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Meet the lead cast and filmmakers of SILVER SKIES for Q&A's this weekend.
Ahrya Fine Arts
8556 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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With humor and compassion, Silver Skies chronicles the unexpected events that occur when a group of eccentric seniors have their lives turned upside down by the sale of their beloved apartment complex. Q&A schedule: at the Fine Arts after the 7:20pm screening on Friday 9/30 and at the Town Center after the 4:40pm and 7:20pm screenings on Saturday, October 1. These are the cast members who will be in attendance: Friday: Barbara Bain, Valerie Perrine, Mariette Hartley, Jack McGee and Jack Betts. Saturday: Barbara Bain, Mariette Hartley, Jack McGee. Director Rosemary Rodriguez and producer Nestor Rodriguez will also be in atten [...]
Do our regular filmic offerings leave your cinephile needs still, somehow, unmet? Well, film festival season is here and we're hosting some terrific ones. First up is the Valley Film Festival this week at the NoHo 7. Since its premiere in 2001, the Valley Film Festival holds the proud title of being the first film festival in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley. Its mission is to further the teaching, production, and distribution of filmmaking in the Valley, with a goal of bringing together established filmmakers, emerging talent, and their audiences on the studio backlot -- just North of Hollywood. Then coming up we have the Polish Film Festival, [...]
On Meditation is a compilation of portraits that explore the practice of meditation in all its forms. Practiced for thousands of years, meditation is at once profound and simple: the focused attempt to move beyond conditioned thinking into a deeper state of awareness. Yet what does that path, one of the inner journey, which is above all a private, interior one, really look like? On Meditation conveys firsthand experiences of those who have developed meaningful practices and are willing to share their experiences. We open the film August 12th at the Fine Arts and several screenings will feature guided meditation with the following people: [...]
Laemmle’s Anniversary Classics presents our tribute to the sagebrush genre with the Anniversary Classics Western Weekend, a five film round-up of some of the most celebrated westerns in movie history. The star-studded lineup features John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Kevin Costner, Montgomery Clift, Natalie Wood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef and others. The films include John Ford’s masterpiece THE SEARCHERS, popular Oscar winner DANCES WITH WOLVES, spaghetti western supreme THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY, and rediscoveries of the irreverent THE PROFESSIONALS and the elegiac [...]
Anniversary Classics in June: William Friedkin with THE FRENCH CONNECTION and Russ Tamblyn and George Chakiris (Bernardo and Riff!) with WEST SIDE STORY
I love New York in June. How about you? Well, this month we have two superb New York movies as part of our Anniversary Classics and some of the key talent behind them in person to talk about it. [caption id="attachment_7718" align="alignright" width="270"] William Friedkin[/caption] This year marks the 45th anniversary of THE FRENCH CONNECTION, the gritty and gripping police thriller that won five Academy Awards in 1971, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Gene Hackman, Best Screenplay and Best Director for our special guest, William Friedkin. One of the key figures in the American cinematic renaissance of the 1970s, Mr. Friedkin has [...]