Comedian and director Bobcat Goldthwait ("Chappelle's Show," "Maron") appears with his triumphant and wickedly funny documentary profiling Barry Crimmins, whose Boston club fostered the careers of countless comedians. Steven Wright, David Cross, Margaret Cho and Tom Kenny weigh in on the man’s inspiring transformation from standup to advocacy in this remarkable portrait.
50th Anniversary of Watts Riots - Panel Discussion
Los Angeles’ recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Watts Uprising gives us a unique opportunity to better understand the recent violence underscoring the continuing practices of inequality in our country. Join us for a screening of I BUILD THE TOWER, Edward Landler and Brad Byer’s definitive feature documentary on the Watts Towers and their creator, Sabato Rodia, followed by a panel discussion.
Director Peter Bogdanovich’s B&W Depression-era tale of confidence man Ryan O’Neal and his young daughter (Tatum O’Neal, 10-year-old Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner) is paired with his screwball farce WHAT’S UP, DOC?, starring O’Neal, Barbra Streisand and Madeline Kahn in her standout screen debut.
THE OLD AND NEW HOLLYWOOD OF PETER BOGDANOVICH
Double Feature! Director Peter Bogdanovich In Person!
We're joined by director Peter Bogdanovich for the first of two appearances, starting with this classic double bill. In THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, Jeff Bridges, Timothy Bottoms and Cybill Shepherd star as a trio of sexually confused teens in a dying, dust-blown town. It's paired with hugely entertaining slapstick farce and heartfelt Valentine to the earliest days of Hollywood, NICKELODEON, which screens in the B&W Director's Cut.