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L.A. Filmworks: The State of the Art in Los Angeles, 1980
Spielberg Theater at the Egyptian
Los Angeles, CA
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L.A. Filmworks: The State of the Art in Los Angeles, 1980
Sunday May 20, 2012, 7:30 pm
Los Angeles Filmforum presents
L.A. Filmworks  The State of the Art in Los Angeles, 1980
Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles, Screening 28

In the early 1980s, Filmforum's Terry Cannon assembled a few mixed shows for touring of experimental films by Los Angeles filmmakers.  Along with Filmforum Film (Craig Rice, 1980), a document of Filmforum, selections from these shows proves a fitting conclusion to Alternative Projections, revealing the state of the art as seen by its curators in Los Angeles, circa 1980.  Followed by a celebratory reception!

At the Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90028

In person: Betzy Bromberg, Terry Cannon, Tom Leeser, Craig Rice,William Scaff (schedules permitting)

Special thanks to

For full information, please visit http://www.alternativeprojections.com/screening-series/

The show is free!  Reservations recommended, and will be held until 7:15 pm on show night, at which time they will be released to anyone present.  

Screening (Subject to change):

Zulu As Konoe (Craig Rice, 1980, 16mm, 5:00)

The Dream Trilogy (William Scaff, 16mm (origin 8 mm), 36 min)

Renee Walking/TV Talking (Tom Leeser, 1980, 16mm, 10:00)

Soothing the Bruise (Betzy Bromberg, 1980, 16mm, color, 21min.)

Rose for Red (Diana Wilson, 1980, 16mm, color, 3min.)
Restored print from the Academy Film Archive

Filmforum Film (Craig Rice, 1980, 16mm, b/w, 4min.)

Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles, 1945-1980 will feature over 24 shows between now and May 2012. Alternative Projections is Filmforum's exploration of the community of filmmakers, artists, curators and programmers who contributed to the creation and presentation of experimental film and video in Southern California in the postwar era.  Film series curated by Adam Hyman and Mark Toscano, with additional contributions by Rani Singh, Jerri Allyn, David James, Christine Panushka, Terry Cannon, Ben Caldwell, Stephanie Sapienza, Amy Halpern, and more.

Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles, 1945-1980 is part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980. This unprecedented collaboration, initiated by the Getty, brings together more than sixty cultural institutions from across Southern California for six months beginning October 2011 to tell the story of the birth of the L.A. art scene.  Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America.

Primary funding for Alternative Projections was provided by the Getty Foundation, with additional support from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.  This screening series is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission; the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles; and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Special support provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Metabolic Studio.   Additional support generously provided by American Cinematheque.

Coming Soon to Los Angeles Filmforum:
April 19. 7:00 pm  Alternative Projections: Cross Town Rivals: Films from UCLA and USC in the 1960s  at USC Cinematheque 108

April 22  Alternative Projections: Conceptual Media  at the Egyptian Theatre
April 29  Alternative Projections:  at the Egyptian Theatre

Los Angeles Filmforum is the city's longest-running organization screening experimental and avant-garde film and video art, documentaries, and experimental animation.  2012 is our 37th year
Memberships available, $70 single, $105 dual, or $50 single student
Contact us at lafilmforum@yahoo.com.  www.lafilmforum.org
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Spielberg Theater at the Egyptian (View)
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
United States


Film > Movies

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Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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