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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

  • 'Til Madness Do Us Part, directed by Wang Bing

    'Til Madness Do Us Part

    Date: June 5, 2016
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: The Billy Wilder Theater, at the UCLA Hammer Museum

    West Coast Premiere of Chinese filmmaker Wang Bing's 2013 monumental documentary, which chronicles the lived experience of inmates in a decrepit mental institution in China’s Yunan province. 

  • Convergence Series: Tik-Tok

    Convergence and Cacophony: Experimental Documents from Dustin Zemel

    Date: June 12, 2016
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: The Echo Park Film Center

    Filmforum welcomes Dustin Zemel from Louisiana for his first show in Los Angeles with his array of digital works that fracture and distill images and sounds with dizzying ease and delightful humor.