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World Premiere of a Staged Reading by Quentin Tarantino: The Hateful Eight

When: Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Where: The Theatre at Ace Hotel, Downtown LA
Address: 929 South Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Film Independent SPECIAL EVENT 8:00 pm The Hateful Eight SOLD OUT Please note the change of venue above. Proceeds from this unique experience go towards supporting the year round programming efforts of Film Independent at LACMA. Academy Award-winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino will cast and direct -- continue reading →

The Green Set

When: Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Film Independent Office
Address: 9911 W Pico Blvd 11th Fl Los Angeles, CA 90035
Cost: Free to Film Independent Members (get tickets)

As creative people who care about making a difference with our art, can we afford to not care about the impact we make on our environment? What is the story we tell about our place in the world with the way we make our films? -- continue reading →

Project Involve Showcase 2014

When: Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Linwood Dunn Theater
Address: 1313 Vine St Los Angeles, CA 90028
Cost: Free and open to the general public (get tickets)

Film Independent is proud to present the annual Project Involve Showcase, featuring a compilation of short films; written, directed and/or produced by past and current Project Involve Fellows. Click here to learn more about this year’s showcase films.   Please note: This free event will be overbooked -- continue reading →

The Power of Free – Case Study: Food Matters

When: Tuesday, Apr. 29, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Film Independent Office
Address: 9911 W Pico Blvd 11th Fl Los Angeles, CA 90035
Cost: Free to Film Independent Members (get tickets)

In the next in our series of live Case Study events, we welcome James Colquhoun, filmmaker behind the Food Matters and Hungry For Change documentaries. These two films were passion projects for Colquhoun and his partner Laurentine Ten Bosch, who wanted to enlighten viewers on -- continue reading →

At LACMA: God’s Pocket

When: Thursday, May. 1, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Bing Theater at LACMA
Address: 5905 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036
Cost: Free, for Film Independent Members only (get tickets)

Film Independent at LACMA in May 7:30 pm God’s Pocket (Los Angeles Premiere) Includes an introduction with writer/director John Slattery STANDBY LINE ONLY For his directorial debut, actor John Slattery chose Pete Dexter’s 1983 novel about how apparently random acts of violence intersect, and how -- continue reading →

Member Night – May

When: Tuesday, May. 6, 2014
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Where: Film Independent Office
Address: 9911 W Pico Blvd 11th Fl Los Angeles, CA 90035
Cost: Free and open to the general public (get tickets)

Film Independent, home of the Independent Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, is a distinct organization that has celebrated artist-driven filmmaking since 1980. Our members are filmmakers, film industry leaders and film lovers. Whether you are looking into membership for the first time -- continue reading →

At LACMA: Palo Alto

When: Thursday, May. 8, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Bing Theater at LACMA
Address: 5905 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036
Cost: Free, for Film Independent Members only (get tickets)

Film Independent at LACMA in May 7:30 pm Palo Alto Includes a conversation with writer/director Gia Coppola STANDBY LINE ONLY Working for the first time as a feature film director, Gia Coppola adapts actor/author James Franco’s 2010 short-story collection centering on teenagers in free fall -- continue reading →

Publicizing Your Film at Festivals

When: Tuesday, May. 13, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Film Independent Office
Address: 9911 W Pico Blvd 11th Fl Los Angeles, CA 90035
Cost: Free to Film Independent Members (get tickets)

So you’ve been accepted into that great festival… now what? With so many of today’s indie filmmakers going the DIY route, tackling publicity and marketing responsibilities has become an additional part of the indie filmmaker job description. Join us for a special session that will -- continue reading →

At LACMA: Obvious Child

When: Thursday, May. 15, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Bing Theater at LACMA
Address: 5905 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036
Cost: Free, for Film Independent Members only (get tickets)

Film Independent at LACMA in May 7:30 pm Obvious Child Includes a conversation with actor Jenny Slate STANDBY LINE ONLY Obvious Child takes its title from Paul Simon’s roiling and rhythmic hit song. This wild and tickled comedy stars Jenny Slate, who plays failing stand-up comedian -- continue reading →

At LACMA: The Normal Heart

When: Wednesday, May. 21, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Bing Theater at LACMA
Address: 5905 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036
Cost: Free, for Film Independent Members only (get tickets)

Film Independent at LACMA in May 7:30 pm The Normal Heart Includes a conversation with actor Matt Bomer and director Ryan Murphy STANDBY LINE ONLY Director Ryan Murphy (Eat Pray Love and creator of Glee and Nip/Tuck) takes on playwright Larry Kramer’s breakthrough 1985 play with a cast that -- continue reading →

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