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Dear Laemmle Family,In accord with L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s executive order and in efforts to “flatten the curve,” we have temporarily closed all of our venues including those in municipalities not covered by the Mayor's order.We will contact ticket holders via email with refund instructions for tickets purchased in advance.We appreciate your patience as we navigate this unprecedented situation.Visit laemmle.com for updates.Please take care of yourselves and those most at risk. Hope to see you soon.– Team Laemmle [...]

This Friday Laemmle's Glendale, Santa Monica, North Hollywood and Pasadena venues will open THE WILD GOOSE LAKE , acclaimed director Diao Yinan's eagerly anticipated follow-up to his 2014 Berlinale winning neo-noir BLACK COAL, THIN ICE. Toppling box office records in Diao’s native China, the film “cements his status as a master filmmaker with another ingenious crime epic” (Little White Lies).When smalltime mob leader Zhou Zenong (Chinese superstar Hu Ge) accidentally kills a cop, a dead-or-alive bounty is placed on his head, forcing him on the lam from both the police as well as dangerous gangsters out for the reward. Hiding out in China’s densely [...]

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present this month’s film in our popular Anniversary Classics Abroad program: Regis Wargnier’s compelling and increasingly timely thriller, East/West . Wargnier had won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film for his earlier historical epic, Indochine . The Oscar-nominated star of that movie, Catherine Deneuve, collaborated with him again in another fascinating historical drama with an exotic backdrop.Inspired by true events, East/West tells a story of Russian émigrés living in Paris who were lured back to the Soviet Union after the end of World War II. Russian dictator Josef Stalin [...]

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present Jean-Luc Godard’s cult favorite from 1965, the sci-fi neo-noir satire, Alphaville . This screening is part of our popular Anniversary Classics Abroad program; this is our first tribute to the controversial but always provocative French auteur, one of the founders of the French New Wave and still something of an enfant terrible at the age of 89. Our screening is dedicated to the memory of the incandescent star of the film, Anna Karina, who was married to Godard during the 60s and starred in many of his most popular and influential movies, including A Woman Is A Woman , Band of Outsiders , [...]

Now is the time to enjoy fantastic films from around the world. All five of the Oscar-nominated documentary features -- THE EDGE OF DEMOCRACY , THE CAVE , FOR SAMA , AMERICAN FACTORY and HONEYLAND are in theaters now, before the awards show on February 9. Four of the five Oscar nominees for Best International Feature -- LES MISÉRABLES , PAIN AND GLORY , PARASITE and HONEYLAND (deservedly, it's nominated twice!) are now in theaters.We hope to open the Polish drama CORPUS CHRISTI , the fifth foreign film nominee and the dark horse in the race, on March 6 at the Monica Film Center, Playhouse and Town Center. The film is about 20-year-old Daniel, who [...]

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series launch 2020 and the new decade with the 50th anniversary of the American release of FELLINI SATYRICON , the first installment of our monthly Abroad program. The provocative adaptation of Petronius's Satyricon, written in the first century AD during the reign of Nero in imperial Rome, is our fourth presentation of the films of Federico Fellini, one of the most acclaimed filmmakers in the history of cinema. Fellini garnered the third of four directing Oscar nominations for this effort; the Anniversary Classics Series has now showcased all of these nominated films, including La Dolce Vita, 8 ½, and [...]

We are delighted to announce the first four films of 2020 in our Anniversary Classics Abroad series! A companion to our American repertory film series Anniversary Classics , our Abroad program screens great foreign films one Wednesday every month at three venues simultaneously: the Royal in West L.A., the Glendale , and the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena. Laemmle patrons with a Premiere Card save $3 on tickets and receive 20% food and drinks! Learn about the perks of our Premiere Card here . January 22: FELLINI SATYRICON Federico Fellini's surreal depictions of ancient Rome is loosely based on Petronius's Satyricon, written during the reign of the Nero [...]

Listen up Laemmle-ites!For a limited time, receive $1 off concessions for EACH ticket you buy on Lammle.com . We know, "unthinkable!" But we made it happen. Here's the scoop: • Good at all Laemmle locations EXCEPT the Fine Arts .• No menu restrictions - good for ANY concession item! "Even booze?" you ask. "Yes, indeed!" we reply.• Not valid for merchandise.• You can only use savings for ONE purchase, in-person, during the show you purchased tickets for.• You can't redeem it for cash. Meaning, there's no money back if the price of your order comes in below the value of your discount. (But hey, if that does happen, you'll get your entire order [...]

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present this month’s installment in our popular Anniversary Classics Abroad program: a landmark in the Italian neorealist movement and a special Academy Award winner in 1949, Vittorio De Sica’s THE BICYCLE THIEF .De Sica and screenwriter Cesare Zavattini, another of the key figures in this new wave of filmmaking, worked together several times over the course of their careers, on such films as Shoeshine, Umberto D, Miracle in Milan, Two Women, Boccaccio ’70, and the director’s final film, A Brief Vacation. One of the hallmarks of the neorealist movement was to shoot on the streets of postwar [...]

DON'T BE NICE Q&A's with producer Nikhil Melnechuk and guests following the 7:20 pm show.Friday: Composer Khari Mateen, EP Melina Brown, hosted by actress Meital DohanSaturday: Composer Khari Mateen, EP Melina Brown, hosted by filmmaker Jacques ThelemaqueSunday: hosted by Film Threat’s Chris GoreTuesday: hosted by actress Karla MosleyWednesday: hosted by festival director Theo DuMontThursday: hosted by filmmaker James Costa [...]

SISTER AIMEE Q&A's following the 7:40 pm show with Anna Margaret, Bettina Barrow, Michael Mosley and moderated by Lily Rabe on Friday, 9/27; with Marie Schlingmann, Samantha Buck, Anna Margaret, Michael Mosley, Amy Hargreaves and moderated by Danielle DiGiacomo on Saturday, 9/28 and with Marie Schlingmann, Samantha Buck, Bettina Barrow; moderator TBD. [...]

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present the latest offering in their monthly Abroad program with 25th anniversary screenings of the American release (and Oscar winner) of the delightful Spanish comedy BELLE EPOQUE . The Academy Award winner for foreign-language film will play at three Laemmle locations: West Los Angeles, Glendale, and Pasadena on September 18. Starring Penelope Cruz (Oscar winner for Vicky Christina Barcelona) in only her second film, the period pastorale is set in 1931 with the beginning of the disruptive Spanish Civil War, chronicling the amorous adventures of a young Army deserter, Fernando (Jorge Sanz), [...]

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present this month’s installment in our Anniversary Classics Abroad program: one of the most popular and entertaining foreign films of the 1960s, Philippe de Broca’s action romp, THAT MAN FROM RIO . De Broca, the director of intimate, character-driven films like The Five-Day Lover , shifted gears with this bigger-budget comic thriller. Two top stars of French cinema, Jean-Paul Belmondo and Francoise Dorleac (the sister of Catherine Deneuve who died tragically in an auto accident just three years later), added to the film’s allure. The action begins when Dorleac is kidnapped as part of a museum [...]

Art in the Arthouse presents a fascinating exploration of local cityscapes and nearby landscapes in our latest art show in North Hollywood. Don't miss photographer Gerard Burkhart's exhibit NOHO & SHIMMERING SKY, now extended through 2020. All of the art is for sale and a portion of the proceeds benefits the Laemmle Foundation and its support of humanitarian and environmental causes in Los Angeles. About the Exhibit As a NoHo resident from 1999 to 2001, Photographer Gerard Burkhart viewed his neighborhood as his own personal Cuba – an island in the vast sea of Los Angeles untouched by a larger outside world, waiting to be opened. Years later, [...]

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present this month’s installment in our popular Anniversary Classics Abroad program, Ang Lee’s delectable 1994 comedy, EAT DRINK MAN WOMAN . Lee had directed two previous films that earned acclaim, but this 1994 film was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar and propelled his career to a new level of esteem and success. Made in Taipei, the film centers on a widowed master chef, Mr. Chu (played by Sihung Lung), who has weekly feasts for his three unmarried daughters (Kuei-Mei Yang, Chien-Lien Wu, Yu-Wen Wang), during which he tries to oversee their personal lives along with their [...]

More than 40 years before RuPaul's Drag Race , The Queen , the groundbreaking documentary about the 1967 Miss All-America Camp Beauty Pageant, introduced audiences to the world of competitive drag. The film takes us backstage to kiki with the contestants as they rehearse, throw shade, and transform into their drag personas in the lead-up to the big event. Organized by LGBT icon and activist Flawless Sabrina, the competition boasted a star-studded panel of judges including Andy Warhol and his superstars Edie Sedgwick and Mario Montez. But perhaps most memorable is an epic diatribe calling out the pageant scene’s racial bias delivered by Crystal [...]

ART IN THE ARTHOUSE proudly presents COLOR, LANGUAGE, TEXTURE & TONE featuring works by Joyce Elias and Bea Husman in Glendale. The art is for sale and on display till October 2019. Sales benefit the Laemmle Foundation and its support of humanitarian and environmental causes in Los Angeles. Stop by our gallery - no need to buy a movie ticket to view. About the exhibit JOYCE ELIAS: Living near Lake Michigan in an area known for sultry skies and dreary days, one might expect Joyce Elias to express her work in various shades of gray. Most mornings, Elias travels to the edge of that lake and photographs the waters and moody heavens that surround it. [...]

PAPI CHULO stars Alejandro Patiño and Wendi McLendon-Covey will participate in a Q&A following the 4:40 pm show on Saturday, 6/15. [...]

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present screenings of the milestone Oscar-nominated French comedy, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES , as part of the Anniversary Classics Abroad program. The screenings mark the 40th anniversary of the American release in 1979, as well as noting LGBTQ Pride Month, and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, based on a hit French stage farce by Jean Poiret, was adapted for the screen by Poiret, Francis Veber, Marcello Dano, and Edouard Molinaro, who also directed. The “birds of a feather” story concerns a gay couple in St. Tropez, Renato (played by the veteran Italian actor Ugo [...]

THE MEANEST MAN IN TEXAS Q&A with director Justin Ward and producer Brad Wilson after the 7:10 pm show on Thursday, 5/23. [...]