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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 […]

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"PARIS LA is born of shared perspectives. It’s a project, like a love story, that comes from the feeling of being in one place, thinking about another. A place between two cities, between scenes, between people, that exists only in the space of our imagination. In Paris, dreaming of the Pacific. Speaking French in LA. And it’s as true as a clear blue sky above us."—Dorothée Perret, Founder Editor (Paris, November 9, 2008)

ADAM LINDER’S FULL SERVICE

All-afternoon, five-day-a-week performances of all five of Adam Linder’s choreographic services have commenced at Wattis.   ADAM LINDER—FULL SERVICE, through September 29. CCA Wattis Institute, 360 Kansas Street, San Francisco. Above: Adam Linder, Some Cleaning, choreograph service no. 1, at 356 Mission in 2016. Below: Adam Linder, Some Strands of Support, choreograph service no. 4, […]

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 […]

IN SEARCH OF JIŘÍ MENZEL

Shivendra Singh Dungarpur’s durational documentary CZECHMATE—IN SEARCH OF JIŘÍ MENZEL (2018) will screen this weekend at the Hammer. Dungarpur’s friendship with Menzel “resulted in this astonishingly detailed and probing documentary on Menzel’s life and career, postwar Czechoslovak cinema, the New Wave and political turmoil leading up to the Velvet Revolution, and the ever resilient Czech cultural […]

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI

“I feel the need to express reality, but in terms which are not completely realist.” — Michelangelo Antonioni to Jean-Luc Godard, Cahiers du cinéma, November 1964. Over the next two weeks at the Egyptian, the American Cinematheque will present Modernist Master—Michelangelo Antonioni, an extensive retrospective of the work of the Italian writer-director showcasing his key dramatic […]