Discover the best of 2014's foreign-language cinema this week with screenings of the five films nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Golden Globe at the Aero Theatre. Then meet the filmmakers at a free panel discussion at the Egyptian Theatre!
It's our annual celebration of Italian cinema! The series opens with a screening of neo-noir HUMAN CAPITAL, Italy's official Oscar entry. Opening night will be co-presented with AFI Fest Presented by Audi. There's something here for everyone, including several exciting U.S. premieres, with some awards-season contenders surely lurking among them. The 2014 lineup promises more superb new dramas and comedies from Italy, along with a nod to the country’s rich film history.
In celebration of the Los Angeles premiere of the latest film from acclaimed director Yasuhiro Yoshiura, PATEMA INVERTED, the Cinematheque is proud to present some of the most amazing Japanese animation of all time.
From her screen debut at the age of 19 (famously teaching future husband Humphrey Bogart how to whistle in TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT) to collaborations with Lars von Trier and Paul Schrader while in her 80s, Lauren Bacall (September 16, 1924 - August 12, 2014) remained one of the screen's most enduring and talented actresses.
As writer, director, actor and producer, Carl Reiner stands alongside Mel Brooks and Woody Allen as one of the titans of late-20th-century American comedy. Join us at the Aero for a selection of Carl Reiner’s best, including an in-person appearance with ENTER LAUGHING and THE COMIC!
By the 1990s, Warsaw-born Krzysztof Kieślowski's talent had earned global recognition, and his final four films were international co-productions that brought his vision to a much wider audience without artistic compromise. THE DOUBLE LIFE OF VERONIQUE earned three top awards at the Cannes Film Festival for its hypnotic look at two women (both played by Irène Jacob) who share a strange connection. But the director’s most famous achievement is his ambitious “Three Colors” trilogy - these meditations on liberty (BLUE), equality (WHITE) and fraternity (RED) served as a sublime coda to Kieślowski’s career.