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ASSAYAS DOUBLE BILL AT THE AERO

To mark the release of NON-FICTION—the new film from Olivier Assayas—the American Cinematheque presents a double feature of Assayas’ 1996 cult film IRMA VEP and a 35mm presentation of his 2008 masterpiece SUMMER HOURS. Both screen on Thursday.

NON-FICTION will screen the following night.

IRMA VEP and SUMMER HOURS

Thursday, May 2, at 7:30 pm.

NON-FICTION

Friday, May 3, at 7:30 pm.

Aero Theatre

1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica.

From top: Maggie Cheung in Irma Vep; Jérémie Renier (left) and Olivier Assayas on set, Summer Hours; Édith Scob and Juliette Binoche in Summer Hours; Renier, Dominique Reymond, and Charles Berling in Summer Hours; Jean-Pierre Léaud (right) and Cheung in Irma Vep.

OLIVIER ASSAYAS’ NON-FICTION

How our habitual engagements with writing, reading, performance, publishing, and politics have been transformed in the internet age are some of the concerns addressed in NON-FICTION (Double vies), the new film from writer-director Olivier Assayas.

The film—Assayas’ seventeenth feature, and one that carries a strong echo of Rohmer—stars Juliette Binoche, Guillaume CanetChrista ThéretVincent MacaigneNora Hamzawi, and Pascal Greggory as denizens of the Parisian culture-media complex, and its Los Angeles premiere this week is part of the annual AFI Fest.

NON-FICTION

Friday, November 9, at 6 pm.

Thursday, November 15, at 12:30 pm.

Chinese Sixplex, 6925 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles.

See Will Self on the tyranny of the virtual.

Top: Guillaume Canet in Non-Fiction.

Above: Vincent Macaigne (right) and Canet.

Below: Juliette Binoche and Canet.

ASSAYAS — L’EAU FROIDE

L’EAU FROIDE (COLD WATER), a film that Olivier Assayas made for television in 1994, is in revival until the end of May.

COLD WATER

Though May 31.

Laemmle Royal

11523 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Los Angeles.

Cyprien Fouquet and Virginie Ledoyen in L’eau froide.

OLIVIER ASSAYAS AND KIM GORDON AT CINEFAMILY

In the run-up to the American release of his new film Personal Shopper, Olivier Assayas will visit Los Angeles this weekend to present a retrospective of his work at the Cinefamily.

On Saturday, March 4—after a 6:30 pm screening of two films by Guy Debord—Olivier Assayas will present five of his rare music videos and shorts. Kim Gordon—featured in Hotel Atithi—will join the director, and Jim Smith (The Smell) will play pre- and post-show sets.

HOTEL ATITHIWINSTON TONG EN STUDIORECTANGLE – DEUX CHANSONS DE JACNOLAISSE INACHEVE A TOKYO, and PARIS JE T’AIME (segment), March 4 at 9:30 pm.

Also:

IRMA VEP (with Assayas in person), March 5 at 8 pm.

CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA, March 6 at 7:30 pm.

DEMONLOVER, March 25 at 9:45 pm.

CLEAN, March 26 at 4:45 pm.

CINEFAMILY AT THE SILENT MOVIE THEATRE, Fairfax, Los Angeles.

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Winston Tong en studio, directed by Olivier Assayas Image credit: Tomorrow Started

Winston Tong en studio, directed by Olivier Assayas
Image credit: Tomorrow Started