By Doug Cummings
Comrade Kim Goes Flying is one of the most unique and entertaining features at this year's Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. The first fiction feature shot in North Korea and co-produced by both Western and North Korean companies, it sidesteps current political tensions to o ... More >>
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Not a portrait of Michael Govan, but a still from Edward Scissorhands, from LACMA's upcoming Tim Burton series.
BY RICHARD NATALE
Two years ago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art director Michael Govan proposed suspending the then-41-year-old weekend film program because it was losing money ... More >>
La Chienne (The Bitch), by Jean Renoir, screened at LACMA last month.
For a month last summer, it looked like the venerable film program at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art was going to disappear. Then, in late August, thanks to the grassroots efforts of activists like Save Film at LACM ... More >>
This post is by Doug Cummings, author of the world cinema blog FilmJourney.org.
Since 1996, the annual City of Lights, City of Angeles film festival has offered a week of North American and world premieres of new French films along with an array of public discussions and events. It's known ... More >>