This Week at EPFC

  • School
  • EPFC
  • January 28th, 2021
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In this workshop for poets and new poets, filmmakers and new filmmakers, we’ll use the natural wonders of the winter season as our inspiration to write and share haikus and then turn them into a collaborative short film. Free event! Everyone welcome!

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  • School
  • EPFC
  • February 4th, 2021
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Family Tree: An EPFC Youth Filmmaking Class Starts February 4

In this fun online workshop, we’ll create collaborative and individual media projects celebrating our ancestors and our unique family stories passed down from generation to generation. Each week we’ll explore different analog and digital image-making techniques using materials and equipment accessible at home. This workshop is FREE for youth ages 11 – 17. Class meets weekly via ZOOM on Thursday afternoons, 4 – 5 pm Los Angeles time, but participants from outside the LA area are also welcome to join us!

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This Week at EPFC North: ART CLUB AT HOME!

Tuesday, January 12; 11 am – 1 pm
Our tenth Zoom installment of our international collaboration with Art Club Frome in Somerset, UK! Zoom on in for relaxed art-making on a secret theme to be announced at the start of the session. The only rule is MAKE. Free online event! Everyone welcome!

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Your Presence Is The Present: More Gifts for 2021!

Happy New Year, Beloved EPFC Famiglia! Why should the spirit of giving end with the holidays? Here’s to a 2021 filled with gifts of community connection, grassroots activism, good health, and cinematic magic galore! To get the analog ball rolling, Film Friends sessions featuring Dagie Brundert, General Treegan and Karel Doing are now available for your free viewing pleasure via Vimeo. Share the love!

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Tin Can Telephone at EPFC North!

Do you live, work or play in Vancouver’s Grandview-Woodland neighborhood? We’ve got a fun, free community art project running January 1 – February 28. No filmmaking experience necessary! All welcome!

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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.

  • Sunset and Alvarado

    This hour-long documentary, SUNSET AND ALVARADO, by the EPFC Fall 2016 Youth Class, explores the realities of increasing gentrification in the Echo Park neighborhood.

    Filmmakers: Miabella Chavez, Bryan Chavez, Stephane DeLeon, Angel Fabre, Nicole Hernandez, Eliza Jimenez, Maria Monterrosa, Ivy Olvera, Unie Olvera, Angie Quiroz, Brigit Retana, Alex Roofhopper, Micah Siler, and Rene Aguilar Weber.

    Instructors: Gemma Jimenez, Georgiana Olivas, Miko Revereza, Mike Stoltz

  • Watch Your Step! Al Pasito!

    Watch Your Step! ¡Al Pasito! was an August 2020 film program located in Panorama City that showcasing several films shot by Angelenos about walking and moving through Los Angeles. The screeningalso included the premiere of this new film made by the EPFC Co-op that shares information about incoming changes to the valley including Metro construction and how to stay safe as a pedestrian throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

    This program was funded by a generous grant from SCAG, GoHuman, and the California Office of Traffic Safety.

  • Happy Holidays from EPFC North!

    We like making art and spreading it around. We like making movies, genre: Kinda Underground. We're not in it for the money, we're not doing it for fame. We're doing it for love. We're doing it for love. (Music: Los Gatitos)

  • Film Friends: Episode 1 with Dagie Brundert

    Film Friends is a monthly series that brings established and emerging filmmakers together online for informal discussions on everything analog cinema. Series 1 features eco image-makers from around the world!