This Week at EPFC


House of Mamis Directors Cut

We invite you to a screening of the award-winning series House of Mamis Directors Cut, followed by a discussion with the two directors (Lauren E. Zubia Calsada and Ocean Vashti Jude) about the process and the importance of queer stories and cinema. House of Mamis follows the lives of a group of young, queer performers in Mexico City who use voguing to express themselves, save themselves, and nurture the most important thing to them--chosen family.

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Handmade Titles for Handmade Films

In this class, we’ll take a ride through the history of titles and their intrinsic value to storytelling. We’ll then move into practice: constructing a short title sequence for a film you’ve made, are making or dream of making.

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Join us for the 28th annual toy camera film festival that features Pixelvision films made with the Fisher-Price PXL-2000 camcorder.

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EPFC Filmcicle at Los Angeles Old Time Social!

It’s time for the 14th Ever Los Angeles Old-Time Social and this year the EPFC Filmcicle is part of the fun. We’ll be projecting films to get you in the square dancin’ mood at the Velaslavasay Panorama on Friday night… See you at the Social!

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  • May 14th, 2019

Marvelous Movie Mondays: House

For Marvelous Movie Mondays in May, Karen Azoulay iposting a selection of films that are punctuated with floral and bomb imagery. Her second selection is ‘House’, 1977, directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi

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  • The Sound We See: A Los Angeles City Symphony

    Shot on Super 8 black-and-white film, this is a cinematic exploration of Los Angeles’s many environments and landscapes. A collaboration between the Los Angeles City Symphony and the Echo Park Film Center

  • I Started Off Holding The Camera and Then I Passed It On

    An EPFC Filmmobile community video project facilitated by visiting British filmmaker, artist and educator Ed Webb Ingall.

  • Free Time and Sunshine: Home Movies In Southern California

    A documentary exploring and celebrating the home movie in Southern California created by the Echo Park Film Center Fall 2013 Youth Class.

  • Chinatown Takeout

    An film noir homage exploring issues of gentrification and displacement in LA's Chinatown created by the Echo Park Film Center Spring 2017 Youth Class.