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Winter 2019

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    Dadli, by Shabier Kirchner

    Small, Real: Observation and the Mundane

    Date: January 10, 2019
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: MOCA Grand Avenue, Ahmanson Theater

    Presented in conjunction with Kahlil Joseph’s film Fly Paper, which is the subject of a companion exhibition at MOCA Pacific Design Center, this program presents experimental film and video works that employ the constituent parts of Joseph’s practice, namely observation, musicality, and a documentary impulse.


    To Fall, by Josh B Mabe

    And Magics: The films of Josh B Mabe, and his Chicago favorites

    Date: January 18, 2019
    Time: 8:00pm
    Location: Echo Park Film Center

    Renowned Chicago-based filmmaker and programmer Josh B Mabe presents a selection of his films and videos made over the past decade as well as a selection of his favorite work from other Chicago-based artists.


    The Buzzard, by Stephen Bezark

    The Films of Baum & Lo and Orphan Films from the Center Cinema Co-op

    Date: January 20, 2019
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

     A set of films, mysterious, some orphaned, from a stash from the Center Cinema Coop, based in Chicago from 1968-1978.  It's unknown whether any of these have ever played in Los Angeles before.  Presented by one maker, Thomas Baum, and Josh B Mabe.

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    Where the Chocolate Mountains

    Pat O’Neill: Where the Chocolate Mountains

    Date: January 27, 2019
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Filmforum is delighted to host a return screening of Pat O’Neill’s latest film, Where the Chocolate Mountains, which has only played once before in Los Angeles. 

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    Rebel with a Movie Camera: Animated Films of Martha Colburn

    Date: February 8, 2019
    Time: 8:00pm
    Location: Echo Park Film Center

    Martha Colburn in person!  Details coming soon.