Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Countdown to the Golden Globes

January 7, 2017 by  
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Handicapping Hollywood’s Award Season By Jenny Peters It’s that time of year in Hollywood, when everyone dusts off their tuxedoes, pulls the family jewels out of the vault (to pair with spectacular ball gowns, of course) and begins attending the seemingly endless rounds of awards celebrations that mark the culmination of the 2016 year in […]

German Currents Los Angeles Film Festival 2016

November 7, 2016 by  
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On Thursday, October 20th, German Currents kicked off its four-day film festival with opening film “Me and Kaminski” at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. This year the film festival, produced by the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles and the American Cinematheque, celebrated its 10th edition of showcasing the best of recent German cinema in Los Angeles. The […]

CA/L.A.: 10th Annual German Currents Film Festival

October 17, 2016 by  
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For the 10th annual German Currents festival, ten of the best films of the past year were selected from Germany and German-speaking neighbors Switzerland and Austria. All of these films make their Los Angeles premieres at the Egyptian Theatre, and several programs include discussions with the filmmakers in person. Our series begins on October 20th […]

CA: GABA Stammtisch in LA-OC-SD

July 1, 2016 by  
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July 7, 2016 – 7 – 10 PM Join GABA for our monthly Stammtisch at the Eveleigh on Sunset Boulevard. This ultra-chic hotspot in West Hollywood always attracts a fun crowd. Sip handcrafted cocktails prepared with market-fresh herbs, fruits, and house-made syrups and infusions. The Eveleigh bar exudes rustic charm, foodie-friendly bites, and boasts one of the […]

THE ACADEMY ADDS DIVERSE VOICES TO ITS LEADERSHIP

March 16, 2016 by  
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March 16, 2016 Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs appointed today in Los Angeles three new governors to join the Academy’s 51-seat Board. Reginald Hudlin (Directors Branch), Gregory Nava (Writers Branch) and Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Short Films and Feature Animation Branch) were confirmed by the current Board members for three-year terms, effective immediately. “I’m proud of […]

LA: 88TH OSCARS – PRODUCTION TEAM ANNOUNCED

February 25, 2016 by  
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88TH OSCARS – PRODUCTION TEAM ANNOUNCED February 28, 2016 LOS ANGELES, CA – Producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin today announced 14 key members of the production team for the 88th Oscars®, which will air live on Sunday, February 28, on ABC. This year, Glenn Weiss makes his Oscar® telecast debut as director.  Weiss has […]

Christoph Waltz receives a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame

December 3, 2014 by  
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Austrian actor Christoph Waltz did something many dream of, but only a very selected few, and even fewer Austrians, achieve: He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday December 1st 2014. His star, the 2536th, is located in front of the historic Musso & Frank Grill on the 6000 block of […]

CA: Light & Noir: Exiles and Émigrés in Hollywood, 1933–1950

October 13, 2014 by  
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On October 23, the Skirball Culture Center is opening an exhibition focused on the contributions of filmmaker refugees from Nazi Germany and their contributions to the American film industry. “Light and Noir” is presented in conjunction with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and is complementary to the exhibition at LACMA, “Haunted Screens: […]

German Currents 2014 8th Annual Festival of German Film Los Angeles

October 8, 2014 by  
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German Currents 2014 – 8th Annual Festival of German Film Los Angeles begins with an opening film and gala on the evening of Thursday, October 9th, 2014. Continuing through Sunday, October 12th, German Currents 2014 will present a varied selection of current German cinema; including features, documentary, and short films, as well as a family/youth […]

11th ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD PAL AWARDS GALA AND 100 YEAR CELEBRATION

October 6, 2014 by  
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The Hollywood Police Activities League Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 11th Annual Hollywood PAL Awards Benefit Gala on Wednesday, October 8th from 6-9pm at the Taglyan Grand Ballroom in Hollywood. This year’s Gala will be themed all around Oktoberfest and will also celebrate the 100th anniversary of PAL, whose mission of keeping […]

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