This Week at EPFC

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  • April 21st, 2020

Stay Well! Stay Home! EPFC Hours and Programming On Hold Temporarily

Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy out there! In an effort to continue supporting and protecting our beloved cinematic community, the EPFC store will be closed for the foreseeable future and all programming postponed. In the meantime, enjoy some terrific Echo Park Film Center online programming via Marvelous Movie Mondays and the EPFC Vimeo page! We're also hosting periodic live screenings on Youtube and other special events so stay tuned and follow us on Instagram @epfcfilmmobile for all the latest!

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  • May 19th, 2020

Marvelous Movie Mondays: Robert Seidel’s _grau

I’m going to keep this week’s edition short and sweet. Robert Seidel’s _grau is an exploration of digital phenomenology – “a personal reflection on memories coming up during a car accident, where past events emerge, fuse, erode and finally vanish ethereally … various real sources where distorted, filtered and fitted into a sculptural structure to create not a plain abstract, but a very private snapshot of a whole life within its last seconds …”

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Vancouver Tree Book

This Week at EPFC North: Be-Leafing

This week, inspired by the wonderful VANCOUVER TREE BOOK by David Tracey, we’re thinking about LEAVES. It’s May, everything is green, and have you ever stopped to look at all the different leaf shapes, textures and shades the trees of our city are showing off right now? On our walks around Moberly Fieldhouse this week, we’ll be keeping an eye out for fallen leaves and collecting some for close up observation and future art projects like printmaking, cyanotypes, eco-processing, phytograms, animations and projections. What are some things you’re noticing about the leaves in your neighbourhood right now?

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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.

  • The Spice of Life: Eco-Friendly Films from Community Gardens in Los Angeles

    Starring (in order of appearance):
    Willowbrook Community Garden
    Academia Semillas Garden
    El Sereno Community Garden
    Fountain Community Garden
    Solano Canyon Community Garden
    La Tierra de la Culebra
    Mott Street Urban Farm
    Grand Arts High School Garden
    Odyssey Orchard
    Cottonwood Urban Farm

    Super 8 footage shot and processed by participants on site using natural developers made from fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers from the garden.

    These free community filmmaking workshops were made possible with support from:
    Adamma Foundation, Eastside Arts Initiative, Department of Cultural Affairs Los Angeles, Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Los Angeles Community Garden Council, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Metabolic Studio and Puffin Foundation.