Egyptian Theatre
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Series at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood

Fri, Aug 16, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

Join us for a retrospective of the durable director - who turns 80 this month - with some of his most visionary films of the past, including REPULSION, THE TENANT, FRANTIC, and ROSEMARY’S BABY.


Fri, Aug 9, 2013 - Fri, Aug 23, 2013

Although he had become one of the industry’s most in-demand writers, Preston Sturges really wanted to direct; he realized that goal with 1940’s THE GREAT MCGINTY, and won the inaugural Best Original Screenplay Oscar in the process. For the rest of the decade, eccentric characters and sparkling dialogue raced by in a blur of comedic gems including THE LADY EVE, SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS, THE PALM BEACH STORY and HAIL THE CONQUERING HERO. Join us for a salute to the first great writer-director on occasion of his 115th birthday this month, which also includes REMEMBER THE NIGHT and CHRISTMAS IN JULY.


Fri, Jul 19, 2013 - Mon, Jul 29, 2013

Working within the strictures of the Soviet film industry taught Andrei Tarkovsky how to comment on modern social and cultural conditions without directly addressing them, and the portrait of medieval icon painter ANDREI RUBLEV, the sci-fi psychodrama SOLARIS and autobiographical THE MIRROR are rich with symbols and imagery whose meaning reveals itself over time. Our tribute to the filmmaker also includes THE SACRIFICE and a brand-new print of NOSTALGHIA.


Fri, Jul 5, 2013 - Sun, Jul 7, 2013

When JAWS hit theaters in 1975, the film brought with it a sea change in the movie business: the summer blockbuster. Steven Spielberg’s tale of a voracious shark munching on unsuspecting beachgoers was such a smash, it couldn’t help but inspire imitators. Join us for a weekend salute to this masticating menagerie which also includes PIRANHA, TINTORERA: KILLER SHARK, ALLIGATOR and a sneak preview of Larry Fessenden’s new horror-on-the-water thriller, BENEATH.


Mon, Jul 1, 2013 - Thu, Jul 25, 2013

Join us for a salute to one of Hollywood’s most reliably malevolent character actors, which includesSON OF FRANKENSTEIN, MAN MADE MONSTER, FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN and SECRET OF THE BLUE ROOM.


Book Signing With Chris D.! Rare Japanese Cinema!

Thu, Jun 27, 2013 - Fri, Jun 28, 2013

Among the many series former Cinematheque programmer Chris D. brought to our screens was “Outlaw Masters of Japanese Film,” and now this longtime fan of Asian crime movies has written the definitive book on the subject. Twenty years in the making, Gun and Sword: An Encyclopedia of Japanese Gangster Films 1955-1980 features detailed synopses, key art and ratings for hundreds of films of the era. We’re pleased to welcome Chris D. back to the Cinematheque for two nights of hoodlums and hitmen from Japan, including PALE FLOWER, MASSACRE GUN, EVERYTHING GOES WRONG and KILLERS ON PARADE.