Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
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Wed, Sep 25, 2019 - Tue, Oct 8, 2019
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Beyond Fest 2019
Presented by Hulu

Beyond Fest, the highest-attended genre film festival in the U.S., returns to the Egyptian Theatre with 39 features including 3 world premieres, 2 U.S. premieres and 17 West Coast premieres of cinematic excess. These 14 days of cinematic splendor generate funds for the nonprofit 501c3 American Cinematheque.

With a diverse slate celebrating cinema from all corners of the globe, Beyond Fest is proud to open with a double-barrelled-double-bill from LA provocateurs SpectreVision, featuring COLOR OUT OF SPACE, with director Richard Stanley in person, and Adam Egypt Mortimer’s DANIEL ISN’T REAL. Other hotly anticipated titles making their West Coast debuts include two stunning social satires: this year’s transcendent Palme d’Or winner, PARASITE, with writer-director Bong Joon-Ho in person, and Taika Waititi’s brilliantly provocative and timely tale, JOJO RABBIT. Eddie Murphy returns in bombastic fashion in Craig Brewer’s DOLEMITE IS MY NAME, which is paired with Rudy Ray Moore’s original 1975 Blaxploitation classic DOLEMITE. Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala’s Sundance sensation, THE LODGE, delivers supremely chilling scares; director Ant Timpson will be joined by star Elijah Wood as he presents his electrifying directorial debut, COME TO DADDY, and festival sensation LITTLE MONSTERS tears up the big screen courtesy of Beyond Fest alumnus Abe Forsythe.

World premieres also take center stage with Eric Notarnicola's MISTER AMERICA; stars Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington will be present to share stories from the political hotbed of San Bernardino County. One of the most iconic periods of genre cinema is exhaustively celebrated in the definitive 80’s horror documentary IN SEARCH OF DARKNESS, directed by David A. Weiner, and will be accompanied by an epic panel of filmmakers and talent from the legendary era. Also receiving its world debut is the new anthology film PORTALS from luminaries Gregg Hale, Liam O'Donnell, Eduardo Sánchez, and Timo Tjahjanto.

The most beloved cult classics are celebrated via a series of special event screenings throughout the festival. Leading this year's repertory slate and closing out the festival is a special 25th-anniversary reunion of Oliver Stone's incendiary masterpiece, NATURAL BORN KILLERS, featuring a post-screening Q&A with director Stone, stars Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, and producer Don Murphy in-person. Legendary actor Tom Atkins joins us for a special triple bill featuring three of his most beloved and iconic roles in THE FOG, HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH and NIGHT OF THE CREEPS. Director Karyn Kusama reunites with star Megan Fox for a 10-year anniversary screening of their genre-bending JENNIFER’S BODY, and Elliott Gould makes a rare appearance to share his stories as Philip Marlowe following Robert Altman’s personal print of THE LONG GOODBYE. The master William Friedkin joins us to talk about the most terrifying film ever made, THE EXORCIST, and we go gonzo with two "How did this get made and why were they marketed to kids?" screenings featuring Stewart Raffill’s hyper-gory-high-school-rom-com-dinosaur-horror TAMMY AND THE T-REX and the theatrical premiere of the star-studded MOOCH GOES TO HOLLYWOOD, directed by Richard Erdman and best described as BENJI meets MIDNIGHT COWBOY in the VALLEY OF THE DOLLS.

LA gets its shine this year in a series of screenings featuring locals Joe Begos, Travis Stevens and U.K. transplant Bernard Rose. Hesh renegade Begos unleashes his trademark carnage in a double-bill featuring the West Coast premiere of Fangoria Films’ super-siege VFW and his psychedelic bad-LA-acid-trip, BLISS. Producer turned writer/director Travis Stevens casts his artfully disturbed eye upon GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR with stars Phil Brooks (aka CM Punk) and Elissa Dowling in attendance, and Bernard Rose takes us back to a transitional Japan to explore the collision of honor and culture in his beautifully composed SAMURAI MARATHON 1855.

Special events are led by cult legend Joe Bob Briggs as he brings his one man show to the Egyptian’s famous stage for Joe Bob Presents: How Rednecks Saved Hollywood and award-winning composer Joe LoDuca who will be performing his new score before the L.A. premiere of Sam Raimi’s THE EVIL DEAD 4K restoration, presented by Mondo. There’s more undead action from Cinematic Void as they present the new 4K restoration of Jorge Grau’s ethereal classic THE LIVING DEAD AT THE MANCHESTER MORGUE and are joined by Death Waltz Recording Co. for a record release screening of Joe Giannone’s summer camp slasher MADMAN. Friday Night Frights returns for a 30th anniversary screening of the Italian giant monster run amok, KILLER CROCODILE, by Fabrizio De Angelis.

In addition to the main auditorium, the Egyptian’s 80-seat second screen - rechristened the "Huluween Theatre" for this series - will host 13 free screenings including the U.S. Premiere of David Marmor’s critically-lauded 1BR, a special screening of the brilliant Gary Oldman and Emily Mortimer chiller MARY, directed by Michael Goi, the West Coast Premiere of Andrew Patterson’s Midnight Madness-selected THE VAST OF NIGHT, the U.S. Premiere of David Gregory’s brilliant Al Adamson documentary BLOOD & FLESH: THE REEL LIFE AND GHASTLY DEATH OF AL ADAMSON in a double with Al Adamson’s crazy DRACULA VS FRANKENSTEIN with an array of special guests, including the first ever public appearance of the silver screen’s most elusive Dracula, Zandor Vorkov. Free screenings also include the L.A. Premiere of Alexandre Philippe’s ALIEN documentary extraordinaire MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIEN, the West Coast Premiere of Carlo Mirabella-Davis’ incredible, genre-defying SWALLOW, the West Coast Premiere of Mirrah Foulkes’ madcap Sundance standout JUDY & PUNCH, and for the first time, four shorts programs celebrating bite-sized genre brilliance from near and far.

Egyptian TheatreWed, Sep 25, 2019 - Tue, Oct 8, 2019
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Films in this Series at the Egyptian

In Person Guests!
Wed, Sep 25, 2019 - 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 - 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
Director Bong Joon-Ho In Person!
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening!
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 - 8:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Free Screening!
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 - 10:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Bernard Rose & Danny Huston In Person!
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 - 10:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening!
Sat, Sep 28, 2019 - 2:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Free Screening! David Marmor & Alok Mishra In Person!
1BR
Sat, Sep 28, 2019 - 5:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Sat, Sep 28, 2019 - 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Encore Screening! David Marmor & Alok Mishra In Person!
1BR
Sat, Sep 28, 2019 - 8:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Sat, Sep 28, 2019 - 10:00pm
Egyptian Theatre
Actor Elliott Gould In Person!
Sun, Sep 29, 2019 - 12:00pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening!
Sun, Sep 29, 2019 - 2:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Karyn Kusama & Megan Fox In Person!
Sun, Sep 29, 2019 - 4:00pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening! In Person Guests!
Sun, Sep 29, 2019 - 6:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Ant Timpson & Elijah Wood In Person!
Sun, Sep 29, 2019 - 8:00pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening! In Person Guests!
Sun, Sep 29, 2019 - 8:30pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Mon, Sep 30, 2019 - 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening!
Mon, Sep 30, 2019 - 8:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
In Person Guests!
Mon, Sep 30, 2019 - 10:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
In Person Guests!
Tue, Oct 1, 2019 - 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening!
Tue, Oct 1, 2019 - 8:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Free Encore Screening!
Tue, Oct 1, 2019 - 10:00pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening!
Wed, Oct 2, 2019 - 6:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Director William Friedkin In Person!
Wed, Oct 2, 2019 - 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening!
Wed, Oct 2, 2019 - 8:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Free Encore Screening!
Wed, Oct 2, 2019 - 10:30pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski In Person!
Thu, Oct 3, 2019 - 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening!
Thu, Oct 3, 2019 - 8:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Free Screening!
Thu, Oct 3, 2019 - 10:15pm
Egyptian Theatre
Tim Heidecker & Gregg Turkington In Person!
Fri, Oct 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening!
Fri, Oct 4, 2019 - 8:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Fri, Oct 4, 2019 - 10:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening!
Sat, Oct 5, 2019 - 2:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Live Music!
Sat, Oct 5, 2019 - 4:00pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening!
Sat, Oct 5, 2019 - 5:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Director Joe Begos In Person!
Sat, Oct 5, 2019 - 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre
Actor Tom Atkins In Person!
Sun, Oct 6, 2019 - 11:00am
Egyptian Theatre
Free Screening!
Sun, Oct 6, 2019 - 2:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Free Screening!
Sun, Oct 6, 2019 - 5:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
In Person Guests!
Sun, Oct 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
Egyptian Theatre
Free Encore Screening!
Sun, Oct 6, 2019 - 8:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Free Screening!
Mon, Oct 7, 2019 - 8:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
In Person Guests!
Tue, Oct 8, 2019 - 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre