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Fall 2016

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    Peter Hutton, In Memory

    Date: September 8, 2016
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: MOCA Grand Avenue, Ahmanson Auditorium

    Los Angeles Filmforum at MOCA will honor Hutton’s life and work with a screening of five of his most memorable films and personal reflections from fellow filmmakers and colleagues, including James Benning and Steve Anker.

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    Huntington Drive Segment by Kate Lain, from The Spaces Between Cities

    The Spaces Between Cities

    Date: September 9, 2016
    Time: 8:00pm
    Location: Echo Park Film Center

    An exquisite corpse road trip across four continents, twenty one international experimental filmmakers, using a range of analog and digital mediums collaborate on a feature film.

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    Incident Reports, by Mike Hoolboom

    Mike Hoolboom: Incident Reports

    Date: September 18, 2016
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: At the Spielberg Theatre at The Egyptian

    Mike Hoolboom has forged a singular artistic and curatorial identity over the past few decades.  Filmforum is honored to welcome Toronto-based artist, writer, curator, poet, thinker, and filmmaker for the Los Angeles premiere of his brand new feature, Incident Reports.

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    New Peruvian Cinema: Videofilia

    Date: September 23, 2016
    Time: 8:00pm
    Location: Echo Park Film Center

    The Los Angeles premiere of a psychedelic tragicomedy that takes place in a Lima of spiritual decay, media overload, glitches and pre-Inca ruins.  Filmmaker Juan Daniel F. Molero in person from Peru!

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    We Chose the Milky Way (2015) by Eva Marie Rødbro

    The Films of Eva Marie Rødbro

    Date: September 25, 2016
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)

    For her first ever in-person program in Los Angeles, Eva Marie Rødbro presents films made over the past eight years, showcasing her remarkable ability to construct intoxicating narratives from acutely recorded observations, and marked by a startling intimacy with her subjects.

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    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!

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    Apichatpong Weerasethakul

    A Million More Lights: The Short Films of Apichatpong Weerasethakul, programs 1&2

    Date: October 21, 2016
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: UCLA Film & Television Archive at the Bill Wilder Theater

    In this unprecedented, complete retrospective of Weerasethakul’s short work, his unique and personal cinema takes complex form, defined by images and ideas of mysterious sensuality and poetry, heightened states of emotion and awareness, and a blurring of boundaries between reality, dream, and myth. Apichatpong Weerasethakul in person!

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    A Million More Lights: The Short Films of Apichatpong Weerasethakul, programs 3 & 4

    Date: October 22, 2016
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: UCLA Film & Television Archive at the Billy Wilder Theater

    The second night of our complete retrospective of Weerasethakul’s short work.  His unique and personal cinema takes complex form, defined by images and ideas of mysterious sensuality and poetry, heightened states of emotion and awareness, and a blurring of boundaries between reality, dream, and myth.  Weerasethakul in person!

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    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.

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    And When I Die I Won’t Stay Dead

    Billy Woodberry: And When I Die I Won’t Stay Dead

    Date: November 10, 2016
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: MOCA Grand Avenue, Ahmanson Auditorium

    “AND WHEN I DIE, I WON’T STAY DEAD, title lifted from a line in one of Kaufman’s poems, is director Billy Woodberry’s inspired, moving meditation on Kaufman’s work and legacy. A seamless marriage of director and subject, the film is not only scored by but also moves to the rhythms of jazz and is itself a kind of poetry. —Ernest Hardy, CRAVE

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    GRAUER REIHER II / GREY HERON II (c) Helga Fanderl

    Helga Fanderl: Serendipities, Program I

    Date: November 17, 2016
    Time: 8:00pm
    Location: Echo Park Film Center

    With more than 1,000 remarkable films in her oeuvre, Berlin-based filmmaker Helga Fanderl makes a long-overdue first-time visit to Los Angeles to present two personally curated programs of her exquisite Super 8mm films for Los Angeles Filmforum. 

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    LAUB, by Helga Fanderl

    Helga Fanderl: Serendipities, Program 2

    Date: November 20, 2016
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    With more than 1,000 remarkable films in her oeuvre, Berlin-based filmmaker Helga Fanderl makes a long-overdue first-time visit to Los Angeles to present two personally curated programs of her exquisite Super 8mm films at Filmforum. 

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    The Prison in Twelve Landscapes

    The Prison in Twelve Landscapes

    Date: December 4, 2016
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Filmforum welcomes filmmaker Brett Story in person for the Los Angeles premiere of her award-winning film The Prison in Twelve Landscapes.

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    Marjorie Keller

    Intimate Observer: Family Portrayals by Marjorie Keller

    Date: December 10, 2016
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: The Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church

    In conjunction with the Los Angeles Nomadic Division’s exhibition, On the Verge of an Image: Considering Marjorie Keller, at The Gamble House in Pasadena, this special free program presents several of Keller's rarely screened films. 

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    Apocalypsis, by Eric Leiser

    Apocalypsis, by Eric Leiser

    Date: December 11, 2016
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Eric Leiser returns to Filmforum to introduce and discuss his new feature, Apocalypsis, along with a new animated short film, Land Dream.