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Spring 2019

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    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. 

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    Fainting Spells, by Sky Hopinka

    Unraveling Collective Forms

    Date: April 28, 2019
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    In conjunction with the exhibition Unraveling Collective Forms at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Filmforum co-presents beautiful digital films by artists Cecilia Vicuña, Jeannette Ehlers, Arshia Haq and Sky Hopinka whose work are on display in the show.

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    Kevin Jerome Everson_ photo by Sandy Williams III

    Los Angeles Filmforum at MOCA presents Kevin Jerome Everson

    Date: May 2, 2019
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: MOCA Grand Avenue, Ahmanson Theater

    Kevin Jerome Everson is one of the most prolific, important experimental filmmakers currently working.  We're delighted to welcome him back for two shows of new and recent works.

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    Sound That, by Kevin Jerome Everson

    Kevin Jerome Everson: More New Films

    Date: May 5, 2019
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Los Angeles Filmforum is delighted to welcome back Everson with the second program this week of recent works by Everson, including many premieres, with the artist in attendance.

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    Isaac Julien, 2017, by Thierry Bal

    Isaac Julien: Playtime

    Date: May 18, 2019
    Time: 9:00am
    Location: Bing Auditorium, LACMA

    On the occasion of the exhibition, Isaac Julien: Playtime, and in collaboration with UC Santa Cruz and Los Angeles Filmforum, LACMA hosts screenings, talks, and panel discussions with historians, scholars, and artists responding to five additional important films by Julien: Looking for Langston (1989), KAPITAL (2013), Western Union: small boats (2007), Ten Thousand Waves (2010), and Lessons of the Hour (2019).  Isaac Julien in person!

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    Robert Todd

    Local History: A Robert Todd Tribute

    Date: May 25, 2019
    Time: 6:00pm
    Location: Echo Park Film Center

    A free five-hour screening marathon celebrating the life and work of the late Robert Todd

  • QueerDeath

    Representations of Leaving | Queer Death and heavens

    Date: June 2, 2019
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    These 8 films approach loss and lineages through experimental visual strategies that document rebirths and Queer utopic visions.  Curator Finn Paul and filmmakers Matthew Lax and Jordan Wong in person!

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    Transactional Reality (2019)

    Wheeler Winston Dixon: From Ancient History to A Hundred Years from Today

    Date: June 23, 2019
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Filmforum hosts filmmaker, cultural theorist, and film and digital historian Wheeler Winston Dixon for his first-ever screening in Los Angeles!