This Week at EPFC

  • Cinema
  • EPFC
  • April 20th, 2018
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LA FILMFORUM PRESENTS MALENA SZLAM

Los Angeles Filmforum is pleased to present a retrospective of Chilean-born Montréal-based filmmaker Malena Szlam’s film works with the artist in attendance. Working in 35mm, 16mm, Super 8mm, and digital formats Szlam’s silent, poetic, and ethereal compositions explore notions of time, self, the natural world and materiality.

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  • MMM
  • EPFC
  • April 18th, 2018
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Marvelous Movie Mondays: QUEER REPRODUCTION

Since her award-winning debut with How Mata Hari Lost Her Head and Found Her Body in 2011, Amy Ruhl has been developing an important body of work that returns persistently to feminist sites/cites in past popular cultures. Ruhl uses the phrase “radical reproduction” to describe this element of her oeuvre which includes a playful research-based practice and deep engagement with feminist film theory. Her ongoing multidisciplinary performance project, Between Tin Men, includes her trademark tropes of authorial self-inscription, mesmerizing visual effects, and feminist camp.

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Watch

  • 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.