SOLDIERS & PEACEMAKERS director Richard Trank will participate in Q&A's after the 7:20 PM screening on Saturday, October 17th and after the 4:30 show on Sunday the 18th. Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, its Museum of Tolerance and of Moriah, the Center's film division, will join him for the Saturday Q&A.
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Terrific Rock Docs with Natalie Merchant, Roger Waters, the Scorpions

Rock and pop music fans, we have a bunch of upcoming rock doc screenings, something for a variety of tastes. On October 14th we'll screen SCORPIONS: FOREVER AND A DAY at the Royal, Claremont, NoHo 7 and Playhouse. The movie is the result of a year-and-a-half renowned filmmaker Katja von Garnier spent with the German band on what was originally supposed to be the band’s farewell tour. We follow them on the road from Bangkok to Moscow, and watch as they scrap their retirement plans, choosing instead to mark their 50th anniversary in 2015 with a new tour, a new album and this movie. The next day, October 15th, Pink Floyd fans can check ou [...]
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A Special Message to Laemmle Moviegoers from Michael York

Michael York and Richard Chamberlain will participate in a Q&A moderated by LA Film Critics Association President Stephen Farber following the 40th anniversary screening of THE FOUR MUSKETEERS on Tuesday, 9/29 at the Laemmle Royal in West LA. Purchase your tickets in advance here. For more information about our Anniversary Classics series, visit
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German Oscar Submission LABYRINTH OF LIES Opens September 30th at the Royal, October 9th at the Playhouse and Town Center

The gripping historical drama LABYRINTH OF LIES [Im Labyrinth des Schweigens], Germany's official submission for the 2016 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, opens in Frankfurt in 1958. Nobody wants to look back to the time of the Hitler's National Socialist regime. Young public prosecutor Johann Radmann comes across some documents that help initiate a trial against some members of the SS who served in Auschwitz. But both the horrors of the past and others’ hostility towards his work bring Johann close to a meltdown. It is nearly impossible for him to find his way through this maze; everybody seems to have been involved or guilty. LABYRINTH [...]
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Culture Vulture Mondays, Laemmle Theatres' Panoply of High Art in Cinema: Venue Changes + Fourth Quarter Lineup

We're celebrating the first anniversary of CULTURE VULTURE with a slew of stellar offerings that will take us into the new year. For the uninitiated, CULTURE VULTURE is our weekly series of opera, stage and ballet/dance performances plus art exhibitions and documentaries. These are often live performances that have been recorded – and they are typically breathtaking! If you are a lover of the high arts and have yet to experience Culture Vulture, you owe it to yourself to attend one of our upcoming programs. Screenings take place Monday nights with repeat performances Tuesday afternoons. Please note that we've shuffled the deck a [...]
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Maurice Pialat Retrospective Coming Soon to the Royal

“The director who has the strongest and most consistent influence on young French filmmakers is not Jean-Luc Godard, but Maurice Pialat.” -- Arnaud Desplechin, filmmaker. "To say that Pialat marched to the beat of a different drummer is to put it mildly. In fact, he didn't really march at all. He ambled, and fuck anybody who got it into their head that they'd like to amble along with him. Or behind him. Or ahead of him." -- Kent Jones, film critic. From September 25th to October 1st the Royal Theater will host a collection of masterworks by French filmmaker Maurice Pialat (1925-2003). We'll be screening five of his ten feature films: 19 [...]
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