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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

  • INAATE/SE/ It Shines a Certain Way to a Certain Place/It FliesFalls/

    INAATE/SE/ It Shines a Certain Way to a Certain Place/It FliesFalls/

    Date: April 30, 2017
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    A kaleidoscopic experience blending documentary, narrative, and experimental forms, INAATE/SE/ transcends linear colonized history to explore how the prophecy resonates through the generations in their indigenous community within Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  INAATE/SE/ will be proceeded by Anishinabemowin Nagishkodaading by Eve-Lauryn Little Shell LaFountain and Jáaji Approx. by Sky Hopinka.

  • from Film Title Poem, by Jennifer West

    Jennifer West: Film Title Poem and Other Wonders

    Date: May 7, 2017
    Time: 8:30pm
    Location: REDCAT

    Co-presented at and with REDCAT, Jennifer West presents her sensual, partly abstract, partly imagistic works that delve into how fiction weaves itself into our memories–and how our viewing experience has changed with the digital revolution.