Grace Lee Boggs is a 98-year-old Chinese-American writer and activist whose vision of revolution will surprise you. The filmmakers will be in attendance for Q&A’s after tomorrow & Saturday 7:40 PM shows as well as the Sunday 3:10 PM show. KCRW’s Matt Holzman will be hosting the Opening Night Q&A. AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY screens tomorrow June 20 through Thursday, June 26 with daily showtimes of 1 PM, 3:10 PM, 5:30 PM, 7:40 PM and 10 PM with an added 10:50 AM screening on Saturday the 21st and Sunday the 22nd only. All screenings will be at the Playhouse 7.
THE ONLY REAL GAME filmmaker Mirra Bank will participate in Q&A’s after the 5 and 7:20 PM screenings on Friday and Saturday, June 20 and 21. Friday’s 7:20 Q&A will be moderated by renowned author and filmmaker Richard Schickel. Former Dodger utility player — he played every position except pitcher! — and current Dodger Community Relations liaison Derrel Thomas will be part of the Saturday 7:20 Q&A. Members of the film team will participate in Q&A’s after all afternoon and evening shows on Sunday, June 22nd – Film reps for these Q&As are Randye Ringler, MLB liaison for THE ONLY REAL GAME; and MLB Envoy coach and former Minnesota Twins pitcher, Jeff Brueggemann, who is a principal character in the film.
BAND OF SISTERS is a terrific documentary about activist nuns who worked for social justice in the aftermath of Vatican II. Filmmaker Mary Fishman will introduce and participate in Q&A’s after each screening: June 24 at the Royal at 7:30 PM; June 25 at the Playhouse and 7:30 PM; June 26 at the NoHo at 7:30 PM; and June 28 at the Royal at 11 AM.
BEFORE YOU KNOW IT filmmaker PJ Raval will participate in a Q&A after the 7:30 PM screening at the Music Hall on Saturday, June 14.
Special AI WEIWEI: THE FAKE CASE Screenings in the Royal
-Friday 6/6 7:40PM (SOLD OUT): Presented by the L.A. World Affairs Council
-Saturday 6/7 7:40PM: Presented by UC Irvine School of Law with special introduction by David Kaye, UC Irvine law professor specializing in international human rights
Special AI WEIWEI: THE FAKE CASE Screenings in the Pasadena Playhouse:
-Friday 6/6 7:40PM: Presented by art collective The Haggus Society and introduced by co-director and artist Terri Lloyd
-Saturday 6/7 7:40PM: Presented by Chris Csikszentmihalyi, director of The RootIO Project and a transgressive artist, former director of MIT Center for Civic Media & Computing Culture Group
TRUST ME filmmaker-star Clark Gregg will participate in a Q&A after the 7:45 PM screening at the NoHo on Saturday, June 7th.