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FRAMING JOHN DELOREAN Q&A with Filmmakers after the 7:10 pm show on Wednesday, 6/26 at the Monica Film Center.

FRAMING JOHN DELOREAN  producer/DeLorean historian Tamir Ardon and writer Dan Greeney will participate in a Q&A following the 7:10 pm show on Wednesday, 6/26
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BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES Q&A’s with Filmmaker and Special Guests Opening Weekend at the Monica Film Center.

BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES Q&A details are as follows:Friday, June 28, 7:40 PMDirector Sophie Huber, moderated by Nelson GeorgeSaturday, June 29, 7:40 PMDirector Sophie Huber and producer Susanne Guggenberger (Mira Film, Switzerland), moderated by Simon KilmurrySunday, June 30, 5:20 PMDon Was (President Blue Note Records), Keith Lewis (Sound Engineer) and Sophie Huber (Director), moderated by Qiana
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LAEMMLE LIVE presents The Santa Monica Symphony with Rich Capparela July 14

LAEMMLE LIVE proudly presents musicians from the Santa Monica Symphony featuring Susan Greenberg-Flute, Sara Canning-Clarinet, Guido Lamell-Violin, Carol Sandstrom-Viola and Tom Lloyd-Cello. The ensemble will perform works by Mozart, Beethoven, Crusell and Haydn. Beloved classical radio announcer Rich Capparela returns to Laemmle Live to host. Santa Monica Symphony, heralded by the Huffington Post as the "crown jewel of Southern California's community orchestras" has been serving the community through quality, free concerts since 1945.The Santa Monica Symphony enhances lifelong learning through special open rehearsals and performances at loca [...]
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SAY MY NAME Q&A with Cast & Crew Opening Night at the Monica Film Center.

SAY MY NAME director Jay Stern and producer/actor Lisa Brenner will participate in a Q&A moderated by comedian Liam McEneaney following the 7:30 pm show on Friday, June
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MOUTHPIECE Q&A with Filmmaker Opening Night at the Monica Film Center.

MOUTHPIECE Q&A with director Patricia Rozema following the 7:50 pm show on Friday, 6/7 and Saturday,
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FOR THE BIRDS Q&A with Filmmakers Opening Night at the Monica Film Center.

FOR THE BIRDS Q&A with Richard Miron (Director/Producer/Editor), Jeffrey Star (Producer/Editor), Holly Meehl (Producer) and Andrew Johnson (Composer) following the 7:40 pm show on Friday, 6/14. Filmmakers Richard and Jeffrey will also Q&A on Saturday after the prime
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THE PROPOSAL Q&A with Filmmaker Opening Weekend at Monica Film Center.

THE PROPOSAL director Jill Magid will participate in a Q&A following the 7:40 pm show on Friday, 5/31 and Saturday,
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FREE TRIP TO EGYPT Q&A with Filmmaker Opening Night at the Monica Film Center

FREE TRIP TO EGYPT director Ingrid Serban and Tarek Mounib will participate in a Q&A moderated by John Raatz following the 7:10 pm show on Friday, 6/7.
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AVENGEMENT Filmmakers will Participate in a Q&A on Opening Night at the Monica Film Center.

AVENGEMENT Q&A with director Jesse V Johnson, Jonathan Hall (cinematographer), Matt Lorentz (editor), and Sean Murray (composer) following the 9:55 pm show on Friday,
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LAEMMLE LIVE presents Dyad in Santa Monica June 2

LAEMMLE LIVE proudly presents Dyad, an innovative violin and bassoon duo on a quest to explore uncharted territory. After meeting at Juilliard, Niv Ashkenazi and Leah Kohn were inspired to create a new kind of chamber music. Unwilling to let a lack of repertoire stand in their way, they thrive on reimagining classic works as well as premiering new pieces. Through engaging, personal performances, they create connections between audience, performers, and music. Sunday's performance will include pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Gernot Wolfgang, and Niccolo Paganini. Since their first performance in May 2015, they have given concerts for the Wedn [...]
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ART IN THE ARTHOUSE presents: THE LOCAL SEEN in Santa Monica June 5

Laemmle's Art in the Arthouse presents The Local Seen, featuring the compelling works of three Santa Monica artists, Paula Goldman, Gwen Samuels, and Michal Story. Please join us for our opening reception Wednesday, June 5 at the Monica Film Center. Check out our bonus show, Paula Goldman's Monuments, upstairs in our Mezzanine. Meet Paula, Gwen and Michal and enjoy the wine, cheese, and conversation Art in the Arthouse is known for. A portion of the sales benefits the Laemmle Foundation and its support of humanitarian and environmental causes in Los Angeles.About the ExhibitArtists often see things diff [...]
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ALL CREATURES HERE BELOW Q&A with Cast & Crew Opening Night at the Monica Film Center.

ALL CREATURES HERE BELOW actor David Dastmalchian, director Collin Schiffli and producer Nacho Arenas will participate in a Q&A moderated by Ashley Crossan (host of Entertainment Tonight) following the 7:00 pm show on Friday,
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A VIOLENT SEPARATION Q&A with Filmmakers at the Monica Film Center.

A VIOLENT SEPARATION directors Kevin and Michael Goetz and writer Michael Arkof will participate in a Q&A following the 4:10 pm show on Saturday,
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WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE Q&A with Filmmakers Opening Night at the Monica Film Center.

WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE producers, Jared Ian Goldman (Ingrid Goes West, The Skeleton Twins), Robert Mitas (Flatliners) and screenwriter Mark Kruger will participate in a Q&A after the 7:20 pm show on Friday,
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CHARLIE SAYS Q&A’s with Screenwriter Guinevere Turner Opening Weekend at the NoHo and the Monica Film Center.

CHARLIE SAYS screenwriter Guinevere Turner will participate in a Q&A on Friday, 5/10 at NoHo, and on Saturday, 5/11 at the Monica following the 7:30 pm
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GO FOR BROKE: AN ORIGIN STORY Q&A’s in Santa Monica & Pasadena this Week and Next.

GO FOR BROKE: AN ORIGIN STORY filmmaker Stacey Hayashi will participate in Q&A's on the following schedule: Monica Film Center 5/3, 5/4, 5/5 after 1pm, 3:15pm, 5:30pm, and 7:50pm screenings; at the Playhouse 5/10, 5/11, 5/12 after the 1pm, 3:15pm, 5:30pm, and 7:50pm
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LAEMMLE LIVE presents Mostly Kosher May 19 in Santa Monica

This is a Free Event!RSVP via EventbriteLAEMMLE LIVE presents acclaimed klezmer gypsy-rock band Mostly Kosher, reconstructing Judaic and American cultural music through ravenous klezmer beats and arresting Yiddish refrains. Mostly Kosher is a musical feast that "explodes into a global food-fight of Jazz, Latin, Rock, and Folk."In response to the poetry and folk music of Judaic roots, their original voice resounds with themes of social justice, human dignity and mutual understanding. Led by frontman Leeav Sofer, one of Jewish Journal’s "30 under 30" most accomplished professionals in the Los Angeles Jewish diaspora, Mostly Kosh [...]
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THE SERENGETI RULES Q&A Opening Night with Subjects of the Film at the Monica Film Center.

THE SERENGETI RULES Dr. Jim Estes, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCSC and subject of the film with Dr John Terborgh, Professor of Environmental Sciences, Duke University also subject of the film will participate in a Q&A moderated by David Guy Elisco, Executive Producer, HHMI Tangled Bank Studios following the 7:50 pm show on Friday, 5/17.
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BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ Q&A’s with Filmmakers and Guests Opening Weekend at the Monica Film Center

BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ Q&A details below:April 19th - after the 7:10 pm showFilmmakers Pamela B. Green (director) and Joan Simon (co-writer) with Kathy Bates, Kiernan Shipka and Catherine Hardwicke. Moderated by Evan Kleiman.April 20th - after the 1:40 pm showFilmmakers Pamela B. Green (director) and Joan Simon (co-writer) with Cari Beauchamp, Teri Shropshire and Patricia Riggen.April 21st - after the 1:40 pm showFilmmaker Jon Wilkman, film archivist Dino Everett, and film historian Anthony Slide. With David Kipen serving as
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LOST & FOUND Q&A’s with Cast and Crew Opening Weekend at the Monica Film Center.

LOST & FOUND Q&A's with filmmaker Liam O. Mochain and star Norma Sheahan following the 7:10 pm show on Friday, 4/19 and Saturday, 4/20 and after the 1:10 pm show on Sunday, 4/21. Friday's Q&A will be moderated by Nathaniel Bell, film critic, LA
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