LOVE AFTER LOVE filmmaker Russ Harbaugh and actor Chris O’Dowd will participate in Q&A’s after the 7:45 PM screenings at the Royal on Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7.
THE JUDGE filmmaker Erika Cohn will participate in Q&A’s at the Monica Film Center after the 7:30 PM screenings on Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21. West Hollywood City Council member Lindsey Horvath will lead the Q&A on Friday night. Dr. Laila A. Al-Marayati of KinderUSA will join Ms. Cohn for the Saturday Q&A.
LOVE & BANANAS writer-director Ashley Bell will participate in Q&A’s at the Music Hall after the 7:40 PM screenings Friday through Sunday, May 4-6 and after the 3 o’clock shows on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6. Writer John Michael McCarthy and executive producer Roddy Tabatabai will join her for the opening night Q&A. Jessie Maltin (Leonard Maltin’s daughter) will be the moderator for the Q&A May 4th.
FOURPLAY producer Jamie Dolan will participate in Q&A’s after the 7:40 PM screenings at the Music Hall on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, and Monday, April 2. Executive producers Chris Eyre (‘Smoke Signals’) and Romina Caruana will join him for the Friday Q&A.
THE GARDENER filmmaker Sebastien Chabot will participate in a Q&A at the Royal following the 7:30 PM screening on Thursday, March 29.
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Al Pacino will participate in a Q&A moderated by Stephen Fry following the double bill of Pacino’s documentary WILDE SALOMÉ and his production of Oscar Wilde’s SALOMÉ on Sunday, March 25th at 4:45pm at the Ahrya Fine Arts by Laemmle in Beverly Hills.
WILDE SALOME the documentary is, as Al Pacino describes it, a kind of “collage of a film”, representing the struggles and highs and lows of presenting a challenging and unique piece of writing by one of the literary geniuses of the 19th century, Oscar Wilde. Wilde Salome explores the complexities of Oscar Wilde’s acclaimed play Salome, Wilde himself and the birth of a rising star, in actress Jessica Chastain. The film offers an unprecedented behind the scenes look at Pacino’s journey.
SALOME is Oscar Wilde’s most controversial work, banned in London in the late 19th Century. This scintillating tale of lust, greed and revenge follows the legend of King Herod and his desire for his young stepdaughter, Salomé, and her sexual baiting of John the Baptist. Wilde’s adaptation has spawned multiple stage productions including an opera by Richard Strauss. “SALOME is my attempt to merge play and film. The mediums can collide and my hope is to have them unify so that you’re seeing pure theater on film. To make that hybrid effective has been my goal; to have the more naturalistic photogenic qualities of film complement the language-driven essence of theater.” (Al Pacino)
Al Pacino will introduce WILDE SALOME at 4:45pm. The documentary will be followed by a 15 minute intermission. A post-screening Q&A moderated by Stephen Fry with Al Pacino will follow SALOME.
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On Friday April 13th at the Playhouse AARDVARK actor Zachary Quinto will participate in a Q&A following the 7:20 PM show. On Saturday, April 14th at the Monica Film Center Mr. Quinto will sit for a Q&A following the 7:20 PM show. The moderator for the latter Q&A will be actor-producer Matt Bomer and they will also be joined by AARDVARK producer Neal Dodson.
I KILL GIANTS director Anders Walter will participate in a Q&A at the Music Hall on Friday, March 23 following the 7:30 PM screening.