Ms. Tippi Hedren will welcome the audience to the 7:40 PM screening of L.A. SUPERHEROES: ILLEGAL IN HOLLYWOOD on Friday, June 21st. Ms. Hedren was honored recently in Washington D.C. and at the United Nations as a “Woman of Vision” for her efforts to support Vietnamese immigrants and as the “Godmother of the Vietnamese Nail Industry.”
Meet the people behind the terrific new documentary THE GIRLS IN THE BAND this weekend. Here’s the schedule. All screenings begin at 11 AM:
On Saturday, June 22, there will be a Q&A with one of the subjects of the film, Roz Cron, at the TOWN CENTER 5.
On Saturday, June 22, there will be a Q&A with Director Judy Chaikin at the PLAYHOUSE 7.
On Sunday, June 23, there will be a Q&A with Director Judy Chaikin and Executive Producer Mike Greene at the MONICA 4.
This Sunday from 9 AM to 4 PM the increasingly popular CicLAvia relocates to Wilshire Boulevard, turning what began as a path Henry Gaylord Wilshire cut through his barley field about 120 years ago into a car-free zone from Downtown to Fairfax Avenue for walking, biking, skating, loafing, shopping, goofing off and people watching. It’s a free event, no registration needed, and there is no starting or finish line. The forecast is lovely — partly cloudy, low 70’s — so give it a try!
Director Judy Chaikin will participate in a Q&A after the 11 AM screening at the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena on Saturday, June 15.
Director Judy Chaikin and Producer Mike Greene will participate in a Q&A after the 11 AM screening at the Monica in Santa Monica on Sunday, June 16.
Producer Nancy Kissock will participate in a Q&A after the 11 AM screening at the Town Center in Encino on Sunday, June 16.
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.