| Aug 7, 2011
James Sallis lives in a place that really shouldn't exist. The city sits in the middle of "an incredibly forbidding desert," where on this day the temperature will reach 112 degrees. Like Los Angeles, decades ago it became too big for its local water...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 2:06 PM
The sound of laughter and children's chatter could be heard on the plaza at L.A. Live Saturday afternoon as families gathered in large white tents to partake in the Los Angeles Film Festival Family Day.
Little girls and boys with painted faces and fancy...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The Los Angeles Film Festival occupies a unique and challenging middle ground. It comes after the annual opening festival rounds of Sundance, Berlin, South by Southwest and Cannes but before the fall circuit that includes Telluride, Venice, Toronto, New...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:30 AM
The Los Angeles Film Festival's Sunday "Coffee Talks" panels on June 16 are scheduled to feature "Iron Man 3" director/co-writer Shane Black and actors Joe Manganiello ("True Blood") and Virgina Madsen ("Sideways").
The four "Coffee Talks" will shine a...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:13 PM
The 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market, now in its 19th year, will feature 330 films from 49 countries, including 70 world premieres, 55 North American premieres and 14 U.S. premieres.
The films will be showcased in 53...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
It's L.A.: We're spoiled and we know it.
Just about any night of the week, and certainly any weekend, there is a de facto film festival happening in Los Angeles. With the city's revitalized, astonishing rep house scene, commercial first-run cinemas...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Film Independent has announce the jurors for the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival.
The jury for the DIRECTTV Narrative Competition consists of Film Independent Spirit Award-winning producer Gina Kwon ("Chuck & Buck"), Spirit Award-nominated director...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Filmmaker James Wan's ("Saw," "Insidious") latest scare fest, "The Conjuring," will have its debut at the Los Angeles Film Festival at the Regal Cinema at L.A. Live on June 21.
The film will be shown at 10 and 10:30 p.m. Both screenings will follow with...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:38 AM
"Up in the Air" and "The Departed" co-star Vera Farmiga turned director with this deep-thinking drama, inspired by the memoir "This Dark World" by Carolyn S. Briggs (who also co-wrote the screenplay). Farmiga also plays the central character, a woman...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Looking for something to do this summer? Whether you're looking for relaxation, a good meal, respite from the heat or adventure, there are a wide range of activities to help make the most of your summer. Here are 100 from which to choose:
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Though "People Like Us" star Chris Pine got his start in intimate theater productions, the actor broke out in Hollywood when he starred in 2009's action-laden, big-budget reboot of "Star Trek."
These days, Pine is still learning how to balance his...