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Fall 2014 Schedule

  • The Junicho Video-Renku Book, Eve Luckring

    Los Angeles Filmforum at MOCA presents Eve Luckring: With What Tongue

    Date: Sep 11, 2014 7:00PM
    Location: MOCA Ahmanson Theatre


    An evening of sensory shape-shifting at MOCA:

    Image becomes language, language becomes sound, sound becomes image.

  • The Lonely Life of Debby Adams, by Karen Yasinsky

    Life is an Opinion: Films by Mary Helena Clark and Karen Yasinsky

    Date: Sep 12, 2014 8:00PM
    Location: Echo Park FIlm Center

    Filmmakers Mary Helena Clark and Karen Yasinsky in person with a wide array of great recent work!

  • Future Tense

    Date: Sep 21, 2014 7:30PM
    Location: The Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    We cannot perceive the future directly or 'remember' it. - Oesten Dahl "Tense and Aspect Systems"

    Curated by Tom Leeser, Future Tense is a collection of video and sonic works, originally  a collaboration between the Centre for Living Arts in Mobile, Alabama and the Center for Integrated Media at CalArts.

  • The Cinema Cabaret: Re-takes on North American History

    Date: Oct 5, 2014 7:30PM
    Location: The Velaslavasay Panorama

    Neo-benshi strikes again!  Neelanjana Banerjee, Robin Sukhadia, Jen Hofer, Douglas Kearney, Nicole McJamerson, Janice Lee, Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta, Jen Nellis, Konrad Steiner, and Jackie Wang performing live to film clips!

  • Seoul Electric

    Richard Tuohy: Hand-Crafted Cinema

    Date: Oct 12, 2014 7:30PM
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Filmmaker Richard Tuohy's hand-made films investigate the range of visual possibilities found in careful celluloid manipulation.  Essential to see in person, projected on a screen.  His latest series, working in interference patterns will captivate your mind with their psychedelic explorations.

  • Generator, by Makino Takashi

    Makino Takashi: Entering a Noisy Cosmos

    Date: Oct 19, 2014 7:30PM
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Takashi presents Space Noise 3D, an immersive live cinema work for 16mm and video projectors, live soundtrack, and 3D glasses, giving a physical presence to the images beyond the screen. The work is preceded by three short films, two featuring the music of Jim O’Rourke.  Cinema and live performance that will fill your senses.

  • Andy Warhol, The Chelsea Girls, 1966. Photo: Andy Warhol Museum.

    The Chelsea Girls

    Date: Oct 25, 2014 7:00PM
    Location: REDCAT

    Revival screening of ANDY WARHOL’s legendary soap opera.

    “A fascinating and significant event… the Iliad of the underground.” – Newsweek

  • Songs from the Nickel

    Songs from the Nickel

    Date: Oct 26, 2014 7:30PM
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Los Angeles premiere!  A strikingly intimate portrait of people living in this largely invisible community of Downtown Los Angeles's old residential hotels.


    Melika Bass: Mysterious Gestures

    Date: Nov 2, 2014 7:30PM
    Location: The Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Melika Bass vsits from Chicago to present the Los Angeles premieres of a pair of beautifully shot (on 16mm) and performed representational dramas, deliberately-paced, with finely noted details of objects and sounds, and narratives elusive and possibly allusive.

  • Andy Warhol, Kiss, 1963, (c)A Andy Warhol Museum

    Andy Warhol: Light and Dark, with Music by Ezra Buchla

    Date: Nov 13, 2014 7:00PM
    Location: MOCA Grand Avenue

    In conjunction with the exhibition Andy Warhol: Shadows, Los Angeles Filmforum at MOCA is proud to present a special screening of Warhol’s films Kiss (1963) and Blow Job (1964) with live music by experimental composer Ezra Buchla.

  • Magic for Beginners, by Jesse McLean

    Jesse McLean: The Message is the Medium

    Date: Nov 23, 2014 7:30PM
    Location: The Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Iowa-based filmmaker Jesse McLean presents her first solo show in Los Angeles,  with a survey of her work wrought with emotional twists and turns, querying our relationships to each other, to ourselves, and to the mediated material world that defines us.

  • Andy Warhol. Empire (1964) (c) Andy Warhol Museum

    Empire, by Andy Warhol

    Date: Dec 7, 2014 12:00PM
    Location: MOCA Grand Avenue, Ahmanson Auditorium

    In conjunction with the exhibition, Andy Warhol: Shadows, MOCA Sunday Studio and Los Angeles Filmforum are proud to present Empire (1964), Warhol’s minimalist 16mm masterpiece, in its entirety. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, this monumental achievement allows one, as Warhol said, “to see time go by.” A reception will follow the screening at 7:30PM.  Admission Free.  Mention Empire at the MOCA box office to get a comp ticket.

  • Beauty Plus Pity

    We Are the Spirit Guides and We Are Watching You: Videos by Duke and Battersby

    Date: Dec 14, 2014 7:30PM
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby come to town for their first Los Angeles program, providing an eagerly awaited and long-overdue opportunity to experience their singular and uncategorizable work.