Monica Film Center

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1:15pm
Downhill
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86 min. R
1:10pm
I Am Fear
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87 min. NR
1:00pm
Premature
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86 min. NR
1:20pm
1:00pm
1:10pm

 

RSVP ON EVENTBRITE This is a Free Event LAEMMLE LIVE proudly welcomes back our hometown band - Samohi Chamber Orchestra. Orchestra Directors are Joni Swenson and Jason Aiello. Santa Monica High School, fondly referred to as Samohi, is a large urban public high school. Founded in 1891, Samohi has an enrollment of 3,000 diverse students and is situated on a twenty-six acre campus just a short walk from the Pacific Ocean. The Santa Monica Orchestra was founded in 1903, making 2020 its 117 th anniversary. During this time, the program has grown to include seven orchestras at Samohi. The Santa Monica High School Chamber Orchestra is comprised of twenty [...]

RSVP ON EVENTBRITE This is a Free Event LAEMMLE LIVE puts a fresh spin on chamber music this month and proudly introduces Mixtape Quartet. Mixtape Series draws inspiration from how friends share music. We curate our favorite musical moments to share a feeling. And to tell a story. We love the nostalgic and intimate quality of personalized cassettes. And we value the abundant diversity of music available on today's streaming platforms. Mixtape combines the best of both. But Pandora and Spotify are no match for human instinct. Our handcrafted playlists connect pieces in ways no algorithm could hope to think up! We seamlessly thread together [...]

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 [...]

RSVP ON EVENTBRITE This is a Free Event LAEMMLE LIVE proudly launches its fourth season with the musicians of Kaleidoscope. Beloved radio host Rich Capparela returns to host our popular Sunday morning concert series. The critically acclaimed local conductorless chamber orchestra is dedicated to enriching lives through exhilarating concert experiences, artistic excellence, musician leadership, and connecting with the diverse communities of Los Angeles. They envision a world where commitment to collaborative artistic process results in profound orchestral performances that inspire people to pursue cooperation and artistry in their own creative, [...]

We are thrilled to announce that beginning this weekend we will be screening all of the documentaries short-listed for the 2020 Oscars . Together the 15 films offer a breathtaking portrait of our world, from the micro -- the freelance Mexico City ambulance drivers of Midnight Family and the Macedonian beekeeper of Honeyland -- to macro -- the data theft crisis depicted in The Great Hack and the savage forced family planning of One Child Nation , all told with peak cinematic genius. The final five Oscar nominees will be announced January 13 and the 92nd annual Academy Awards ceremony is set for Sunday, February 9, but all of these documentaries are [...]