Story | Dec 30, 2011 | 6:13 PM
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Story | Jul 19, 2014 | 2:30 PMA former kebab-shop employee and an out-of-work horoscope writer declare themselves marketing experts and are hired to help a carpet emporium without customers in the droll shaggy-dog story "Kebab & Horoscope." This colorfully stylized debut feature from Polish helmer Grzegorz Jaroszuk, known for his prize-winning shorts including "Frozen Stories," displays a distinctive brand of eccentric humanism that draws inspiration from the works of Aki Kaurismaki, Roy Andersson and Petr Zelenka, among others. Even though the slender material occasionally feels padded, its delightful moments of inspired silliness will make it a breath of fresh air for festival programmers.
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Story | Nov 15, 2011
Films by the great but little known French comic director Pierre Etaix are being shown in Los Angeles in newly restored form. Etaix himself will be in town.
Story | Dec 8, 2011
Aki Kaurismaki films, a 1950s sci-fi double feature and a program curated by Edgar Wright are among this week’s film highlights.