“The world is beautiful. A useful image of the world must register this beauty.” — Thom Andersen
The remastered and re-edited version of LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF—Andersen’s landmark cinematic essay on Hollywood, and the city that foregrounds, backdrops, and contextualizes it—will screen this weekend at the Aero.
Andersen will be on hand to sign copies of his latest volume SLOW WRITING, and will discuss his work in a post-screening conversation.
LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF, Sunday, September 2, at 7:30 pm
AERO THEATRE, 1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica.
Slow Writing—Thom Andersen on Cinema, ed. Mark Webber (Visible Press, 2017).
Special thanks to Andrew Crane.
Image credit above: The Visible Press.
Below: Fred Halsted’s L.A. Plays Itself is one of the films Thom Andersen drew from to create his masterpiece.