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.
HATCHET III director BJ McDonnell and screenwriter Adam Green will participate in Q&A’s after the 9:45 PM screenings at the Music Hall on Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15.
THE GIRLS IN THE BAND filmmaker Judy Chaikin will participate in Q&A’s after the 7:40 PM screenings at the NoHo 7 Monday 6/10 through Thursday 6/13.
PLIMPTON! filmmakers Luke Poling and Tom Bean will participate in Q&A’s after the 5:30 and 7:50 screenings and introduce the 10:10 screening tonight at the Royal.
We at Laemmle Theatres are big fans of bicycles — three of the ten people in the Laemmle office commute to work by bicycle — and so are also big supporters of the L.A. County Bicycle Coalition. (Laemmle Theatres President Greg Laemmle serves on the LACBC Board as Treasurer.) This Sunday, June 9th is one of the LACBC’s big annual events, the 13th Annual Los Angeles River Ride. It’s super fun, open to all ages and abilities and features live music and great food. If you’ve never done it before, check it out!
The eighth annual L.A. Wine Fest is this Saturday and Sunday at Raleigh Studios. There you’ll find over 500 wines, spirits & brews. You can also take classes about Spain’s Rioja wine region, wine and artisanal cheese pairing, and one led by several California vinters who share their stories about starting and running wineries. Gourmet food trucks and live music round out the festival nicely.