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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 46th 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 website! 

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Ziarah, by Bridget Reweti, streaming starting April 18!

Upcoming Screenings

  • Are You Still Recording? by Bridget Reweti

    Can You Sense It? Part 1: The Video Art of Bridget Reweti

    Start Date: Apr 25, 2021 1:00AM
    End Date: May 1, 2021 11:59PM
    Location: Online

    “Can You Sense It?”, programmed by guest curator Jacqui Brown for Los Angeles Filmforum, deeply engages the work of two Island filmmakers - Bridget Reweti of Aotearoa (New Zealand) and Tamika Galanis of The Bahamas - to pull you through your screens and into the outdoors. Bridget Reweti suffuses the Aotearoan landscape with the voices, mythologies, and communality to dispel romantic notions of the “natural world” and close the gap between our natural environment and lived environment.

  • 28, by Tamika Galanis

    Can You Sense It? Part 2: The Video Art of Tamika Galanis

    Start Date: May 2, 2021 12:00AM
    End Date: May 9, 2021 11:59PM
    Location: Online

    In week two of “Can You Sense It?”, Tamika Galanis of The Bahamas examines the complexities of living in a place shrouded in tourism’s ideal during the age of climate concerns. Emphasizing the importance of Bahamian cultural identity for cultural preservation, Tamika documents aspects of Bahamian life not curated for tourist consumption to intervene in the historical archive. suffuses the Aotearoan landscape with the voices, mythologies, and communality to dispel romantic notions of the “natural world” and close the gap between our natural environment and lived environment.