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6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

January 2017

KCRW Partner Screening: Split

January 18, 2017 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Split Wednesday, January 18th Time: Doors 7:00pm, Film at 7:30pm Place: ArcLight Hollywood  6360 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028) M. Night Shyamalan returns with Split, an original film that delves into the mysterious recesses of one man’s fractured, gifted mind. The thriller is being hailed as “Shyamalan’s most terrifying film to date.” Though Kevin (James McAvoy) has evidenced 23 personalities—each with unique physical attributes—to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher (Betty Buckley), there remains one still submerged who is set…

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April 2017

Colossal Screening with Q & A

April 6, 2017 • 9:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Thursday 4/6: Arclight Hollywood. Q&A after the 9:30PM show with Director Nacho Vigalondo

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May 2017

Risk Screening Followed by Q & A

May 7, 2017 • 4:15 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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The Q&A will be with director Laura Poitras & moderated by Alex Winter 4:15pm

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August 2017

KCRW Partner Screening: Good Time

August 2, 2017 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city's underworld in an increasingly desperate attempt to get his brother out of jail. Over the course of one night, Constantine finds himself on a mad descent into violence and mayhem as he races against the clock to save his brother and himself, knowing their lives hang in the balance. 7:00pm- Doors open 7:30pm- Film start time 9:15pm: Q & A…

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“Beach Rats” opening night Q&A

August 25, 2017 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Opening night Q&A with "Beach Rats" director Eliza Hittman and Sean Baker, director of "Tangerine"

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March 2018

Will Black Panther Really Change Hollywood?

March 27, 2018 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Photo courtesy of Joel C. Ryan/Associated Press

A Zócalo/UCLA Event Moderated by Claudia Puig, President, Los Angeles Film Critics Association and Film Critic, National Public Radio Marvel Studios’ Black Panther has done more than flex international box-office muscle while earning critical raves at home and overseas. The superhero blockbuster also has shaken up Hollywood’s long-held myth that big-budget popcorn flicks about black people, with largely black casts, couldn’t pull in crowds in places like Asia, Russia, the African continent—or even white American audiences. Despite the proven crossover appeal of movies…

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October 2018

KCRW Partner Screening: First Man

October 1, 2018 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Film Independent Presents in partnership with KCRW bring you a free screening of First Man from Universal Pictures. This special KCRW Partner Screening is limited to current KCRW members only.   On the heels of their six-time Academy Award®-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar®-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for Universal Pictures’ First Man, the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.  A…

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KCRW Partner Screening: Wildlife

October 8, 2018 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Film Independent Presents in partnership with KCRW bring you an advance screening of Wildlife from IFC Films. This special KCRW Partner Screening is limited to current KCRW members only.   14-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry—a housewife and a golf pro—in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job—and his sense of purpose—he decides to join the cause of fighting the fire, leaving his…

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Reversing Roe

October 9, 2018 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A curated collection of the most acclaimed documentary films of the year. We bring both films and the creators to industry insiders and film enthusiasts throughout the fall season. Synopsis: Forty-five years after it revolutionized abortion law in America, the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade is once again at a crossroads. In their timely new documentary Reversing Roe, filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg (The Devil Came on Horseback, Marathon: The Patriot's Day Bombing) present a deeply illuminating…

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Film Independent Screening: Tito and the Birds

October 24, 2018 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Includes a conversation with director Gustavo Sternberg Tito is a shy 10-year-old boy who lives with his mother. Suddenly an unusual epidemic starts to spread, making people sick whenever they get scared. Tito quickly discovers that the cure is somehow related to his missing father’s research on bird song. He embarks on a journey to save the world from the epidemic with his friends. Tito’s search for the antidote becomes a quest for his missing father and his own identity.…

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November 2018

Film Independent Presents: Green Book

November 7, 2018 • 8:00 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Includes a conversation with director Peter Farrelly and actor Mahershala Ali   Two men, both accomplished and self-possessed in very different ways, are at the center of Green Book, winner of the Toronto International Film Festival People’s Choice Award. One of them, Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), is an outgoing, newly employed nightclub bouncer. The other - withdrawn, brilliant and uninterested in anything outside of his pursuits - is touring pianist Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali). Peter Farrelly (yes, that Peter…

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Film Independent Presents: Shoplifters

November 14, 2018 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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On the margins of Tokyo, a dysfunctional band of outsiders are united by fierce loyalty and a penchant for petty theft and playful grifting. When a young boy is arrested, secrets are exposed that upend their tenuous, below-the-radar existence and test their quietly radical belief that love - not blood - defines a family.   2018, 121 min, color, DCP | Written by Hirozaku Koreeda; directed by Hirozaku Koreeda; with Lily Franky, Sakura Ando, Mayu Matsuoka, Kairi Jō, Miyu Sasaki,…

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December 2018

KCRW Partner Screening: If Beale Street Could Talk

December 5, 2018 • 8:00 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Film Independent Presents in partnership with KCRW bring you an advanced screening of If Beale Street Could Talk for Annapurna Pictures.   Based on the novel by James Baldwin, If Beale Street Could Talk, is the story of Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first-born child to term. It is a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families and their lives, trying to…

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Film Independent Presents: Destroyer

December 12, 2018 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Includes a conversation with director Karyn Kusama and writers Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi   As a young cop, Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) went under cover to infiltrate a gang in the California desert -- with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges, Bell must work her way back through the remaining members while confronting her own demons.   2018, 123 min, color, DCP | Written by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi; directed by Karyn Kusama; with Nicole…

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January 2019

Film Independent Presents: They Shall Not Grow Old

Jan 9 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Using state-of-the-art technology and materials from the BBC and Imperial War Museum, filmmaker Peter Jackson allows the story of World War I to be told by the men who were there. Life on the front is explored through the voices of the soldiers, who discuss their feelings about the conflict, the food they ate, the friends they made and their dreams of the future.   2018, 99 min, color, DCP | Directed by Peter Jackson   Ticketing/Parking Information – ArcLight…

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February 2019

KCRW Partner Screening: Lorena

Feb 6 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Film Independent Presents in partnership with KCRW bring you a special advance screening of episodes 1 and 2 of Lorena from Amazon Studios. From Executive Producer Jordan Peele, this four-part docuseries investigates the events of 1993, where Lorena Bobbitt sliced off her husband’s penis after years of abuse. John and Lorena Bobbitt’s stories exploded into a 24-hour news cycle. She became a national joke, her suffering ignored by the male-dominated press. But as John spiraled downward, Lorena found strength in the scars of her ordeal. This special advance screening…

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Film Independent Presents: Tales From The Tour Bus

Feb 25 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Free Members-Only Screening Includes a conversation with director Mike Judge Mike Judge tracks outsized personalities -- and their obliviousness to others -- in his work, as seen in films such as Idiocracy, on TV in King of the Hill and, his most recent success, the HBO comedy series Silicon Valley. Actual bigger-than-life personas take up the focus in his newest project for Cinemax, the enthralling animation/documentary/behind-the-music hybrid Mike Judge Presents: Tales From the Tour Bus. The show is devoted to…

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March 2019

Film Independent Presents: Native Son

Mar 20 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Includes a conversation with director Rashid Johnson Film Independent Presents the HBO Screening Series Directed by conceptual artist Rashid Johnson and adapted by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks (Topdog/Underdog) Native Son created a sensation at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival for its piercing, contemporary take on the forceful anger that author Richard Wright first captured in his classic 1940 novel of the same name. Ashton Sanders (Moonlight) commands the screen as Bigger Thomas – with a look that demands he…

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KCRW Partner Screening: The Best of Enemies – Q&A with Taraji P. Henson

Mar 25 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Film Independent Presents in partnership with KCRW bring you a special advance screening of THE BEST OF ENEMIES from STX Entertainment. This advance screening includes a special Q&A with Taraji P. Henson and writer-director-producer Robin Bissell. As a courtesy to our panelists, we ask that you stay for the conversation. THE BEST OF ENEMIES is a timely drama starring Academy Award® nominee Taraji P. Henson (Hidden Figures) and Academy Award® winner Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri). Based on a true story, THE BEST…

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April 2019

Film Independent Presents: The Chi

Apr 1 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Includes a conversation with Lena Waithe, Alex Hibbert, Jacob Latimore, Jason Mitchell, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine & Yolonda Ross Film Independent Presents the Showtime Screening Series Created and executive produced by Emmy winner Lena Waithe (Master of None) and executive produced by Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Common (Selma), the second season of The Chi premieres on Showtime on Sunday, April 7th. Set in Chicago (Waithe’s hometown), this sprawling and compelling drama focuses on a group of residents who become…

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May 2019

Film Independent Presents: Foster

May 7 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Free Members-Only Screening Includes a conversation with director Mark Jonathan Harris, producer Deborah Oppenheimer, President & CEO of the Children's Institute Martine Singer, and Children's Social Worker Jessica Chandler.   From producer Deborah Oppenheimer and writer-director Mark Jonathan Harris (HBO’s Oscar-winning Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport) FOSTER upends some of the most enduring myths about foster care, going beyond the sensational headlines and stereotypes. There are currently more than 400,000 children in foster care in the…

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Film Independent Presents: General Magic

May 9 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Free Members-Only Screening Includes a conversation with co-director Matt Maude, executive producer Michael Stern, and General Magic co-founder Marc Porat   This is the story of one of history’s most talented technology teams. From the first smartphones to touchscreens, e-commerce, eBay to emoticons, the ideas that now dominate the tech industry and our day-to-day lives were born at General Magic, a 1989 Silicon Valley startup that you've never heard of. The award-winning documentary is a tale of how a great…

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KCRW Partner Screening: Good Omens

May 16 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Film Independent Presents in partnership with KCRW bring you an advance screening of Episode 1 of Good Omens from Prime Video. A witty, epic tale set at the brink of the Apocalypse, Good Omens tells the adventurous story of a fussy angel, Aziraphale (Sheen), and a loose-living demon, Crowley (Tennant) – a pair of frenemies who’ve become overly fond of their lives on Earth and have formed an unlikely alliance to stop the world from ending. The six-episode limited series premieres on May 31st, 2019…

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Film Independent Presents: Project Involve Showcase

May 22 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Free Screening Includes a conversation with the filmmakers Film Independent is proud to present the 2019 Project Involve Showcase, a carefully curated program of short films spotlighting some of the program’s most exciting new filmmakers. Project Involve fosters the careers of talented filmmakers from communities traditionally underrepresented in the film industry and is celebrating 26 years of working toward an inclusive industry. Project Involve serves as a valuable incubator for diverse talent and has cultivated the careers of more than…

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Film Independent Presents SHOWTIME® Screening Series: 16 Shots

May 29 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Includes a conversation with writer/director Richard Rowley   Film Independent Presents the SHOWTIME® Screening Series   16 Shots examines the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke and the cover-up that ensued. After the police initially declared the shooting as justified, journalists and activists fought for footage of the event to be released, sending the Chicago Police Department and local Chicago government officials into upheaval as the community demanded justice. Director Richard Rowley’s film dissects the cover-up through first-hand witness…

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June 2019

Film Independent Presents: Plus One

Jun 4 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Includes a conversation with actors Maya Erskine and Jack Quaid, and directors Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer   Long-time friends Alice and Ben find themselves in that inevitable year that all late 20-somethings experience—in which seemingly every person they know gets married—and agree to be one another’s plus ones as they power through an endless parade of insufferable weddings.   2019, 99 minutes, color, DCP | Written and directed by Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer; with Maya Erskine, Jack Quaid, Beck Bennett, Rosalind…

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KCRW Partner Screening: Pen15

Jun 10 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Film Independent Presents in partnership with KCRW bring you a special screening of Pen15 from Hulu. This special screening includes a Q&A with stars Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine. As a courtesy to the panelists, we ask that you stay for the conversation. This screening will feature Episodes 104, 106 and 109. PEN15 is middle school as it really happened. Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in this adult comedy, playing versions of themselves as thirteen-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, surrounded…

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July 2019

Film Independent Presents: Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Jul 2 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Includes a conversation with director Nick Broomfield Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is renowned filmmaker Broomfield’s most personal and romantic film of his storied career. The documentary starts on the Greek island of Hydra in 1960, where Leonard, then a struggling and unknown fiction writer, and Marianne, a single mother with a young son, became part of community of expat artists, writers and musicians.   Never-before-seen footage shot by Broomfield and legendary documentarian D.A. Pennebaker make for a unique portrait…

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Film Independent Presents: After The Wedding

Jul 30 • 8:00 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Includes a conversation with director Bart Freundilch and actors Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup, and Abby Quinn   As if driven by an inescapable force, Isabel (Michelle Williams) has devoted her life to running an orphanage in a Calcutta slum. With funds running dry, a potential donor who requires Isabel travel from India to New York to deliver an in-person presentation, contacts her. At first balking at the demand of an uncommitted philanthropist, she relents and travels to a city she…

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Film Independent Presents: Peanut Butter Falcon

Jul 31 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Includes a conversation with directors Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz Peanut Butter Falcon is an adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak, a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from a nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler and attending the wrestling school of The Salt Water Redneck. Through circumstances beyond their control Tyler, a small time outlaw on the run, becomes Zak’s unlikely…

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August 2019

Film Independent Presents: One Child Nation

Aug 6 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Includes a conversation with director Nanfu Wang China's One Child Policy, the extreme population control measure that made it illegal for couples to have more than one child, may have ended in 2015, but the process of dealing with the trauma of its brutal enforcement is only just beginning. From award-winning documentarian Nanfu Wang (Hooligan Sparrow, I Am Another You) and Jialing Zhang, the sweeping One Child Nation explores the ripple effect of this devastating social experiment, uncovering one shocking…

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Film Independent Presents: American Factory

Aug 13 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

From Academy Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar (“The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant,” “A Lion in the House,” “Seeing Red”) comes American Factory, a Netflix Original Documentary presented by Higher Ground Productions and Participant Media. The acclaimed film takes a deep dive into a post-industrial Ohio, where a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant and hires two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to…

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Film Independent Presents: Brittany Runs A Marathon

Aug 14 • 7:00 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Includes a conversation with director Paul Downs Colaizzo and actor Jillian Bell Hilarious, outgoing and always up for a good time, New Yorker Brittany Forgler is everybody’s best friend ― except maybe her own. At 27, her hard-partying ways, chronic underemployment and toxic relationships are catching up with her, but when she stops by a new doctor’s office to try to score some Adderall, she gets slapped with a prescription she never wanted: Get healthy. Too broke for a gym…

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KCRW Partner Screening: Official Secrets

Aug 28 • 7:30 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

She risked everything to stop an unjust war. Her government called her a traitor. Based on world-shaking true events, Official Secrets tells the gripping story of Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handling of classified information. One day in 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, Gun receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: the United States is enlisting Britain’s help in collecting compromising information on United Nations Security Council members…

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October 2019

Film Independent Presents: Jojo Rabbit

Oct 10 • 8:00 pm
ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

Includes a conversation with director Taika Waititi   Writer director Taika Waititi brings his signature style of humor and pathos to his latest film, Jojo Rabbit, a World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy (Roman Griffin Davis as JoJo) whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo…

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