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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 41st 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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Upcoming Screenings

  • The Unpainted Woman (2016, 4 min.)

    Kathy Rose: Performances and Rituals

    Date: October 9, 2016
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: The Velaslavasay Panorama

    Kathy Rose is considered one of the world’s leading animation and video artists.  Her current surreal performance video spectacles and installations, and videos are influenced by symbolist art and the Japanese Noh theater.  We are screening an array of work, focusing primarily on her performance-based videos of recent years, most of which will be making their Los Angeles premieres!

  • Apichatpong Weerasethakul

    A Million More Lights: The Short Films of Apichatpong Weerasethakul, programs 1&2

    Date: October 21, 2016
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: UCLA Film & Television Archive at the Bill Wilder Theater

    In this unprecedented, complete retrospective of Weerasethakul’s short work, his unique and personal cinema takes complex form, defined by images and ideas of mysterious sensuality and poetry, heightened states of emotion and awareness, and a blurring of boundaries between reality, dream, and myth. Apichatpong Weerasethakul in person!

  • Anthem

    A Million More Lights: The Short Films of Apichatpong Weerasethakul, programs 3 & 4

    Date: October 22, 2016
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: UCLA Film & Television Archive at the Billy Wilder Theater

    The second night of our complete retrospective of Weerasethakul’s short work.  His unique and personal cinema takes complex form, defined by images and ideas of mysterious sensuality and poetry, heightened states of emotion and awareness, and a blurring of boundaries between reality, dream, and myth.  Weerasethakul in person!