IN THE FADE filmmaker Fatih Akin will participate in a Q&A at the Royal after the 7:20 PM screening on Friday, January 5.
Oscar-shortlisted doc AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER directors Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, producer Richard Berge, and Former Vice President Al Gore will participate in a Q&A at the Fine Arts after the 5PM screening on Sunday, January 7. Jenelle Riley of Variety will moderate. Click here for tickets.
About the film:
A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes – in moments both private and public, funny and poignant — as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion.
Artist, activist, and filmmaker Ai Weiwei will participate in a Q&A at the Royal theater in West LA after a special screening of his Oscar-shortlisted documentary HUMAN FLOW at 10AM on Saturday, January 6th. Ella Taylor of NPR will moderate. Click here for tickets.
About the film:
Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact.
Captured over the course of an eventful year in 23 countries, the film follows a chain of urgent human stories that stretches across the globe in countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, France, Greece, Germany, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, and Turkey.
QUEST filmmaker Jon Olshefski will participate in Q&A’s at the Monica Film Center after the 7:20 PM screenings on Friday and Saturday, December 15 and 16, as well as the 2:20 screening on Saturday. L.A. Times film critic Justin Chang will moderate the Friday Q&A and NASHVILLE writer Tim Olshefski will moderate the Saturday Q&A.
Actor-writer-activist Martin Sheen will participate in a Q&A at the Royal on Friday, December 15 after the 7 PM screening of KILLING FOR LOVE and signing copies of the book ‘A Far, Far Better Thing: Did a Fatal Attraction Lead to a Wrongful Conviction?,’ for which he wrote the foreword.
THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR producer Beth Hubbard will participate in Q&A’s at the Monica Film Center after the 4:40 and 7:10 PM screenings on Friday, December 8. Producer Laurens Grant will join her for the second screening.