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  • EPFC
  • January 22nd, 2020
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CHEMA GARCíA IBARRA RETROSPECTIVE + Q&A

Chema García Ibarra (Elche, Spain 1980) is one of the main representatives of the New Spanish Cinema. His films are known for "mixing costumbrismo – local social detail – with touches of cinéma-verité and low-fi sci-fi, seasoned with a singular sense of surreal humor" - Variety Magazine. He is now in Los Angeles attending to the HFPA - Film Independent Artist Residency. Come meet the filmmaker and enjoy an evening of career-spanning cinema.

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  • Cinema
  • EPFC
  • January 23rd, 2020
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New Works Salon LII

The New Works Salons series is a casual forum for the presentation and discussion of new works in film, video, sound, and performance, with local and visiting artists often in-person to introduce their work. This, the fifty-second program in the series, will feature work by Cherlyn Hsing-Hsin Liu, Leanna Kaiser, and Nora Sweeney, all projected on 16mm.

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  • Cinema
  • EPFC
  • February 6th, 2020
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4th Annual Femme Frontera Filmmaker Showcase

Powerful narratives, dreamy sequences, and nightmarish landscapes abound in the groundbreaking films of the 4th Annual Femme Frontera Filmmaker Showcase. This 2019 program includes experimental, documentary and narrative Latinx shorts made by female-identifying filmmakers, half from the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • Cinema
  • EPFC
  • February 19th, 2020
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"WE SHOULD MAKE A MOVIE?”: VIDEOS BY REID URBAN

Reid Urban has made hundreds of movies attempting to explore the many different forms that video can exist in. Though often absurd and humorous, Urban's stories present characters exploring simple but vast concepts like love, happiness, life, friendship, being and death. The characters are sensitized to their Earthly predicament yet sustain an earnest attitude to their language – believing it will help them come closer to true self-understanding.

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