Pick for 8/23/11 – “First Circle”

Incredibly poignant and touching, FIRST CIRCLE shows a small slice of the life that effects nearly 300,000 children a year, making this a film that demands to be seen.

-Jacob Brades

The Hammer Museum Presents FIRST CIRCLE
Rating: Unrated | Runtime: 72 Minutes | Year: 2010 | Trailer: First

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2011 | 7:00 PM
A discussion with director Heather Rae and two of the film’s subjects will follow the screening.

Billy Wilder Theater
Courtyard Level
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Parking Tips: After 6 PM, $3.00 Flat Rate at Museum, Parking Lots, Street

Free

Pick for 8/20/11 – “Wattstax”

Laugh! Cry! Sing! Hear! Feel! Dance! Shout!

The Hammer Museum Presents WATTSTAX
Rating: R | Runtime: 98 Minutes | Year: 1973 | Trailer: Wattstax

Saturday, August 20th, 2011 | Bar: 7:00 PM / Film: 8:00 PM
A Q&A with director Mel Stuart and actor Ted Lange will follow this screening.

Cash bar 7-11PM.

Billy Wilder Theater
Courtyard Level
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Parking Tips: After 6 PM, $3.00 Flat Rate at Museum, Parking Lots, Street

Free

Pick for 5/19/11 – Flux Screening Series at the Hammer

In my dreams we’re still screamin’; We’re still screamin’…

-”The Suburbs” by Arcade Fire

Flux and the Hammer Museum Present An Evening of Innovative Short Films, Music Videos, Filmmaker Presentations and the Most Interesting Visual Work from Around the Globe

Thursday, May 19th, 2011 | Bar: 6:00 PM / Doors: 7:00 PM / Screening: 7:30 PM
Videos featured:

  • Spike Jonze’s Arcade Fire music video, “Scenes from the Suburbs”
  • Jessica Sanders music video, “All My City” for Mia Doi Todd
  • Los Angeles premiere of Charlie Reff and Jacki Sextro’s “All in All”
  • Also: new work from Daniels, PES, Cat Solen and more.
  • A courtyard reception will follow the screening with special guest DJ Josh Marcy (mophonics).

Billy Wilder Theater
Courtyard Level
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Parking Tips: After 6 PM, $3.00 Flat Rate at Museum, Parking Lots, Street

Free