Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Weekly What To Do: Animation, Fashion and Fame, LA, Totally Outrageous

2018 Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles
Oct 17 – Oct 21
Regal Cinemas L.A.
1000 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015

"Downtown Film Festival L.A. is Los Angeles’ premiere independent film festival. Established in 2008 as a nonprofit organization, the festival is dedicated to showcasing independent cinema in the historic center of the Creative Capital of the World. DFFLA also celebrate the renaissance of downtown L.A. and its unique cultural diversity."
The 19th Annual Polish Film Festival
October 17-25
Monica Film Center 
NoHo 7 
New films from Poland to check out.

Eyes of Laura Mars and Fashion Shorts
Thursday, October 18, 7:00 p.m., music and concessions begins at 5:30 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum Courtyard
Free; reservations required.

A strange movie with strange shorts with a heavy influence on fashion.

Oct 19-21
TCL Chinese Theatre

* Director Mamoru Hosoda will be there in person for multiple screenings

Animation is Film Festival isn't just anime, though that's a nice chunk of it, including the North American Premiere of "I Want To Eat Your Pancreas." And this isn't the cannibal high school teen drama you were looking for; in many ways it's much sadder. You’ll have to see it or read the synopsis to find out more. It's one of many top tier anime movies come to us from the East. We wanted to see Penguin Highway since we heard it be in theaters and now we get the premiere.

German Currents 2018
Fri, Oct 19, 2018 - Mon, Oct 22, 2018
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028
The 12th annual German Currents festival features some of the best recent films from Germany and German-speaking neighbors Switzerland and Austria - all of which make their Los Angeles premieres here.

The 4th China Onscreen Biennial
Oct 19-Nov 11
Multiple Venues

The 4th edition of the China Onscreen Biennial (COB), a survey of new and compelling works of Chinese cinema. Chinese filmmakers and artists continue to bear witness to rapidly evolving conditions with imagination, courage, acuity and humanity.

Friday, October 19th, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

ABV Gallery
631 N Robertson Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Free, Must RSVP

Inspired by the past, present, and future, GREG MIKE's latest body of work, "Inside Voices," breaks boundaries with the artist's loudest collection to date. A true mash-up of styles and mediums, the work nods at GM's love for classic cartoons, color, and ferocious animals while exploring internal battles and motives.

A Tribute Exhibition for Mulan's 20th Anniversary
October 20, 2018 - November 4, 2018
Oct 20, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
210 E. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801

Nucleus is excited to present, in collaboration with Disney Fine Art, Cyclops Print Works, and Oh My Disney!, a Tribute Art Exhibition in celebration for the 20th Anniversary of Disney's "Mulan".

HSM Movie Night What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Oct 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Heritage Square Museum
3800 Homer Street
Los Angeles, CA 90031


Sunday, Oct 21, 4:00 pm
Mack Sennett Studios
1215 Bates Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
$54.00 - $95.00

“EastSide Food Festival celebrates its 5th year this fall with the addition of an all new music stage, comedians, and more!EastSide Food Festival is a gathering of the best of the best and rising stars from LA's gastronomic scene. The festival features over 35 food and beverage vendors including restaurants, celebrity chefs, locally owned brands and more.”

Sunday, October 21, 2-5PM
Saddlerock Ranch, Malibu
$130+fees and up

"Join Los Angeles magazine at our 13th annual epicurean extravaganza, The Food Event 2018, set in the beauty of Saddlerock Ranch in the Malibu Hills. This culinary experience features samplings from 40 of L.A.’s best restaurants, live cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, boutique wines,
spirits tastings, and more!"

October 23 - December 1, 2018
Maccarone Gallery
300 South Mission Road Los Angeles, CA 90033

Beginning October 23, 2018, Maccarone Gallery will present an exhibition of original political cartoon drawings made over the past two years by Jim Carrey. Selections from an ongoing body of work that began with the November 2016 election of Donald Trump to the office of President of the United States, the drawings on view in IndigNation: Political Cartoons by Jim Carrey, 2016-2018 express Carrey’s views on the current American political climate.