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Film/TV/Web – Paris-LA

On the occasion of DAYS OF RAGE—an online exhibition of historical LGBTQ+ activist posters curated by Andy Campbell and presented by ONE Archives at the USC Libraries—join Campbell and ONE Archives curators for conversations and tours of the collection.

Join Melissa Anderson—author of a new book on David Lynch’s INLAND EMPIRE—for a screening of the 4K remaster of the film. Presented by Acropolis Cinema and Mezzanine, copies of the monograph will be available for purchase during the event.

On the occasion of the Jewish Museum exhibition JONAS MEKAS—THE CAMERA WAS ALWAYS RUNNING, a group of Columbia University Visual Arts MFA candidates and recent alumni will present IN RESPONSE—JONAS MEKAS, a selection of new video, performance, and installation work.

HAPPENING—directed and co-written by Diwan—is a masterpiece of period reconstruction and a forecast of a dark new age to come. A ticking-time-bomb thriller set in the early 1960s, when abortion was still illegal in France, the film’s unswerving focus is

This week, join chef and artist Ray Anthony Barrett and curators Essence Harden and Bianca Morán for a conversation following the screening of Barrett’s film GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN, an “[interrogation of] the evolution of agricultural and land practices and

This week at the Hammer Museum and UCLA’s Charles M. Young Research Library, filmmaker Chase Joynt, historian Jules Gill-Peterson, and sociologist Kristen Schilt will engage in conversations about transgender, two-spirit, gender-expansive, and intersex representation over the course of two evenings.The

POPPY FIELD is a policier that examines the temperament and stability of its own protagonist (Cristi, played by Conrad Mericoffer), a young, deeply closeted officer on the Bucharest force. Greeting his long-distance lover—Radouan Leflahi as Hadi, a flight attendant in town

If the sonic afterlife of a woman's lived experience could be contained in one ominous sound—the backfire of an escaped spirit?—what would it sound like? In Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s MEMORIA, Jessica (Tilda Swinton), attempting to make sense of the reverberating thud

Rennie Harris’ LAZARUS—one of the great dance works of the twenty-first century—is a searing, cathartic, hour-long piece that can stand beside Ailey’s classic Revelations as a testament to the fortitude and longevity of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. This

Join Celia Paul and Olivia Laing for a conversation about the artist’s new book LETTERS TO GWEN JOHN, a communication across time with the late Welsh portraitist.