The Goethe-Institut Los Angeles and the American Cinematheque will celebrate the 10th annual German Currents Festival of German Film, as well as Austrian and Swiss, from Thursday, Oct 20 – Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 at the historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
Creator Gene Roddenberry had envisioned the sci-fi series “Star Trek” as the interstellar answer to the popular Western “Wagon Train” but couldn’t have possibly imagined how long the “five-year mission” of the U.S.S. Enterprise would last. Join us for a look back at the Star Trek movies and a new documentary on Leonard Nimony, directed by Adam Nimoy.
Our continuing salute to the groovy pop culture of 1966 begins with a 50th-anniversary tribute to The Monkees (with Micky Dolenz in person) and evenings devoted to black comedy (including LORD LOVE A DUCK) and super spies (including OUR MAN FLINT).
Our memorial tribute to director Michael Cimino includes his visionary epics THE DEER HUNTER and HEAVEN’S GATE as well as his work with Clint Eastwood (THUNDERBOLT AND LIGHTFOOT) and Mickey Rourke (YEAR OF THE DRAGON)
We’re pleased to present some of Film Movement's new DCP restorations of cult favorites from around the globe, including Takeshi Kitano's VIOLENT COP and BOILING POINT and Ettore Scola's UGLY, DIRTY AND BAD, as well as KAMIKAZE 89, starring noted director Rainer Werner Fassbinder.