Dance Camera West at Home

May 14, 2020 | By | Category: Film, Theater and Dance

Not to be undone by these unusual times, locally based and internationally renowned Dance Camera West brings a Virtual Film Festival to stay-at-home audiences via Streaming from Thursday, May 14, through Monday, June 1, films that had screened at REDCAT and at other locations this past January have been temporarily donated by the filmmakers to […]

Review: Miwa Matreyek at REDCAT

January 21, 2020 | By | Category: Film

Animator/filmmaker/performer Miwa Matreyek presented four of her interdisciplinary creations Jan. 17 at REDCAT. To a full house of interested onlookers, the artist moved amidst an assortment of two and three-dimensional designs and objects. Never residing in one visual landscape for more than a minute, she consistently held the audience’s rapt attention. The pieces in the 80-minute […]

Miwa Matreyek Premieres New Interdisciplinary Work at REDCAT

January 16, 2020 | By | Category: Film

Exploring the space between live theater, animation and multiple layers of two-dimensional imagery, innovative interdisciplinary artist Miwa Matreyek presents the Los Angeles premiere of her newest creation, “Infinitely Yours,” at REDCAT for only three shows, this Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 16-18, at 8:30 p.m. These aren’t cartoons. The imagery is heightened by an original score […]

Free Tickets to Miwa Matreyek’s ‘Infinitely Yours’ at REDCAT

January 15, 2020 | By | Category: Film

REDCAT presents the Los Angeles premiere of “Infinitely Yours” by animator, designer and performer Miwa Matreyek for three performances Thursday, Jan. 16, through Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. The award-winning interdisciplinary creator brings her nightmarish vision of climate grief to Los Angeles audiences before heading to Park City, Utah, for the work’s world premiere during Sundance Film Festival’s New […]

Dance Camera West Screens at REDCAT and Downtown Independent Cinema

January 6, 2020 | By | Category: Film, Theater and Dance

In its 19th year, Los Angeles’ Dance Camera West presents its screening festival of 50-plus short, experimental and documentary films this Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 9-11, at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT) and Sunday, Jan. 12, at the Downtown Independent Cinema. Showcasing work from 40 nations across Asia, Europe and the Americas, the […]

Film Review: ‘The Steed’

December 8, 2019 | By | Category: Film

“The Steed” opens with a breathtaking and heart-pounding scene. A young boy climbs down a steep rock face high above a raging river. He calls out directions to the rope handler as he navigates to a huge white flower, which he plucks and puts in his bag with a smile. Then he gives directions to […]

‘The Art of the Benshi’ at UCLA

March 2, 2019 | By | Category: Film

Music, it is often said, is a universal language. If one accepts that, then one must also include a crucial dialect in that cosmopolitan idiom: cinema. With the invention and evolution of motion pictures, the world suddenly became a smaller place. The reach of Hollywood in that history needs no further elaboration. But its rise […]

17th Dance Camera West Film Festival

April 11, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Film, Theater and Dance

In its 17th year running, the Dance Camera West Film Festival makes its mark on the West Side this Thursday through Sunday, April 12 to 15. Partnering with Jacob Jonas The Company to present “To the Sea: Dance Concerts on the Pier,” the screenings and live performances take place at the Fowler Museum, Laemmle Film […]

Ford Theatres and LA Opera Launch Audience Into Space With ‘The Hubble Cantata’

October 2, 2017 | By | Category: Classical Music and Opera, Featured Articles, Film

In case you haven’t been able to secure tickets for Yayoi Kusama’s “Infinity Mirrors” at the Broad, we found something that sounds just as visually fantastic and mind-blowing: “The Hubble Cantata.” Presented by the Ford Theatres and LA Opera, “The Hubble Cantata” allows the audience to “float within” recreations of iconic Hubble Space Telescope imagery. […]

Film Review: ‘The Constitution’ by Rajko Grlić

May 11, 2017 | By | Category: Film

In spite of being shown at an obscure film festival  — SEEFF, or South East European Film Festival — and in spite of dealing with the consequences of now-obscure conflicts that two decades ago dismembered Yugoslavia, “The Constitution,” by Croatian director Rajko Grlić, touches your heart and soul — and lingers in your mind longer […]