Opened in 1922, the Egyptian Theatre played host to Hollywood’s first-ever movie premiere.
Although its roots go back more than half a century, in an era of “fake news” and “deep fakes,” appropriation cinema can be seen as a critical voice of resistance.
Gariné Torossian has much to teach viewers about the experience of dwelling in displacement.
From a hand-painted critique of the evils of television to a humorous celebration of feline exhibitionists, Colburn’s singular short films explore a range of themes.
Los Angeles Filmforum screens Raúl Ruiz’s short films focused on anthropology alongside works by his Brazilian contemporaries Arthur Omar and Anna Maria Maiolino.