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CARSON MCCULLERS

A celebration of Carson McCullers at Film Forum tonight will include a screening of the Fred Zinnemann masterpiece A MEMBER OF THE WEDDING (1952), based on McCullers’ novel. Opening the double bill, Karen Allen will introduce her 35-minute film A TREE. A ROCK. A CLOUD. (2016).   THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING and A TREE. A […]

WHAT IT MEANS TO WRITE ABOUT ART

Join Jarrett Earnest and Lynne Tillman for a NY Art Book Fair talk celebrating the publication of Earnest’s WHAT IT MEANS TO WRITE ABOUT ART—INTERVIEWS WITH ART CRITICS, presented by David Zwirner Books.   JARRETT EARNEST and LYNNE TILLMAN in conversation WHAT IT MEANS TO WRITE ABOUT ART Sunday, September 23, at 1 pm. NY […]

SÓCRATES — LA FILM FESTIVAL

After directing Querô with a cast of young non-actors from the coastal city of Santos, Brazilian director Carlos Cortez helped found Instituto Querô, “using audiovisual material as a tool to stimulate talent and broaden professional horizons” for at-risk teens, supported by UNICEF. SÓCRATES, produced by the institute and premiering tonight at the LA Film Festival, is […]

EDGAR ARCENEAUX WORKSHOP

Centered on the theme of “effectivity and social practice” in relation to the work of Joseph Beuys, Los Angeles artist Edgar Arceneaux will lead a workshop presentation based on his project, New Financial Architectures for Creative Communities (NFACC) .   EDGAR ARCENEAUX Saturday, September 22, from 2 pm to 5 pm. Oculus Hall, The Broad, […]

FIRE ON THE HILL — LA FILM FESTIVAL

Black cowboys have always been part of the history of South Central Los Angeles, and stables can still be found up and down the L.A. River and various flood channels in the area. One such stable, in Compton, known as the Hill, was mysteriously burned down in 2012. For the last few years, filmmaker Brett […]

HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING

“I’ve believed that straying from structured acts of seeing can produce the strongest connection with an audience.” — RaMell Ross HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING—a lyrical, experimental documentation of lives in a small Alabama community, directed by RaMell Ross—will screen this week at the Downtown Independent. Following the film, Ross and Jheanelle Brown, co-curator of […]

LARRY BELL AND ARAM MOSHAYEDI

On the occasion of COMPLETE CUBES at Hauser & Wirth, Larry Bell will discuss his work with Hammer Museum curator and PARIS LA contributor Aram Moshayedi.   LARRY BELL IN CONVERSATION WITH ARAM MOSHAYEDI Sunday, September 16, at 3 pm. Hauser & Wirth, 901 East 3rd Street, downtown Los Angeles. See “Metal Shop: Sohrab Mohebbi […]