A rich vein of American drama flows through the country’s executive suites. Real estate, show business, high finance, sports business—the art of narrative has been well-served by those playwrights who obsess over capital’s omnivorous flows, the prizes and depredations therein.
An essential missing link in cinema’s buddy-film genre, BY HOOK OR BY CROOK, in the words of co-writer/co-director Silas Howard, started out as a “a gritty, bad-cop action movie. The script was fun, but in the end lacked soul. [Harry
For the closing night of the UCLA Film & Television Archive program Second Sight: A Collection of New International Restorations, Penny Allen will present a free screening of her two early features PROPERTY and PAYDIRT, followed by a conversation with
Celebrate the opening of the Getty Center exhibition WORKING TOGETHER: THE PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE KAMOINGE WORKSHOP with morning and afternoon talks with members of the group—including Anthony Barboza, James Mannas, Jr., Herb Robinson, Adger Cowans, Herbert Randall, and Ming Smith.
On the eve of its fiftieth anniversary season in Seattle, the Pacific Northwest Ballet makes a rare visit to Los Angeles, touring with a repertoire of three contemporary classics and the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra. LITTLE MORTAL JUMP (2012), by
The only feature film made by Sara Gómez (1942–1974), DE CEIRTA MANERA looks at love and revolution during the early 1970s, a period of stricter-than-usual artistic censorship in Cuba. This month, the UCLA Film & Television Archive presents the Los
The long, international tour of SUN & SEA—the Golden Lion-winning opera by Lina Lapelytė (composer) and Vaiva Grainytė (librettist), directed by Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė—continues at the Albany, the performing arts center in southeast London. Presented by LIFT, the Albany, and Serpentine,