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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!