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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

  • Turn, by Peter Mays. World premiere.

    Honoring Peter Mays, Los Angeles Treasure, part 2

    Date: March 31, 2019
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Our friend Peter Mays passed away on March 4, 2019.  We honor him by screening a variety of his works made over the past 59 years.  In the second part of our retrospective, we focus on his wonderful video work.

  • Skin in the Game, by Ariana Gerstein

    Ariana Gerstein: Traces and Memories

    Date: April 7, 2019
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Ariana Gerstein joins us from New York to present her remarkable animations and experimental films, often using imagery created from scanners.