Film Independent at LACMA
Film Independent at LACMA is a year-round weekly film series that offers unique cinematic experiences for the Los Angeles creative community and the general public. The series brings together Film Independent’s creative community of filmmakers and a wide spectrum of audiences, with LACMA’s commitment to presenting cinema in an artistic and historical context. The program presents classic and contemporary narrative and documentary films, artists and their influences, emerging auteurs and international showcases, and special guest-curated programs, in addition to conversations with artists, curators and special guests.
All films screened digitally, unless otherwise noted.
Information & Policies
A detailed outline of Film Independent at LACMA series policies, procedures and guidelines can be found here.
Eventbrite Ticket Registration
All ticketing for Film Independent at LACMA events is processed through Eventbrite.com. Here’s how to register for tickets through Eventbrite:
Step 1: Visit filmindependent.org/lacma to view the event line up.
Click “Buy Tickets Now“ on your desired event page. You will be automatically directed to Eventbrite registration.
Step 2: Select ticket quantity and proceed with registration.
At this time, you will have the option to create a login to save your details for future registration.
Step 3: Complete the single event registration.
Step 4: A confirmation webpage will appear, with links to more Film Independent at LACMA events listed on the right-hand side of the screen. Click on the event links to register for additional events.
Step 5: If you created a new account during the registration process, you will receive an email confirmation requiring you to verify your new account. You must click on the link in this email to verify your account. This will allow you to register for additional events without having to reenter your information.
For technical questions about using Eventbrite during the registration process, contact Eventbrite customer service: 1.888.810.2063
NOTE: If an Eventbrite ticket quantity is listed as “pending,” an at-capacity ticket is in another customer’s basket. If that customer does not complete their transaction within the time limit, or chooses to cancel, the ticket will be released.
Live Read, directed by Jason Reitman:
Jason Reitman’s acclaimed series of canonical film script readings is back and will once again feature surprise casts.
$15 for Film Independent, LACMA Film Club and NYT Film Club members
$25 for LACMA members, students and seniors
$40 for the general public
An Evening With…:
These special evenings will include an extended conversation with curator Elvis Mitchell and a screening of a feature-length film.
$10 for Film Independent, LACMA Film Club and NYT Film Club members
$14 for LACMA members, students and seniors
$20 for the general public
Classic and Contemporary Screenings:
We will continue to offer several screenings each month that include Q&As with filmmaker(s), cast and crew (schedule permitting).
$5 for Film Independent, LACMA Film Club and NYT Film Club members
$7 for LACMA members, students and seniors
$10 for the general public
Cocktail receptions with complimentary wine and cheese will continue to follow select screenings and events throughout the year, offering the opportunity for the Los Angeles creative community to come together in a social setting.
As always, Film Independent, LACMA Film Club and NYT Film Club members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets one week ahead of the general public.
Film Independent, LACMA Film Club and The New York Times Film Club members receive pre-sale benefits, discounted tickets and access to exclusive screenings.
New York Times Film Club members must go to nytfilmclub.com to RSVP for all screenings Co-Presented by The New York Times Film Club.