This Week at EPFC

  • Cinema
  • EPFC
  • August 6th, 2020
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Doors Closed, Hearts Open

Since this lockdown began, EPFC's Co-op and Board have been meeting to discuss the best way forward during this unprecedented time. We have come to the decision that, given the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the best thing we can do to serve our community is to keep our doors closed to the public for the rest of 2020. We want to do our part to keep all of you safe, so that means no public events in our space, but also no equipment or library rentals. That, however, doesn’t mean we’re going dormant!

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  • EPFC
  • October 31st, 2020
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Vinegar Syndrome: Annual Hallowe'en Spook-tacular

Did you think we'd let this Samhain go by without our annual Vinegar Syndrome screening? No way! Join us October 31 at 7 pm on Zoom for an evening of cool music and far-out horror movies. FREE EVENT! ALL WELCOME!

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  • School
  • EPFC
  • November 18th, 2020
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Film Friends: Series Continues November 18 with General Treegan!

Film Friends is a new 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! Zoom in on November 18 -- 10 AM LA time, Noon Mexico City time -- as we kick the series off in conversation with eco-filmmaker General Treegan. Free event! All welcome!

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This Week at EPFC North: The Great Pumpkin!

Saturday, October 31, 1 pm – 5 pm outdoors at Moberly Fieldhouse. We provide the pumpkins, you turn them into seasonal works of art! Bonus points for carving in costume. Free event! Everyone welcome. Physical distancing protocols in effect… don’t forget your mask!

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  • News
  • EPFC
  • October 19th, 2020
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In Progress: New Series Starts in November!

Missing EPFC’s Open Screen and New Works Salon? In Progress is a new monthly online get-together that invites filmmakers from around the world to share and discuss works in progress in our cozy virtual cinema… More details coming soon!

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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.

  • 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.