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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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Upcoming Screenings

  • The Day of Forevermore, 2015 (Photo by LeeAnn Nickel)

    Marnie Weber: Twenty Years and Forevermore

    Date: May 30, 2015
    Time: 8:00pm
    Location: The Velaslavasay Panorama

    Marnie Weber and F for Evermore in person! at a broad selection of Weber’s work, including excerpts from her as yet unreleased first feature entitled, Day of Forevermore plus a live performance by F for Evermore, which includes Weber, Doug Harvey, and Daniel Hawkins. 

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    James Benning: natural history

    Date: May 31, 2015
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: The Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    James Benning returns to Filmforum with the West Coast premiere of natural history, an exploration of the Vienna Museum of Natural History in 54 shots over 77 minutes,.

  • Wunderkammern: The Private Life of Objects

    Wunderkammern: The Private Life of Objects, by Erika Suderburg

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

    World premiere with Erika Suderburg in person!  We invite you to get lost with us.