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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 43rd 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

  • Memento Stella, by Makino Takashi

    Makino Takashi: Memento Stella

    Date: September 19, 2019
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: MOCA Grand Avenue

    Los Angeles Filmforum and MOCA are thrilled to welcome Japanese artist Makino Takashi back to Los Angeles for the LA premiere of his mesmerizing new feature-length work, MEMENTO STELLA. 

  • Midnight Orange, by Gautam Valluri

    Apparitions: Recent Handmade Wonders from L’Abominable

    Date: September 22, 2019
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Echo Park Film Center

    Filmforum hosts a new touring program of recent works by filmmakers at the French film lab L'Abominable, all films having their LA premieres!