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Los Angeles documentarian Kirby Dick makes terrific films that brilliantly explore the most urgent issues of our time, whether child abuse in the Catholic Church (the Oscar-nominated Twist of Faith); sexual assault in the U.S. military (The Invisible War, also Oscar nominated); and the hypocrisy of the MPAA's rating system (This Film is Not Yet Rated). His latest is THE HUNTING GROUND, a startling exposé of rape crimes on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on victims and their families. Weaving together verité footage and first-person testimonies, the film follows survivors as they pursue their education while f [...]
The Academy Awards air this Sunday which means entries for our Umpteenth Annual Oscar Contest are due Sunday morning. The person who most accurately predicts the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s choices wins ten pairs of passes, second place wins eight pairs and third place wins six pairs. The best way to up your Oscar game is to see the nominees. Watching THE 2015 OSCAR-NOMINATED SHORTS ANIMATED, DOCUMENTARY, and LIVE ACTION will certainly put you ahead of the pack. Best Foreign Film nominees LEVIATHAN and TIMBUKTU expand to Claremont and NoHo this Friday. IDA is playing in Beverly Hills. Unfortunately, WILD TALES and TANGE [...]
Celebrating its fifth fantastic year, Globe On Screen returns in 2015 to Laemmle's Culture Vulture series with a brand new season of sell-out performances and captivating theatre from the London home of Shakespeare. Globe On Screen offers audiences a ticket to the best seat in the house from the comfort of a your nearest Laemmle Theater and the chance to experience the unique magic of the world-famous Globe, all captured in high definition and full surround sound. The fifth season contains five thrilling new productions, featuring the critically-acclaimed The Duchess of Malfi (March 2 and 3) starring Gemma Arterton, the inaugural produc [...]
BRASSLANDS Screens this Monday and Tuesday; the MUDBUG BRASS BAND will perform at the Music Hall Monday Night.
A tiny Serbian village explodes with brass cacophony and riotous celebration as more than half a million music fans descend upon Gu?a, the world's largest trumpet competition. Amidst a cast of defending Serbian champions and struggling Roma Gypsies, an unlikely brass band from New York City, Zlatne Uste, voyages to represent the United States only a decade after NATO bombs rocked Belgrade. They will be the first Americans ever to compete at Gu?a. BRASSLANDS offers an intimate and sometimes unsettling portrait of how the hopes and fears of this diverse group of characters collide in their search for common ground and musical ecstasy. Laemml [...]
Indiewire ~ "GETT: THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM: One Film That Could Change the Course of Women's Rights in Israel"
An Israeli woman (Ronit Elkabetz) seeking to finalize a divorce (gett) from her estranged husband finds herself effectively put on trial by her country’s religious marriage laws, in GETT: THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM, a powerhouse courtroom drama from sibling directors Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz. Laemmle Theatres opens the film at the Royal on February 13, the Playhouse, Town Center 5 and Claremont 5 on February 20 and the NoHo 7 on February 27. In Israel, there is neither civil marriage nor civil divorce; only Orthodox rabbis can legalize a union or its dissolution, which is only possible with the husband’s full consent. Trapped in a lovel [...]