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Los Angeles Filmforum is the longest-running organization in Southern California dedicated exclusively to the ongoing, non-commercial exhibition of independent, experimental, and progressive media art.

Filmforum is proud to be in the center of the cultural programming of a city with a rich history of avant-garde filmmaking and programming. Now in our 40th year, we celebrate personal, hand-crafted and non-commercial work. Read more about our various programs, purchase tickets for upcoming screenings, explore our archives, or learn more about volunteering or making a tax-deductible donation on our newly remodeled website! 

 

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The Art of Survival (Block, 1985)

Upcoming Screenings

  • Videogramme einer Revolution (Videograms of a Revolution)

    Wie man sieht (As You See) – In memory of filmmaker Harun Farocki

    Date: January 28, 2015
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: Goethe-Institut Los Angeles

    Third in our tribute series to filmmaker Harun Farocki, who died in 2014.  Tonight we'll screen his tremendous film  Videogramme einer Revolution (Videograms of a Revolution)

  • Joe Gibbons

    Joe Gibbons: Confessions of a Sociopath

    Date: February 1, 2015
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: The Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Filmforum is grateful to share Gibbons’ semi(?)-autobiographical masterwork Confessions of a Sociopath (2001- ) and other items to be determined.  Joe is currently in a New York jail cell, but his honorarium for this program will be placed in a support fund being set up by his friends while he’s temporarily indisposed.

  • Stilleben (Still Life)

    Wie man sieht (As You See) – In memory of filmmaker Harun Farocki

    Date: February 4, 2015
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: Goethe-Institut Los Angeles

    Fourth in our tribute series to filmmaker Harun Farocki, who died in 2014.  Tonight we'll screen his films Stilleben (Still Life) and Ein Bild (An Image).

  • Das Eskimobaby

    Mush! to the Movies: a Polar Film Club - The Eskimo Baby

    Date: February 6, 2015
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: The Velaslavasay Panorama

    The second night of Mush! to the Movies features the rare 1918 German silent comedy The Eskimo Baby, with more treats as well!

  • DAREDEVILS

    Daredevils, by Stephanie Barber

    Date: February 8, 2015
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Stephanie Barber returns to Filmforum to present her first feature.  A portrait of risk and language, DAREDEVILS presents the experimental narrative of a writer as she interviews a well-known artist and feels the reverberations of their discussion throughout her day.