This weekend, to mark the fortieth anniversary of Kathleen Collins’ LOSING GROUND—one of the first feature-length motion pictures directed by a Black American woman—the Academy Museum, the California African American Museum, and USC’s Visions and Voices program presents a screening
Ring out the year with a rare screening of GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE / ADIEU AU LANGAGE, presented by the Academy Museum during the closing days of its “3D-cember!” program. Jean-Luc Godard’s penultimate feature and his only full-length work in 3D,
The Academy Museum program “Present Past: A Celebration of Film Preservation” covers the waterfront with a wide selection of narrative features, shorts, documentaries, and experimental films. From cult classics to the overlooked and forgotten—and each a local, North American, or
“Regeneration”—in the 1923 silent “race” film that shares its title—is an imaginary island of castaways who have discovered a treasure chest on its beachfront. As a concept, regeneration—which suggests both a renewal of potentialities as well as a return—also informs
The Academy Museum presentation of the touring Márta Mészáros retrospective commences this week with Mészáros’s first two features: THE GIRL (1968, starring Kati Kovács) and BINDING SENTIMENTS (1969, starring Mari Töröcsik). Next week, four of Mészáros’ films from the 1970s
The premiere presentation of the Academy Film Archive’s restorations of Barbara Hammer’s HISTORY LESSONS and AVAILABLE SPACE will screen this month at the Academy Museum. The program will also include one of Hammer's final works, “a collaborative project produced with
The Academy Museum presents an online Gallery Talk with film and television composer Hildur Guðnadóttir—Tom of Finland, Chernobyl, Joker—and the museum’s Exhibitions Curator Jenny He. HILDUR GUÐNADÓTTIR IN CONVERSATION Academy Museum Tuesday, May 18. 6 pm on the West Coast, 9 pm East Coast.