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Writers Guild Theater

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135 S Doheny Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States

September 2016

An Evening with Colson Whitehead

September 16, 2016 • 7:30 pm
Writers Guild Theater, 135 S Doheny Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States
$25

What if the Underground Railroad were no mere metaphor, but an actual secret network of tracks and tunnels, conductors and steam locomotives beneath the Southern soil? In a spellbinding tour-de-force, prize-winning author Colson Whitehead’s new novel, The Underground Railroad, chronicles a young slave’s adventures through the antebellum South as she makes a desperate bid for freedom. Join us for a fascinating meditation on American history as Whitehead discusses this brilliantly imagined odyssey through time and space.

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February 2017

An Evening with George Saunders

February 27, 2017 • 7:30 pm
Writers Guild Theater, 135 S Doheny Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States
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In his long-awaited first novel, American master George Saunders delivers his most original, transcendent, and moving work yet. Lincoln in the Bardo places the reader in a Georgetown cemetery on a rainy February night in 1862. From that seed of historical truth, the story spins into a metaphysical realm as a grief-stricken President Lincoln—one year into the Civil War—mourns the loss of his son Willie. Through a thrilling experimental form narrated by a chorus of voices, a blend of history and…

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May 2017

President Trump: The First 100 Days a Panel Discussion

May 2, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Writers Guild Theater, 135 S Doheny Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States
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$45 – $65

How has President Trump performed in his first 100 days? LAWAC will host a panel discussion on Tuesday, May 2nd, with a former adviser to Hillary Clinton, Josh Lockman, a senior Breitbart editor, Joel Pollak, and a political pollster, Dan Schnur, who all have very different views of Trump and his policies – reflecting the diversity of opinion nation-wide on the 45th President. Details: 6:00 pm - Registration opens/Cash bar available 7:00 pm - Panel discussion begins Seating is first come…

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An Evening with Dennis Lehane

May 23, 2017 • 7:30 pm
Writers Guild Theater, 135 S Doheny Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States
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In conversation with writer and producer Attica Locke Since We Fell From searing stories of suspense to literary novels, historical fiction, and film and television scripts, no other writer today has such a wide-ranging body of work like Dennis Lehane. The international bestselling author and screenwriter is best known for his edgy, morally complex, and effortlessly masterful stories that often take place in his hometown of Boston. Now a resident of Los Angeles, many of Lehane’s novels have been adapted…

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August 2017

KCRW Partner Screening & Party with Garth Trinidad: Patti Cake$

August 9, 2017 • 6:00 pm
Writers Guild Theater, 135 S Doheny Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States
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Aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, aka Patti Cake$, is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown where her life is falling apart. Patti tries to reach the big time in the hip-hop scene with original and affecting music. Cheered on by her grandmother and only friends, Jheri and Basterd, Patti also shoulders her mother’s heartaches and misfortunes. Patti Cake$ premiered at Sundance 2017 and is the first feature film from acclaimed commercial and music video director Geremy Jasper.…

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August 2018

Minding the Gap

August 15, 2018
Writers Guild Theater, 135 S Doheny Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States

KCRW MEMBERS-ONLY FILM SCREENING! The Document presents… Minding the Gap Drawing from over a decade of footage, “Minding the Gap” is a lyrical documentary about three friends who grow up skateboarding. But they slowly reveal to each other - and to us - that they also share a darker legacy. It’s filmmaking that’s as smooth as urethane wheels on fresh pavement, and a story as painful as a hard fall on a gravelly road.  The Document will screen “Minding the Gap” for…

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February 2019

DocuDayLA

February 23, 2019 • 8:00 am
Writers Guild Theater, 135 S Doheny Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States

DocuDay LA takes place annually in celebration of the feature and short documentaries nominated for an Oscar®, with back to back screenings all day. Filmmaker Q&As follow each screening, filmmaker schedule permitting. Complimentary drinks and snacks will be available courtesy of KIND bar and Purity Organics. Validated parking will also be available at the event. All-day passes and individual tickets are available now. Stay for the whole day or catch up on any of the films you may have missed…

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June 2019

25th Secretary of Defense Dr. Ash Carter

June 17, 2019 • 6:00 pm
Writers Guild Theater, 135 S Doheny Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States

The Los Angeles World Affairs Council is honored to host the 25th Secretary of Defense Dr. Ash Carter on June 17th at the Writer’s Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. Our discussion with the Secretary will cover the technological, strategic, and leadership imperatives that drove the Pentagon’s innermost operations and its most far-reaching changes. Secretary Carter’s new book “Inside the Five-Sided Box” explores his time at the world’s largest organization, where he was responsible for more than three-million civilian and military employees and…

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February 2020

DocuDay LA

February 8, 2020 • 8:30 am
Writers Guild Theater, 135 S Doheny Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States

Join the International Documentary Association (IDA) at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills on Saturday, February 8, 2020 for DocuDayLA! #DocuDayLA takes place annually in celebration of the feature and short documentaries nominated for an Oscar® with all day back to back screenings and filmmaker Q&As. Make a day of it or stop by for your favorites. Schedule: 8:30am Honeyland - Moderated discussion with Directors Tamara Kotevska and Ljubo Stefanov, as well as Cinematographers Samir Ljuma and Fejmi Daut 10:25am…

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