The director and producer of THE SQUARE, the acclaimed documentary about the Egyptian revolution, will participate in Q&A’s at the Monica this weekend. Director Jehane Noujaim and producer Karim Amer will participate in a Q&A after the 7:10 PM screening and introduce the 9:55 PM screening on Saturday, November 2. Amer will also do Q&A’s after the 4:10 and 7:10 screenings on Sunday the 3rd.
Oscar winner and SWEET DREAMS co-director Lisa Fruchtman will be in town for Q&A’s at the Music Hall opening weekend (November 29-31). Exact times TBD.
A.K.A. DOC POMUS co-producer (and Doc’s daughter) Sharyn Felder will participate in Q&A’s after the 5 PM screenings at the Music Hall on Friday and Saturday, October 18 and 19.
For hundreds of years, Africans suffered terribly from European colonialism and are, of course, still dealing with the consequences. So it is deeply troubling to learn from the documentary GOD LOVES UGANDA that some U.S. citizens — religious zealots — are perpetuating that tragic legacy with missionary work that leads to violent homophobia. The Oscar-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams was recently interviewed on MSNBC to talk about his important new movie. You can also meet him at the Royal this weekend. Here is the Q&A schedule:
Friday // 530pm – Q&A with director Roger Ross Williams and special guest, Los Angeles World Affairs Council President Terry McCarthy
Friday // 750pm – Q&A with director Roger Ross Williams
Saturday // 310pm – Q&A with director Roger Ross Williams and special guest
Saturday // 530pm – Q&A with director Roger Ross Williams and special guest Chris Freeman, ONE Archives
Saturday // 750pm Q&A with director Roger Ross Williams and special guest Samantha Curley, founder and executive co-director of Level Ground
THE PAW PROJECT Q&A schedule:
with special guests: Aragon the Cat (AKA Lord Tubbington from GLEE) and Randall The Honey Badger guy
FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM director Farah Mann, stars Kristanna Loken and Patricia De Leon and co-screenwriter Chris Loken will participate in a Q&A after the 7:50 screening at the NoHo on Friday, October 18.
AMERICAN PROMISE filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson will participate in Q&A’s on the following schedule:
- MUSIC HALL/BEVERLY HILLS – after the 4:30 and 8:00 PM screenings;
- MUSIC HALL/BEVERLY HILLS – after the 1 and after 4:30 PM screenings;
- PLAYHOUSE 7/PASADENA- after the 7 PM screening (with their son Idris);
BLOOD BROTHER director Steve Hoover will participate in Q&A’s opening weekend at the Royal: after the 5:30 and 7:50 shows on Friday and Saturday, October 25th and 26th; and after the 3:15 show on Sunday the 27th.