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Past Events


AT THE HEART OF GOLD: INSIDE THE USA GYMNASTICS SCANDAL

(The Foundation for Global Sports Development / Sidewinder Films)

AT THE HEART OF GOLD: INSIDE THE USA GYMNASTICS SCANDAL

December 5 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to to follow with producer David Ulich and gymnast Trinea Gonczar. Moderated by Michael Ordoña, Los Angeles Times Writer.

PRIMAL - TALES OF SAVAGERY

(Cartoon Network)

PRIMAL - TALES OF SAVAGERY

December 4 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to to follow with director Genndy Tartakovsky. Moderated by Michael Ordoña, Los Angeles Times Writer.

THE PERFECT CANDIDATE

(Al Mansour Establishment for Audio Visual Production)

THE PERFECT CANDIDATE

December 3 • 8:00pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to to follow with director Haifaa Al Mansour. Moderated by Lorraine Ali, Los Angeles Times Writer.

LES MISERABLES

(Amazon Studios)

LES MISERABLES

December 2 • 8:00pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to to follow with director Ladj Ly. Moderated by Jeffrey Fleishman, Los Angeles Times Writer.

HOMEWARD

(Limelight)

HOMEWARD

November 19 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with director Nariman Aliev and producer Vladimir Yatsenko. Moderated by a Los Angeles Times writer.

Limetown

(Facebook Watch)

Limetown

November 21 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with actress Jessica Biel. Moderated by a Los Angeles Times writer.

Incitement

(Greenwich Entertainment)

Incitement

November 20 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with director Yaron Zilberman, writer Ron Leshem, actor Yehuda Nahari Halevi, producer Tamar Sela, and Dalia Rabin, daughter of former Israeli Prime minister Yitzhak Rabin. Moderated by Jeffrey Fleishman, senior art and culture writer for Los Angeles Times.

Downton Abbey

(Focus Features)

Downton Abbey

November 12 • 7:00pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with actors Allen Leech, Joanne Froggatt, Michael Fox and Kevin Doyle. Moderated by TBD, Los Angeles Times writer.

Costume as Character: Costume Designer Roundtable

(Live Panel)

Costume as Character: Costume Designer Roundtable

November 10 • 3:00pm Montalbán Theatre

Live Panel with designers: Ruth E. Carter (Dolemite Is My Name)
Julian Day (Rocketman)
Arianne Phillips (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)
Sandy Powell (The Irishman)
Paul Tazewell (Harriet)
Jany Temime (Judy)
Moderated by Julia Turner, Deputy Managing Editor of Arts and Entertainment

PAIN AND GLORY

(Sony Pictures Classics)

PAIN AND GLORY

November 10 • 3:00pm Paley Center for Media

Q & A to follow with Tracy Edwards. Moderated by TBD, Los Angeles Times writer.

MAIDEN

(Sony Pictures Classics)

MAIDEN

October 29 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with director Michael Steiner, actor Joel Basman, and actress Inge Maux. Moderated by Michael Ordoña, Los Angeles Times writer.

WOLKENBRUCH’S WONDROUS JOURNEY INTO THE ARMS OF A SHIKSA

(Turnus Film)

WOLKENBRUCH’S WONDROUS JOURNEY INTO THE ARMS OF A SHIKSA

October 23 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with director Michael Steiner, actor Joel Basman, and actress Inge Maux. Moderated by Michael Ordoña, Los Angeles Times writer.

THE REPORT

(Amazon Studios)

THE REPORT

October 2 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with writer and director Scott Z. Burns and producer Jennifer Fox.
Moderated by Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times writer.

THE ELEPHANT QUEEN

(AppleTV+)

THE ELEPHANT QUEEN

October 1 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with filmmakers Mark Deeble and Vicky Stone, and composer Alex Heffes. Moderated by Michael Ordoña, Los Angeles Times writer.

THE OTHER TWO

(Comedy Central)

THE OTHER TWO

June 3 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with creators and executive producers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider. Moderated by Michael Ordoña, Los Angeles Times writer.

BROAD CITY

(Comedy Central)

BROAD CITY

May 9 • 7:00pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with creators, writers, directors and stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer. Moderated by Yvonne Villarreal, Los Angeles Times writer.

ROMA

(Netflix)

ROMA

February 16 • 12:30 The London in West Hollywood

Q & A to follow with Academy Award Nominees Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira. Moderated by Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times writer.

VICE

(Annapurna Pictures)

VICE

February 4 • 7:30 Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with director Adam McKay and editor Hank Corwin. Moderated by Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times writer.

BlackKklansman

(Focus Features)

BlackKklansman

February 2 • 12:00pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with director Spike Lee and editor Barry Alexander Brown. Moderated by Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times Culture Critic/Columnist.

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

(Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

January 30 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q&A to follow with writer & producers Phil Lord & Chris Miller, as well as directors Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman.

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

(Focus Features)

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

January 7 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q&A to follow with director Morgan Neville. Moderated by Lorraine Ali, LA Times writer.

Science Fair

(National Geographic Documentary Films)

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December 9 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Special Introduction by Ava DuVernay.  Q & A to follow with directors Cristina Constantini and Darren Foster. Moderated by Chris Barton, Los Angeles Times writer.

Rise of The Documentary: The Newest Cinematic Powerhouse

(Live Panel)

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December 9 • 4:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Live Panel with documentary directors: Morgan Neville (Won’t You Be My Neighbor) • Sandi Tan (Shirkers) • Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (Free Solo) • Betsy West (RBG) • Tim Wardle (Three Identical Strangers). Moderated by Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times writer.

The Hate U Give

(20th Century Fox Films)

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December 7 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with actors Amandla StenbergRegina Hall and Algee Smith, and director George Tillman, Jr. Moderated by Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times writer

Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts

(Cinesyura and HOOQ)

MARLINA THE MURDERER IN FOUR ACTS

November 28 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with director Mouly Surya. Moderated by Jeffrey Fleishman, Los Angeles Times writer

Dirty John

(Bravo)

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November 27 • 7:00pm Montalbán Theatre

Advance Screening of episode 2. Q & A to follow with actors Connie BrittonJulia Garner and Juno Temple, along with executive producers Alexandra CunninghamRichard Suckle and Jeffery Reiner. Moderated by Christopher Goffard, Los Angeles Times writer

The Kindergarten Teacher

(Netflix)

November 19 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with actor Maggie Gyllenhaal. Moderated by Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times writer

The Actresses Roundtable

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November 17 • Los Angeles

Live Panel with actresses: Viola Davis (Widows) • Nicole Kidman (Destroyer/Boy Erased) • Lupita Nyong’o (Black Panther) • Saoirse Ronan (Mary Queen of Scots) • Marina de Tavira (Roma) • Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?). Moderated by Mark Olsen and Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times writers.

The Actors Roundtable

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November 17 • Los Angeles

Live Panel with actors: Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther) • Viggo Mortenson (Green Book) • Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate) • John C. Reilly (The Sister Brothers) • Ethan Hawke (First Reformed) • Steven Yeun (Burning). Moderated by Mark Olsen and Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times writers.

The Directors Roundtable

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November 18 • Los Angeles

Live Panel with directors: Spike Lee (Black Klansman) • Ryan Coogler (Black Panther) • Karyn Kusama (Destroyer) • Josie Rourke (Mary Queen of Scots) • Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite) • Alfonso Cuaron (Roma). Moderated by Mark Olsen and Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times writers.

Eldorado

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November 15 • 7:30pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with director Markus Imhoof and Amnesty International USA Field Organizer Muna Sharif. Moderated by Lorraine Ali, Los Angeles Times writer

Capernum

(Sony Pictures Classics)

CAPERNAUM

November 14 • 8:00pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with writer/director Nadine Labaki, producer/composer Khaled Mouznar and actor Zain Al Rafeea
(with translator Sara Harakat). Moderated by Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times writer

Private Life

(Netflix)

November 12 • 7:00 pm Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with writer/director/producer Tamara Jenkins and actor Kathryn Hahn. Moderated by Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times writer

Costume as Character: Setting the Scene in Film

(Live Panel)

November 10 • 3:00 pm Skirball Cultural Center, Magnin Auditorium

Live Panel with designers: Erin Benach (A Star Is Born) • Ruth Carter (Black Panther) • Colleen Atwood (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald) • Caroline Eselin (If Beale Street Could Talk) • Sandy Powell (Mary Poppins Returns/The Favourite) • Mary Zophres (First Man). Moderated by Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times writer.

Better Call Saul

(Sony Pictures Television/Gran Via)

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November 5 • 6:45 pm
Montalbán Theatre

Q & A to follow with actor Bob Odenkirk, co-creator/executive producer Peter Gould and writer/executive producer Thomas Schnauz. Moderated by Yvonne Villarreal, Los Angeles Times writer

The Fourth Estate

(Showtime)

August 8 • 7 PM
ArcLight Cinemas, Sherman Oaks

Q&A to follow with Liz Garbus (Director and Executive Producer), Jenny Carchman (Executive Producer), Justin Wilkes (Executive Producer), Dean Baquet (Executive Editor, The New York Times) and Matthew Rosenberg (Intelligence and National Security Correspondent, The New York Times)

Waco

(Paramount Network)

Waco

May 10 • 7:30 PM
ArcLight Cinemas, Sherman Oaks

Q&A to follow with actor Taylor Kitsch, and creators John Eric Dowdle and Drew Dowdle.

Wild Wild Country

(Netflix)

Wild Wild Country

May 15 • 7:00 PM
Netflix FYSEE at Raleigh Studios, Los Angeles

Q&A to follow with directors Chapman Way and Maclain Way, executive producer Mark Duplass, and subject Ma Anand Sheela. Reception will follow the Q&A.

The Shape of Water

(Fox Searchlight)

The Shape of Water

February 21 • 8 PM
ArcLight Cinemas, Sherman Oaks

Q&A to follow with writer Vanessa Taylor and writer/director/producer Guillermo del Toro.

Call Me By Your Name

(Sony Pictures Classics)

Call Me By Your Name

February 22 • 7:30 PM
ArcLight Cinemas, Sherman Oaks

Q&A to follow with actor Timothée Chalamet.

HEROIN(E)

(Netflix)

HEROIN(E)

February 26 • 7:30 PM
AMC DINE-IN Sunset 5West Hollywood

Q&A to follow with with director Elaine McMillion Sheldon.

Phantom Thread

(Focus Features)

Phantom Thread

January 8 • 7:30 PM
ArcLight Cinemas, Sherman Oaks

Q&A to follow with actress Vicky Krieps and costume designer Mark Bridges.


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