Pick for 4.24.14 – “The Chess Players”

I think many of us owe a great deal to it. I’m thankful for the fact that at least I’m familiar with both cultures and it gives me a very much stronger footing as a film-maker, but I’m also aware of all the dirty things that were being done. I really don’t know how I feel about it.

-Satyajit Ray

CSUN Cinematheque Presents THE CHESS PLAYERS
Rating: Unrated | Runtime: 129 Minutes | Year: 1977 | Article: Chess

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Part of CSUN’s Thursday Night at the Cinematheque: Satyajit Ray Retrospective.

California State University at Northridge
The Alan and Elaine Armer Theater
Manzanita Hall — Room 100
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330
Parking Tips: The University requires a parking permit to park in the University parking lots. Parking permits are available for purchase ($6) at the Information Booths located on Prairie Street on the west side of campus and Lindley Avenue on the south side of campus. Exact change is required. The closest parking to the Armer Theater is in lots B1, B2, or B3.

Free

Pick for 1.24.14 – “Sick Birds Die Easy”

I’ve really let go as an artist. I jumped off the path and don’t see it anymore, and something inside me tells me that’s okay.

-Nik Fackler

The American Cinematheque Present SICK BIRDS DIE EASY
Rating: Not Rated | Runtime: 100 Minutes | Year: 2013 | Trailer: Sick

Friday, January 24th, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Discussion follows with director Nik Fackler!

Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Parking Tips: Parking Lots, Street

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Pick for 1.23.14 – “Pather Panchali”

Whatever God does is for the best.

-Harihar Ray

CSUN Cinematheque Present PATHER PANCHALI
Rating: Not Rated | Runtime: 119 Minutes | Year: 1955 | Trailer: Pather (Scene)

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Part of CSUN’s Thursday Night at the Cinematheque: Satyajit Ray Retrospective.

California State University at Northridge
The Alan and Elaine Armer Theater
Manzanita Hall — Room 100
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330
Parking Tips: Street, Lots. Parking permits are available for purchase ($6) at the Information Booths located on Prairie Street on the west side of campus and Lindley Avenue on the south side of campus. Exact change is required. The closest parking to the Armer Theater is in lots B1, B2, or B3.

Free

Pick for 1.22.14 – “Contempt”

Jerry, don’t forget. The gods have not created man. Man has created gods.

-Fritz Lang

Laemmle Theatres Present CONTEMPT
Rating: Not Rated | Runtime: 102 Minutes | Year: 1963 | Trailer: Contempt

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Laemmle’s Royal: 1:50 PM | 4:30 PM | 7:20 PM | 9:55 PM
Laemmle’s Playhouse 7: 1:50 PM | 4:40 PM | 10:15 PM
Rialto Pictures’ new 50th anniversary restoration of Jean-Luc Godard’s CONTEMPT.

Laemmle’s Royal
11523 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Los Angeles, CA 90025
Parking Tips: Street

Laemmle’s Playhouse 7
673 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Parking Tips: Street, Lots

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Pick for 1.21.14 – “Just Before Dawn” & “Madman”

Just Before Dawn
Madman

Maybe he was a method actor and I couldn’t tap into his inner hillbilly.

-Jeff Lieberman

New Beverly Cinema Presents JUST BEFORE DAWN & MADMAN
Ratings: R (Both Films) | Runtimes: 90 & 88 Minutes | Years: 1981 & 1982 | Trailers: Dawn / Madman

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 | 7:30 & 9:30 PM
Eric Caidin and Brian Quinn with Grindhouse Releasing present The Grindhouse Film Festival: “Killer in the Woods” Double-Feature!

Special Guest: Jeff Lieberman. Jeff will also be bringing with him limited edition Blu-rays and DVD’s of his film REMOTE CONTROL (1988), which has been unavailable for many years!

New Beverly Cinema
7165 W. Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking Tips: Street

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Pick for 1.20.14 – “The Angels’ Share”

A movie isn’t a political movement, a party or even an article. It’s just a film. At best it can add its voice to public outrage.

-Ken Loach

The Cinefamily Presents THE ANGELS’ SHARE
Rating: Not Rated | Runtime: 101 Minutes | Year: 2012 | Trailer: Share

Monday, January 20th, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Part of Cinefamily’s Underseen & Overlooked of 2013!

Cinefamily (AKA the Silent Movie Theatre)
611 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking Tips: Street, Parking Lot Across the Street at Fairfax High School

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