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Food Historian Linda Civitello on Terence Davies’ New Emily Dickinson Bio-Pic A QUIET PASSION.

The following post is by food historian Linda Civitello: Terence Davies’ masterpiece, A Quiet Passion, has a scene where Emily Dickinson bakes bread and later is informed that it won a prize. This is true. In 1856, Dickinson’s Brown Bread won second prize at a local fair. One of the judges was her sister Lavinia—“Vinnie”—played by Jennifer Ehle, who was Elizabeth Bennet in the mini-series Pride and Prejudice, and the miscalculating intelligence agent in Zero Dark Thirty. Dickinson’s prize-winning bread was made from rye and cornmeal because wheat did not grow well in New England. The bread, like Ne [...]
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TOMORROW Screenings All Over L.A. County Next Week.

Next week we'll begin screenings of the César Award winner for Best Documentary, TOMORROW. It is a galvanizing film that showcases alternative and creative ways of viewing agriculture, economics, energy and education and offers constructive solutions to act on a local level to make a difference on a global level. The co-director, Cyril Dion, will be in attendance for a Q&A after the April 18 screening at the Monica Film Center and we'll begin a limited engagement on April 21 at the Music Hall with Saturday/Sunday morning shows at the Claremont 5 and Playhouse 7. Mr. Dion will participate in a Q&A after the 7 PM screening a [...]
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MOONLIT Laemmle Oscar Contest 2017 Results!

The results of Sunday's Oscars were pretty ho-hum right up until somewhere around the 245th minute, when we all witnessed the most embarrassing accounting error of all time. Apparently the gentleman from PricewaterhouseCoopers was more focused on his star-struck tweeting than making sure he gave Warren Beatty the right envelope. However, let's not let this snafu obscure the fact that the Academy surprised everyone and honored a genuinely marvelous film, Moonlight, only the second Best Picture Winner about LGBTQ people (the first was Midnight Cowboy) and the first with an all-African American cast. Anyway, in our little Oscar contest, the w [...]
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Laemmle’s Umpteenth Annual Oscar Contest, 2017 Edition!

It’s time for our annual Predict the Oscars Contest! The person who most accurately predicts the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s choices in all 24 categories, from the shorts to Best Motion Picture, will win fabulous prizes (free movies and concessions at Laemmle)! First place wins a Laemmle Premiere Card worth $150. Second place wins a Laemmle Premiere Card worth $100. Third place wins a Laemmle Premiere Card worth $50. Entries are due by 10AM the morning of the awards ceremony on February 26th. Not sure what a Laemmle Premiere Card is? Think of it like a prepaid gift card for yourself! Use it to pay for movie [...]
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Adventurous Artist Documentary CARVALHO’S JOURNEY Screenings and Q&A’s Next Week.

A real life 19th century American western adventure story, CARVALHO'S JOURNEY tells the extraordinary story of Solomon Nunes Carvalho (1815-1897), an observant Sephardic Jew born in Charleston, South Carolina, and his life as a groundbreaking photographer, artist and pioneer in American history. We're screening it this Monday, January 30 at 7:30 PM and Tuesday, January 31 at 1 PM at the Claremont 5, Playhouse 7, Fine Arts, Town Center 5 and Monica Film Center as part of our ongoing Culture Vulture series. Daguerreotypist Robert Shlaer is featured in CARVALHO'S JOURNEY as an interviewee and also on location, re-creating daguerreotype [...]
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