This year the four-day festival (Sept. 30-Oct.3) will return with in-person screenings at the Art Theatre of Long Beach and Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in addition to some online programming for viewers who prefer to stay home.
The series, which has been in development for about a decade, will examine the former cruise liner’s storied past—from its construction in the 1930s to its missions during World War II to the present day—with a focus on the myths and urban legends of it being one of the most haunted places on Earth.
“Resilience” is a free, virtual film festival, Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m., featuring some of the year’s most compelling work from the Hi-lo and Long Beach Post video staff.
Follow the iconic journey of Jen, an elf-like creature called a Gelfling, who is tasked with healing the Dark Crystal by finding its missing shard.
“No Parking,” a documentary a year and a half in the making, is set to be a gritty, beautifully DIY look at some controversial topics, pursued by taking a closer look at Long Beach’s DIY music scene.
Cameraman, director, actor and acting coach Charles Tentindo has landed a role as a British journalist in the upcoming thriller/drama “American Satan.” The film opens October 13 and is about a young rock band and the surrounding rumors of a demonic presence within the group.
The Long Beach Cinematheque, in partnership with Lola’s Outdoor Retro Cinema, announced its 2015 Sunnyside Cemetery Lineup on Monday and it looks to be a devilishly good time. Old and new movies will be mixed with concert and opera footage—from The Beatles to Donnie Darko.
In the era of Airbnb, couch-surfing and other invasive (but fun) forms of people-connecting have proliferated. The oddity that being more connected than ever has also led to less face-to-face interaction has prompted many people to feel more comfortable opening their door to strangers. Long Beach resident Kathy Payton is one of those people who believes in the philosophy of open doors—particularly if it means an open door for a short film festival.
Long Beach Cinematheque will be adding at least two new locations to their growing list of outdoor cinema venues this month with screenings at CSULB and Sunnyside Cemetery.
Film makers Mélodie Simond and Art Hall created A Friend at the End for the Guts N’ Bolts Short Film Festival, taking place on Friday, September 20th, at the Renaissance High School for the Arts in Downtwon Long Beach. In this brief interview, they speak about their creative process.