The five nominees for Golden Globe in the Best Foreign Film Category will screen the week of the Golden Globe Award Show with filmmakers in person, culminating with a free panel discussion with the directors of the nominated films.
The annual celebration of Italian cinema opens with a screening of Italy's official Oscar entry, co-presented with AFI Fest Presented by Audi. The 2015 lineup promises more superb new dramas and comedies from Italy, along with a nod to the country's rich film history.
The EU Film Festival provides an opportunity for international cinema enthusiasts in Los Angeles to celebrate and discover contemporary films from across the European Union.
Spotlighting festival award-winners from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania and Spain, the short and feature films here embody the rich heritage and diversity of cinema from Europe. With talent from the films invited to speak at screenings and an opening-night reception featuring food and beverages from participating nations, this is an ideal way for expats and Los Angeles residents alike to experience these European delicacies.
His debut to Western audiences was his Oscar-nominated performance as Sherif Ali in LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, but that was just one of a multitude of characters inhabited by actor Omar Sharif (April 10, 1932 – July 10, 2015). Series also includes DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, THE NIGHT OF THE GENERALS and comedy TOP SECRET!.
Ingrid Bergman (August 29, 1915 - August 29, 1982) was one of the most iconic stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age. We celebrate her recent centennial with some of her best roles, including the films CASABLANCA, Roberto Rossellini's JOURNEY TO ITALY and STROMBOLI, and Hitchcock's NOTORIOUS and SPELLBOUND.
We celebrate the 30th anniversary of Studio Ghibli with our most comprehensive survey yet of its animated films, including old favorites such as KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE and MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO along with more recent films THE WIND RISES, THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA, TALES FROM EARTHSEA and FROM UP ON POPPY HILL, plus many more! Most films are presented in original Japanese with English subtitles, except for two family matinees of English-dubbed versions.