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    This Weekend THE HIGH NOTE | Q&A with Nisha Ganatra, THE KILLING FLOOR | Q&A with Bill Duke | 🚗 Plus Our First Drive-In ...

    Wednesday, June 17th, 2:07 pm


                                This Weekend's Events



    THE HIGH NOTE | Q&A with Director Nisha Ganatra

    Fri. June 19, 2020 | 7:00 PM PDT


    FREE Virtual Q&A with Director Nisha Ganatra 

    Moderated by Carla Renata

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    A SALUTE TO SPIKE LEE | Live Conversation with
    Spike Lee

    Sat. June 20, 2020 | 5:00 PM PDT

    FREE Virtual Conversation with Spike Lee

    Moderated by filmmaker Barry Jenkins

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    Spike Lee's new film DA 5 BLOODS is now playing on Netflix. In anticipation of the Virtual Conversation with Spike Lee moderated by Barry Jenkins, we also invite our

    audience to revisit Spike Lee’s filmography virtually. Information about where to stream his films is ​currently on ​the Cinematheque website as well as a written tribute to

    the filmmaker by Gil Robertson, President of the African American Film Critics Association.




    THE KILLING FLOOR | Q&A with Director Bill Duke

    Sun. June 21, 2020 | 5:00 PM PDT

    FREE Virtual Q&A with Director Bill Duke

    Moderated by Jasmine Simpkins, TV Reporter and Senior Producer


    New 4K Restoration Starts Tomorrow in our Virtual Cinema!

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    Road Trip
    to the Drive-In




    Thurs. June, 25, | 8:45 PM 

    Mission Tiki Drive-In | Montclair, CA

    Drive-In Double Feature

    Co-Presented by Beyond Fest and Mission Tiki Drive-In


    American Cinematheque's First Road Trip to the Mission Tiki Drive-In! The instant classic MAD MAX: FURY ROAD on a double bill with the definitive drive-in movie,

    Roger Corman and Paul Bartel's DEATH RACE 2000. 

    PRE-PAID ONLINE TICKETS ONLY! More details about the event on our website



    Virtual Programming




    I'LL BE AROUND | Q&A with Writer-Director Michael Cuenca and Writer Dan Rojay

    Fri. June 26, 2020 | 7:30 PM PDT

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                                                                                                     LIFE BELOW ZERO | Q&A with Showrunner Joseph Litzinger & Series Subjects Sue Aikens and Ricko DeWilde

                                                                                                    Sat. June 27, 2020 | 7:00 PM PDT
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    BARKSKINS | Q&A with Showrunner Elwood Reid and actors Marcia Gay Harden and Christian Cooke

    Sun. June 28, 2020 | 2:00 PM PDT

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    COSMOS | Q&A with Co-Creator Ann Druyan

    Sun. June 28, 2020 | 5:00 PM PDT

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    Peter Sellers’ long-lost directorial debut

    New 2K Restoration!




    Dennis Hopper's THE LAST MOVIE

    Ending Fri. June 19, 2020




    The American Cinematheque Show

    Episode 1: 'Youth Division' with Larry Karaszewski

    Featuring Rare Dennis Hopper Interview discussing THE LAST MOVIE from the Cinematheque archives 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LISTENNOW  >>



    Black Lives Matter



    The American Cinematheque stands with Black Lives Matter. It is our responsibility as an independent nonprofit cultural organization to amplify Black voices in film.

    Please read our full statement on social. We encourage our friends in the film community to learn, to donate or to contribute in any way you can – check out these resources online



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