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Win Tickets to FOREVER FLAMENCO at the Ford

Laemmle has several pairs of tickets to give away to the astounding FOREVER FLAMENCO -- a special one-night only celebration of music, song, and dance at the Ford Amphitheatre in Hollywood. The event takes place Saturday, August 9 at 8:30pm. ENTER-TO-WIN here! The dancers, musicians and singers of FOREVER FLAMENCO have been delighting Fountain Theatre audiences for over two decades with the intensity, precision and exhilaration for which flamenco is known. Now Forever Flamenco returns to the outdoor stage at the FORD THEATRES with this passionate expression of Spanish culture. A roster of internationally renowned flamenco artists wi [...]
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Greg Laemmle to Host the Opening Night of LAST REMAINING SEATS featuring "The Lady Eve" (1941)

It's nearly time for Last Remaining Seats, the always-compelling series of film classics presented by the L.A. CONSERVANCY in our city's grand, vintage movie palaces. The program opens this year on June 11, 2014, 8pm with the iconic comedy THE LADY EVE (1941, Preston Sturges) at the downtown LOS ANGELES THEATRE. What's more, the evening will be hosted by our own GREG LAEMMLE who will be in conversation with PRESTON STURGES JR. and TOM STURGES, sons of the legendary director. It promises to be a captivating evening and we invite you to join in our support of the L.A. Conservancy by attending. If you haven't been to the lavish LOS ANGELES T [...]
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Help for the Holidays + Flicks Candy

As a gesture of thanks to the community that has sustained us for seventy-five years, Laemmle Theatres is pleased to announce HELP FOR THE HOLIDAYS.  We have matched each of our theatres with a specific local charitable organization.  The funds raised from the sale of Flicks candy at each theatre during this holiday season will be passed on to the following worthy organizations: Every time someone purchases a Flicks Candy for $2.50, Laemmle Theatres will donate $1.00 to charity. We also have special combinations: 1) small popcorn, small fountain drink + Flicks for $8.25 ($1 Off for Patron & $2 going to charity) 2) medium popcorn, [...]
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STAFF PICK - "Blood Brother"

Blood Brother is a breathtaking film packed with humanity.  It chronicles the life of ROCKY BRAAT, a young American who, on a trip to India, finds himself volunteering at a group home for kids with HIV. With Rocky and the irrepressible children, it's love at first sight and their lives soon become intertwined. Fortunately for Rocky and film audiences, his good friend STEVE HOOVER just happens to be a gifted filmmaker. Skeptical at first, Hoover is persuaded to travel to India and document Rocky's exploits.  The result is a powerful and eloquent depiction of the situation at the group home, illuminating Rocky, the plight of the kids, villag [...]
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Bob Laemmle recommends QUEEN TO PLAY

Occasionally -- about once or twice a year -- Laemmle Theatres owner Bob Laemmle likes to put a personal stamp of approval on one of the many movies we show. Here is his latest: I would like to offer a recommendation for the French film QUEEN TO PLAY. When I first saw this film two years ago, both my wife and I found it to be a deeply enjoyable film. It has taken two years for the film to finally reach our screens due to the fact that the initial distributor went bankrupt. QUEEN TO PLAY stars Sandrine Bonnaire, who first became a star at age 18 in Agnès Varda’s 1985 film VAGABOND. Her co-star is Kevin Kline in a superb French-speaking perf [...]
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