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Summer-Fall 2022

  • Womanhouse

    Womanhouse Now: Films and Experimental Shorts

    Start Date: Jun 28, 2022 11:00AM
    End Date: Jul 10, 2022 11:00PM
    Location: Online

    We bring back our in-person show celebrating Womanhouse online, for those of you who couldn't make it that night, including the conversation with four or the filmmakers.  

    In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Womanhouse a site specific installation and performance-space, Anat Ebgi Gallery in partnership with LAND  (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) and LA Filmforum have organized an afternoon of films including Johanna Demetrakas 1974 documentary on the Womanhouse home alongside a set of experimental shorts from participating artists like Shawnee Wollenman, Judith Dancoff, Judy Chicago, and Cheri Gaulke.

  • Show Me Other Places (2021) - Los Angeles Premiere!

    If I Were Any Further Away I’d Be Closer to Home: A collection of films by Rajee Samarasinghe

    Start Date: Jul 17, 2022 6:30PM
    End Date: Jul 17, 2022 9:30PM
    Location: 2220 Arts + Archives

    We are thrilled to present the first solo show of films by Rajee Samarasinghe in Los Angeles.  Join us after the films for a conversation between Samarasinghe and fellow filmmaker Mike Stoltz. The screening will be followed by a reception on the outdoor patio with Sri Lankan snacks and Tarot card readings by Delini Malka Samarasinghe.  Doors open at 6:30, showtime at 7:30pm, followed by a reception after the screening.  (Masks required)

  • Uranium Hex (1987)

    Uranium Hex: The Nuclear Films of Sandra Lahire

    Start Date: Jul 24, 2022 1:00PM
    End Date: Jul 24, 2022 3:30PM
    Location: 2220 Arts + Archives

    Presented for the first time in Los Angeles, URANIUM HEX: THE NUCLEAR FILMS OF SANDRA LAHIRE introduces four important works by the British experimental feminist filmmaker exploring the feminist anti-nuclear, anti-war movement of the 1980's alongside deeply personal narratives of sickness, contamination and corporeal vulnerability of both the self and land. 

    The program will be introduced by archivist and programmer Charlotte Procter (London, UK) with artist P. Staff (Los Angeles, USA).

  • Time Mechanicals: 16mm Cityscapes by Jim Jennings

    Date: Aug 21, 2022 7:30PM
    Location: 2220 Arts + Archives

    Filmforum is honored to celebrate the life and exquisite 16mm filmmaking of Jim Jennings, who died on May 19 of this year.  Jennings was a prolific creator of intimate, generous, and visually striking works of observational photography, nearly all silent and many filmed in the course of his NYC commutes as a master plumber whose company, Time Mechanicals, took him to all corners of the photogenic metropolis.