Film

Icons of Darkness movie memorabilia at The Montalbán

September 16, 2020 | By | Category: Entertainment and Events, Film

This fall, beheaded beasts, blood-gushing villains, 14-foot aliens and the world’s most beloved blockbuster heroes will converge on Los Angeles for an immersive entertainment experience. Icons of Darkness (IOD) will premiere at The Montalbán in partnership with TV actor, writer, producer and director Richard “Rich” Correll. One of the most extensive, privately owned collections of its kind, IOD will offer […]



NYC’s Dance on Camera Festival opens virtually

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

The 48th annual Dance on Camera Festival is coming to Los Angeles … virtually. A New York tradition, matched sublimely by LA’s own Dance Camera West Festival, is sending its choices of the best in dances made for the usually big, but this year, small screen. Starting this Friday, July 17, and running through Monday, […]



Dance Drama ‘Aviva’ Premieres Online

June 11, 2020 | By | Category: Film, Theater and Dance

In these unusual times for live performance and theatrical releases, we need to be ready for anything. Opening virtually on Friday and in selected at-home movie houses across the country next week, the gender-fluid “Aviva” premieres this Friday, June 12, via the Laemmle (LA) and Frida (Santa Ana) theaters and Lumiere (Beverly Hills) on Saturday, June […]



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 OVID.tv. 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 […]