Egyptian Theatre
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Series at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood

Wed, Aug 3, 2011 - Sun, Aug 7, 2011

Nicholas Ray (1911 - 1979) spent his early years soaking up a staggering array of influences, including studying architecture with Frank Lloyd Wright, working with Elia Kazan in New York’s Theatre of Action, and promoting folk music with Pete Seeger and Alan Lomax. Ray soon gained a reputation for his unique, intuitive rapport with actors and for his combative, almost sadomasochistic relationship with the Hollywood establishment. Although his strangest, most daring (and some say greatest) film came in 1954, with the surreal Joan Crawford Western JOHNNY GUITAR, it was the epochal REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE that was his most widely acclaimed success. Join us for this centennial salute to his work, including screenings of BIGGER THAN LIFE and the not-on-DVD KNOCK ON ANY DOOR starring Humphrey Bogart.


Thu, Jun 23, 2011 - Sat, Jun 25, 2011

Pioneers lost in the barren 1845 Oregon dessert must decide whether to put faith in their headstrong guide Meeks or a native they encounter who might have more knowledge of this land. Stars Michelle Williams.


Sat, Jun 11, 2011 - Thu, Jul 28, 2011

From Super Technirama 70 to Ultra Panavision to Dimension 150 and more, the 70mm large-screen format has always promised - and delivered - a Barnum-esque world of spectacular sights and 6-track sounds. If the movies are always larger than life, then 70mm movies are much, much larger! Join us at the Cinematheque for a program of hugely exciting 70mm screenings, including BARAKA, TRON, GLORY, and THE UNTOUCHABLES.


Fri, Jun 10, 2011 - Sun, Jun 12, 2011

Iconoclastic director Raoul Walsh deftly mastered every genre the studios had to offer - from Westerns to gangster yarns, from high-seas adventures to romantic biography and melodrama. In a career spanning five decades, Walsh was the true adventurous spirit, the consummate craftsman and one of the best set-up men in pictures. To celebrate the first book-length biography of Raoul Walsh, the Cinematheque will run a three-night retrospective that includes HIGH SIERRA and THE THIEF OF BAGDAD.


Thu, Jun 2, 2011 - Thu, Jun 23, 2011

Italian director Federico Fellini (1920 - 1993) remains in a category all his own, godfather to a carnival gallery of prostitutes, strongmen, film directors, vaudevillians and clowns, who share a sympathetic bond with each other against the often cruel and unfeeling "civilized" world. His greatest works, including 8 1/2, LA DOLCE VITA, NIGHTS OF CABIRIA, LA STRADA and AMARCORD, seem to spring from an almost unbridled imagination, but one that is connected to a profound understanding of the human experience.


Sun, May 22, 2011 - Sun, Oct 23, 2011

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society co-hosts a fifth annual series of monthly screenings, highlighting the work of renowned production designers and their creative colleagues.