Mary Pickford and Air Sex: Your Weekly Movie To-Do List

Michael Stahl-David and Zach Cregger in Love & Air SexEXPAND
Michael Stahl-David and Zach Cregger in Love & Air Sex

Saturday, March 1

Here's your chance to learn from the cream of the crop in film editing - for free! - at the Egyptian Theatre. Starting at 10:30 a.m. is the Invisible Art, Visible Artists seminar, featuring a conversation with this year's Oscar-nominated editors. They are: Gravity's Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sangar, American Hustle's Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers and Alan Baumgarten, Captain Phillips' Christopher Rouse, Dallas Buyers Club's Jean-Marc Vallée (credited as John Mac McMurphy) and Martin Pensa and 12 Years a Slave's Joe Walker. No reservations are needed, but it is first come, first serve, so be there when the doors open at 9:30 a.m. if you want a shot at getting in.

Then, forget the traditional rom-com tropes of guy-getting-girl at the top of the Empire State Building or in the middle of a torrential downpour. The new thing is the highly romantic backdrop of air-sex championships. The Love & Air Sex Road Show is coming to town at the Crest Theater at 8:30 p.m., bringing the comedy film's surprisingly sweet (at times) story of Stan (Michael Stahl-David), who comes to Austin, Texas, during the championships to try to "run into" his ex, Cathy (Ashley Bell).

Wednesday, March 5

Upcoming Events

Before she became one of the 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and co-founder of United Artists, she was one of the biggest movie stars and America's Sweetheart. Honoring this amazing female pioneer in film is the Hollywood Heritage Museum with Evening @ the Barn: Discovering the Rare, Early Mary Pickford at 7:30 p.m. This program includes a special screening of 1915 silent film Rags, which stars Pickford as a feisty gal with a scrappy spirit and a mean left hook. The film will have a new score and musical accompaniment by Andrew Manley.

See also: More L.A. Weekly Film Coverage

Thursday, March 6

The documentary Honor Diaries aims to spark a conversation about women's rights by profiling nine advocates with ties to Muslim-majority societies who have taken a stance against honor violence. The 7:30 p.m. screening at the Museum of Tolerance will be followed by a Q&A with the film's producers and the women featured in the doc. Tickets are $12 for members, $15 for the general public.

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1262 Westwood Blvd.
Westwood, CA 90024


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Los Angeles, CA 90035


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Los Angeles, CA 90068


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