Armenian-Canadian animator and experimental filmmaker Gariné Torossian will visit LA Filmforum for her first Los Angeles retrospective. Many of her highly mediated 16mm works, which span a period of 25 years, explore notions of national identity and memory in a richly poetic montage style. The program is entitled Gariné Torossian: More than Strictly Visible Things.
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood; Sun., July 14, 7:30 p.m.; $10. (323) 466-3456, lafilmforum.org.
Also opening/screening this week:
Stuber, Crawl, Art of Self Defense, Darlin’, Three Peaks, Come Around, Miracle Mile, Gremlins, Armstrong, The Farewell, Firecrackers, Lying and Stealing, Rojo, Saving Zoe, Sea of Shadows, Summer Night, Super 30, Sword of Trust