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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 42nd 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

  • Meeting Ancestors / A Arca dos Zo'é, by Vincent Carelli and Dominique Gallois

    Ism, Ism, Ism: Bilingual Aesthetics: Negotiations between Languages

    Date: January 28, 2018
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Filmforum concludes its groundbreaking series Ism, Ism,Ism: Experimental Cinema in Latin America with this critical look at cinematic investigations around issues of languages and communication. 

  • Tip of My Tongue, by Lynne Sachs

    Lynne Sachs: Tip of My Tongue

    Date: February 18, 2018
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Filmforum welcomes back Lynne Sachs with her latest films, the LA premiere of Tip of My Tongue, and a sneak preview of "Carolee, Barbara & Gunvor"