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Film Independent Presents: Aquarela


Free Members-Only Screening: Aquarela

Aquarela takes audiences on a deeply cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water. Captured at a rare 96 frames-per-second, the film is a visceral wake-up call that humans are no match for the sheer force and capricious will of Earth’s most precious element. From the precarious frozen waters of Russia’s Lake Baikal to Miami in the throes of Hurricane Irma to Venezuela’s mighty Angel Falls, water is Aquarela’s main character, with director Victor Kossakovsky capturing her many personalities in startling cinematic clarity. The film, which opens on August 16, will be shown in theaters at 48 frames-per-second – double the typical 24 frames-per-second – as projectors with the ability to project at 96-frames-per-second are extremely rare today. But, when the time comes that the capability is there, Aquarela will be one of the first films to be shown at that speed.

2019, 90 minutes, color, DCP | A film by Viktor Kossakovsky

Ticketing/Parking Information

Film Independent Members can reserve screening tickets starting at 2:00 pm on Friday, July 26. | Screening tickets are free; limit two per Membership. | Proof of Member status is required to reserve tickets during advance reservation period.

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Public parking is available near the corner of Vine St., north of Hollywood Blvd. on either side of the street, as well as additional sites around the area. The Vine Theatre does not have on-site parking.

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets may be picked up on the day of the event, as early as 6:00 pm – look for Film Independent signage. Tickets are for general, unreserved theater seating. Ticketed guests must be in their seat(s) 15 minutes prior to the advertised start time or seat(s) may be released. Reservations do not guarantee entry, even with a ticket in hand. Entry/seating will be handled on a first come, first served basis. Tickets are nontransferable and can only be picked up by the individual who reserved them.

Event details and guest participation are subject to change or cancellation without prior notice.