FAME HIGH director Scott Hamilton Kennedy will participate in Q&A’s after the 5 PM screening at the Music Hall on Friday, June 14 and after the 6 PM screening Saturday, June 15 at the Playhouse 7.
AIN’T IN IT FOR MY HEALTH: A FILM ABOUT LEVON HELM director Jacob Hatley and producer Mary Posatko will participate in a Q&A after the 7:50 PM screening at the NoHo on Friday, June 14.
With government surveillance in the news, IFC Films’ release of DIRTY WARS could not be more timely. The documentary follows investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill, author of Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Mercenary Army, as he traces the rise of the Joint Special Operations Command, the most secret fighting force in U.S. history.
Reason.com just posted Scahill’s reactions to unfolding events.
HATCHET III director BJ McDonnell and screenwriter Adam Green will participate in Q&A’s after the 9:45 PM screenings at the Music Hall on Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15.
THE GIRLS IN THE BAND filmmaker Judy Chaikin will participate in Q&A’s after the 7:40 PM screenings at the NoHo 7 Monday 6/10 through Thursday 6/13.
FREE SAMPLES director Jay Gammill will participate in Q&A after the 7:40 screening Saturday night at the NoHo.
One of the best films we played last year was the Iranian domestic drama A SEPARATION. It was devastating in its depiction of a marriage in crisis and fascinating as a look into Iranian society far more nuanced and up close that what we get in the news media.
That’s why it’s exciting to hear that the director’s follow-up film is being screened at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival. This weekend the L.A. Times’ Kenneth Turan published a piece about Asghar Farhadi and THE PAST. Read it here and know that you’ll very likely see the film at your local Laemmle theater later this year.
John Osborne, National Director, faculty, and teacher trainer for Project Welcome Home Troops, who is featured in the film, FREE THE MIND, will participate in Q&A’s after the 7:30 PM screenings Friday-Sunday, May 17-19, at the Music Hall 3 and after the 11 AM screenings Saturday, May 18 at the Playhouse 7 and Sunday, May 19 at the Monicas.