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Q&A’s for RESTORING TOMORROW, Inspiring Documentary About the Wilshire Boulevard Temple.

This just in...RESTORING TOMORROW filmmaker Aaron Wolf will participate in Q&A's at select screenings with a variety of special guests. Join the conversation. Join the movement. This is a special moment for all cultures to come together and join the discussion, leaving with hope and a drive to take action.Confirmed Q&A's at Encino Town Center after the 7:30PM screenings on August 24th, 25th and the 3PM screening on August 26th.August 27th at 7:30PM at the Ahrya Fine Arts.August 28th at 7:30PM at the Laemmle Glendale.August 29th at 7:30PM at NoHo 7.August 30th at 7:30PM at Pasadena Playhouse 7.Rabbi Steve Leder will join Aaron for the [...]
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35th Anniversary Screenings of THE MAKIOKA SISTERS on Wednesday, August 22 in Encino, Pasadena, and West LA

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present the latest offering in our Anniversary Classics Abroad program, Kon Ichikawa’s poignant family drama, THE MAKIOKA SISTERS.One of the great Japanese masters, Ichikawa is perhaps less widely celebrated than his countrymen Kurosawa, Mizoguchi, and Ozu. He began directing features in the 1940s, and his films The Burmese Harp, Fires on the Plain, Tokyo Olympiad, and others found passionate critical defenders.One of his later films, THE MAKIOKA SISTERS, is adapted from a popular Japanese novel by Junichiro Tanizaki and follows the fortunes of four sisters from a wealthy family in Os [...]
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Cary Grant Double Feature on August 14th in NoHo, Pasadena, and West LA

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present a tribute to one of most popular stars in Hollywood history, Cary Grant, in two of his most entertaining movies. The program, part of the Twofer Tuesday series of double bills (two-for-the-price-of one) features a 55th anniversary screening of CHARADE (1963) paired with a 70th anniversary screening of MR. BLANDINGS BUILDS HIS DREAM HOUSE (1948) at three Laemmle locations: the Royal, NoHo 7 and Playhouse 7. Cary Grant is remembered for his elegance, casualness and charm As writer Tom Wolfe once put it, he is “consummately romantic and consummately genteel.” These two movi [...]
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ART IN THE ARTHOUSE presents: CALEY O’DWYER: SCORING MOVEMENT in NoHo

 ART IN THE ARTHOUSE proudly presents our latest NoHo exhibit CALEY O’DWYER: SCORING MOVEMENT. These bold, modern mixed media works are for sale and on display till October, 2018. Come on in and check out our gallery.About the exhibitCALEY O’DWYER is a practicing artist, writer and therapist based in Los Angeles at the Brewery Arts Complex. His body of work serves as unmistakable proof that the professional triangle of Art, Writing, and Therapy inform each other. In this series, O’Dwyer explores multiple selves through deft application in a variety of media. Each figure moves through space playing with time and boundari [...]
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Q&A’s with the PUZZLE Filmmaker this Weekend in Encino & Pasadena.

PUZZLE director Marc Turtletaub will participate in Q&A's at the Town Center on Friday, August 3 after the 4:10 and 7 PM screenings and at the Playhouse on Saturday, August 4 after the 4 and 7 PM
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ART IN THE ARTHOUSE presents: RAYMOND LOGAN: CARVING IN PAINT in Glendale

ART IN THE ARTHOUSE  proudly presents the eye-popping exhibit RAYMOND LOGAN: CARVING IN PAINT at our sparkling new theatre, Laemmle Glendale.  The art is for sale and on display till October 2018. Stop by our new galleries at Laemmle's newest theatre; no need to buy a movie ticket to view.About the exhibitDon’t call Raymond Logan a “realistic artist.” While his work depicts real-life subject matter, it is fundamentally grounded in abstraction and intuition. His true goal is to create a dialogue with you, the viewer, whereby mutual discovery and re-imagining of “the self” can take place. &ldquo [...]
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ROBIN WILLIAMS: COME INSIDE MY MIND: Q&A with the Composer.

ROBIN WILLIAMS: COME INSIDE MY MIND soundtrack composer Adam Dorn will participate in a Q&A at the Playhouse after the 7 PM screening on Saturday, July
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LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL 20th Anniversary Screenings on Wednesday, July 18 in Encino, Pasadena, and West LA

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present the latest offering in our Anniversary Classics Abroad series: 20th anniversary screenings of the Academy Award-winning Best Foreign Language Film of 1998, Roberto Benigni’s LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL.The film was nominated for seven Oscars in all, including Best Picture of the year, an unusually strong showing for a foreign language film. It also won an Oscar for Benigni as Best Actor, the first time in the Academy’s 70-year history that a male actor had won the top prize for a foreign language performance.Nicola Piovani also won for his lyrical musical score. In addition to its [...]
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CALLING ALL EARTHLING Q&A’s and Sound Baths!

All Friday-Sunday, June 29-July 1 CALLING ALL EARTHLING screenings at the Fine Arts and the Sunday, July 1 screenings at the Playhouse will be feature live sound baths. There will be filmmaker Q&A’s after the Friday and Saturday screenings at the Fine Arts and each screening at the Playhouse, NoHo, and Monica Film and A?Friday June 29th @ 5PMAhrya Fine ArtsHelaine Anderson and Sacral SoundsnoSaturday June 30th @ 7:30PMAhrya Fine ArtsKassia Meador and Farmer DaveQ and ASunday July 1 @ 9:55PMAhrya Fine ArtsHelane Anderson from Sacral SoundsSunday July 1, 11amPasadena Playhouseyes sound bath, TBDQ and ASunday July 1, 7:30PMPasadena Pla [...]
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Milos Forman’s THE FIREMEN’S BALL Screens Tuesday, June 26 in Encino, Pasadena, and West L.A.! Q&A with Co-Screenwriter Ivan Passer at the Royal.

In conjunction with an American Cinematheque tribute to the late Oscar-winning director Milos Forman, Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present a 50th anniversary screening of Forman’s final Czech film, THE FIREMEN’S BALL. The picture, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film of 1968, is part of our popular Anniversary Classics Abroad series. THE FIREMEN'S BALL co-screenwriter Ivan Passer will participate in a Q&A after the screening at the Royal. Laemmle Theatres president Greg Laemmle will moderate. Passer also worked with Forman on LOVES OF A BLONDE and is perhaps best known [...]
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ART IN THE ARTHOUSE presents: The Pasadena Art Show 2018 June 13

Laemmle's Art in the Arthouse presents THE PASADENA ART SHOW 2018! Please join us as we celebrate our local artists in an intimate theatre setting. Our special event features a slideshow on the big screen, artist talks, and of course refreshments. Meet the artists and stay for the wine, cheese and conversation Art in the Arthouse is known for. Sales benefit the Laemmle Foundation and its support of humanitarian and environmental causes in the Los Angeles region.About the ExhibitWe continue our tradition of showcasing dynamic, local talent in this fourth edition of our annual Pasadena group exhibit. Produced every [...]
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Ingmar Bergman’s AUTUMN SONATA on Tuesday, May 15 in Encino, Pasadena, and West LA

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Abroad series presents the 40th anniversary of AUTUMN SONATA (1978), as part of the centennial retrospective of the birth of Ingmar Bergman, the great Swedish auteur who has entered the cinematic pantheon. Autumn Sonata represents the last theatrical film for Bergman, whose subsequent work was made for television, and then re-tailored for theatrical release.For the occasion, Bergman enticed his namesake, legendary actress Ingrid Bergman, to return to her native language and star as a self-centered concert pianist who had favored her career over her children. In the drama of “fraught interper [...]
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MEASURE OF A MAN Q&A’s this Weekend in Santa Monica and Pasadena.

MEASURE OF A MAN director Jim Loach and producer Christian Taylor will participate in Q&A's at the Monica Film Center after the 4:40 and 7:20 PM screenings on Saturday, May 12 and at the Playhouse 7 after the 11 AM and 1:40 PM shows on Sunday, May 13. Co-star Judy Greer will join them for the Sunday
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AMERICAN SOCIALIST: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF EUGENE VICTOR DEBS Filmmaker Yale Strom in Person for Q&A’s at the Monica Film Center and Playhouse.

AMERICAN SOCIALIST filmmaker Yale Strom will participate in Q&A's on the following schedule: Friday May 4, 7:10 and 9:55pm in Santa Monica; Saturday, May 5 all Santa Monica screenings; Sunday, May 6 at the Playhouse for the 1:50pm show and the 7:10 and 9:55pm shows in Santa
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TWOFER TUESDAY: 65th Anniversary Screenings of Two Marilyn Monroe Classics June 5th in Pasadena, North Hollywood, and West LA

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics series present a tribute to one of the greatest stars in film history, Marilyn Monroe, during her birthday month of June. The program, part of our Twofer Tuesday series, features two of Monroe’s most popular movies—GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES and HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE, both from 1953. 'Blondes' is an adaptation of the 1949 stage musical by Anita Loos and Joseph Fields, based on a 1925 novel by Loos, one of the first women writers to score a success in Hollywood as well as on Broadway. It tells the story of two showgirls and best friends, played by Monroe and fellow screen siren Jane [...]
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Q&A’s with THE HOUSE OF TOMORROW Filmmaker this Weekend in Pasadena and North Hollywood.

THE HOUSE OF TOMORROW writer-director Peter Livolsi will participate in Q&A's after the 7:20 PM screening at the Playhouse on Friday, 4/27 and after the 7:40 show at the NoHo on Saturday,
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LIVES WELL LIVED Q&A’s April 20 & 21.

LIVES WELL LIVED filmmaker Sky Bergman will participate in Q&A's at the Monica Film Center after the 7:30 PM show on Friday, April 20 screening and at the Playhouse 7 after the 5:20 PM show on Saturday, April
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ART IN THE ARTHOUSE presents THE STROM PROJECT: FRAGMENT in Pasadena

ART IN THE ARTHOUSE invites you to view our newest exhibit in Pasadena from photographer, musician, and cultural anthropologist Yale Strom.  All works in THE STROM PROJECT: FRAGMENT exhibit are for sale and on display until June 14, 2018.About the exhibitForty years ago, musician and cultural anthropologist YALE STROM trekked to Eastern Europe. He came across Jews living in cities, towns and tiny villages, often reminiscent of a pre-war shtetl environment. He bore witness to a dwindled Jewish population with some areas completely devoid of Jewish life. But he also found that a few larger cities were quite populous, and had actually exhib [...]
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ROGERS PARK Q&A at the Playhouse Opening Weekend.

ROGERS PARK actors Christine Horn ('American Crime Story') and Jonny Mars ('A Ghost Story') and director Kyle Henry will participate in Q&A's at the Playhouse after 7:40 PM screenings Friday-Sunday, April
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THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS 50th Anniversary Screening on Wednesday, April 18 in Encino, Pasadena, and West LA

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present the latest in our Anniversary Classics Abroad program, a 50th anniversary screening of Gillo Pontecorvo’s memorable and still timely political drama, THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS. The film was an Oscar nominee for best foreign language film of 1966, but it was not released in the United States until 1968, when it received additional nominations for best director and for best original screenplay by Pontecorvo and Franco Solinas. The film was considered so inflammatory that it was not shown in France until 1971. The picture, filmed in black-and-white to approximate the look of a news [...]
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