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LAEMMLE LIVE: presents Elemental Music Chamber Ensembles – Sunday, June 4, 2017

RSVP USING EVENTBRITE This is a Free Event Please join us at the Monica Film Center on Sunday, June 4, 2017 for another memorable Laemmle Live event.  This month we proudly present some of our youngest local musicians, Elemental Music Chamber Ensembles.  Elemental Music is a 501c3 nonprofit organization in Santa Monica whose mission is to inspire, train and nurture young musicians through high quality, engaging ensemble programs. The concert will feature a diverse mix from traditional Bach chorales to arrangements of contemporary soundtracks from television shows and movies. Elemental Strings was created [...]
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“What are the choices each individual faces in a totalitarian country? Although we thought these are questions of the past, they are slowly starting to haunt us also today.” Andrzej Wajda’s final film, AFTERIMAGE, opens May 26 at the Royal and Playhouse.

The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda's completed his last film just before his death last October. Poland's official submission for this year's Oscars, AFTERIMAGE (Powidoki) is a passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played by Polish superstar Boguslaw Linda), who battled Stalinist orthodoxy and his own physical impairments to advance his progressive ideas about art. Wajda said this about his movie: “I wanted to film the story of an artist – a painter, for a very long time now. I decided to bring Władysław Strzemiński to screen because he is one of the most accomplished Po [...]
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WAKEFIELD Filmmaker in Person for Q&A’s at the Royal Opening Weekend.

WAKEFIELD writer-director Robin Swicord will participate in Q&A's after the 7:10 PM screenings at the Royal on Friday and Saturday, May 26 and 27.
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55th Anniversary Screenings of DIVORCE ITALIAN STYLE May 17th in Encino, Pasadena, and West LA

Laemmle Theatres and Anniversary Classics Abroad present a 55th anniversary screening of Pietro Germi’s Divorce Italian Style on Wednesday, May 17 at 7:00PM at the Royal, Town Center, and Playhouse 7. Click here for tickets. The acclaimed satiric comedy and Oscar winner (Best Original Screenplay) stars Marcello Mastroianni as an impoverished, bored Sicilian aristocrat who hatches an elaborate scheme to murder his wife after inveigling her into an adulterous affair. According to Italian custom, he would be justified in killing her, by defending his “honor,” (divorce being forbidden in Italy). Conveniently [...]
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LAEMMLE LIVE: presents SOL-LA / Orff Music Workshop with Jamie Lee Curtis

RSVP USING EVENTBRITE This is a Free Event Join us at the Monica Film Center on Sunday, May 21, 2017 for Laemmle Live presents: SOL-LA / Orff Music Workshop with Jamie Lee Curtis. The celebrated actress and best-selling author will kick-off the workshop by reading her delightful new book, THIS IS ME: A Story of Who We Are and Where We Came From. Through games and activities, SOL-LA Music Academy teaching artists Mary Ann Cummins and Jan Kravets will explore the fundamentals of music using the Orff Method. Orff Schulwerk is an internationally acclaimed developmental approach to music education that engages mind, body, music, mo [...]
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