Fusing cinematic drama with reality by weaving a fictitious 24-hour journey through the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave, this intimate portrayal of the artistic process speaks volumes to music fans, the art community and movie lovers alike. Join us for a special run of the new film.
The best in horror, sci-fi, fantasy and badass cinema returns to Los Angeles in the second annual Beyond Fest. A partnership of the American Cinematheque and creative collective Amity, Beyond Fest offers an eclectic mix of premieres, rare repertory screenings and special events programmed by genre fans for genre fans.
A consummate Hollywood professional, Robert Wise earned Oscars for WEST SIDE STORY and THE SOUND OF MUSIC and later served as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ president. But the director was so much more than those classic musicals. From psychological horror (THE HAUNTING) to taut crime dramas (ODDS AGAINST TOMORROW) and science fiction (THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN), Wise made his mark on nearly every film genre. Join us for a centennial salute to the director.
A series of the cinema of Robert Rodriguez kicks off with a double feature of SIN CITY and FROM DUSK TILL DAWN and continues with EL MARIACHI, ONCE UPON A TIME IN MEXICO and a family matinee of SPY KIDS.
The American Cinematheque celebrates the intersection of music and media in the City of Angels with several evenings devoted to L.A. rock icons on film, featuring the world premiere of the new Seeds documentary PUSHIN’ TOO HARD, a night of Frank Zappa films, a 50th anniversary screening of THE T.A.M.I. SHOW with director Steve Binder in person, and THE DOORS LIVE AT THE BOWL '68!
Universal might not have invented the monster movie, but the studio surely perfected it. Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff are back on the big screen in a series including horror classics DRACULA and FRANKENSTEIN!