Consisting mostly of shots from other films, this documentary discusses the many representations of the city of Los Angeles in film and on television. Professor Thom Andersen compares the city as it exists in real life with its depictions on screen to examine how L.A. and its massive community have been misrepresented over the years. In addition to critical analysis, Andersen explains how directors portray the city itself as a character, and he also delves into L.A.’s dark history. Run time: 169 minutes.
Included with museum admission. Advance tickets are recommended.
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Movie-Made Los Angeles: Lecture and Book Signing
Join film professor and author John Trafton to learn about Laguna’s links to early Hollywood. Meet the author who will be signing copies of his new book, Movie-Made Los Angeles, following the program.
Art Access: Couples In Art
An exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the studios of two award-winning couples: Nobu Nishigawara and Lesley Kice Nishigawara, and Jeff Gillette and Laurie Hassold.
Jean Stern Presents: Historic Artists of Northern …
Art Historian and LAM Curatorial Fellow Jean Stern discusses Historic Artists of Northern California in an hour-long illustrated lecture that examines the principal painters and their influence on the art of Northern California between 1870 and 1920.
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