You want to see a wide offering of films of the “I saw it first” variety? Plus see new work in the fields of costume, scenic, lighting and sound designer? Look no further than the 2009 UCLA Festival of New Creative Work. It runs June 5 to 13 and offers separate programs in animation (Sat., June 6); a design showcase (Sat., June 6); feature films (Mon., June 8); staged readings of award-winning screenplays (Wed., June 10; also honoring Milk's Dustin Lance Black). It's all free and you can thank me later. UCLA; June 5-13. For full schedule:

June 5-13, 2009

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