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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

  • Montañas ardientes que vomitan fuego (Burning mountains that spew flame) by Samuel M. Delgado and Helena Girón

    Mysteries Inside Facts: A Selection of International Contemporary Short Films

    Date: November 6, 2016
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Automata

    The remnants of a prehistoric ocean, volcanic tunnels, and depiction of rituals that can be seen and those that cannot are in this program of recent non-fiction films from Sweden, Spain, Brazil, Canada and the US. With filmmakers Elizabeth Lo and Christina Nguyen in attendance and introduction by programmer David Dinnell.