BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//hacksw/handcal//NONSGML v1.0//EN NAME:discoverLA DESCRIPTION:discoverLosAngeles.com event calendar CATEGORIES:Events,Los Angeles REFRESH-INTERVAL;VALUE=DURATION:P1D SOURCE;VALUE=URI:https://www.discoverlosangeles.com/what-to-do/events/56742/ical.ics BEGIN:VEVENT UID:56742-9e3f0f3ba5f7003efc7a335613028973@discoverlosangeles.com SEQUENCE:0 COLOR:skyblue DTSTAMP:20130707T182148Z DTSTART:20130722T193000Z DTEND:20130722T203000Z SUMMARY:Spotlight on The New York Times’s Op-Docs DESCRIPTION:A selection of the finest short films from The New York Times's provocative and popular Op-Docs section will be shown this evening, and four award-winning directors of chosen films will be in attendance. In November of 2011, The New York Times created the Op-Docs series, an exciting video addition to the paper's Opinion/Editorial section. Op-Docs accepts and commissions short video pieces from directors with a specific and involving point of view, each of which is subjected the Times' rigorous fact-checking process. One of the earliest additions to the collection was a short by Academy Award®-winning director Errol Morris, and later films have ranged from straightforward single-person subject films to performance segments to inventive experimental shorts by directors, including Laura Poitras, Casey Neistat, Heidi Ewing and Academy Award®-winners Jessica Yu and Roger Ross Williams. Documentary filmmaker Jason Spingarn-Koff (2010's Life 2.0) is the producer and curator of the series, and will be in attendance along with Op-Docs directors.  Bing Theater | Includes a conversation with filmmakers Heidi Ewing, Jessica Yu, Roger Ross Williams Casey Neistat and Op-Docs producer/curator Jason Spingarn-Koff. Film Independent, LACMA Film Club and The New York Times Film Club members can reserve their tickets starting at 5 pm on Tuesday, June 18. | Tickets are free. | Limit two tickets per membership. | Proof of member status is required to reserve tickets during advance reservation period. | Tickets: 323 857-6010 or reserve online. New York Times Film Club members must RSVP to www.nytfilmclub.com for this screening. LACMA member and general admission tickets can be reserved starting at 5 pm on Thursday, June 27. | Tickets are free. | Two ticket limit. | Tickets: 323 857-6010 or reserve online. X-ALT-DESC:

A selection of the finest short films from The New York Times's provocative and popular Op-Docs section will be shown this evening, and four award-winning directors of chosen films will be in attendance. In November of 2011, The New York Times created the Op-Docs series, an exciting video addition to the paper's Opinion/Editorial section. Op-Docs accepts and commissions short video pieces from directors with a specific and involving point of view, each of which is subjected the Times' rigorous fact-checking process. One of the earliest additions to the collection was a short by Academy Award®-winning director Errol Morris, and later films have ranged from straightforward single-person subject films to performance segments to inventive experimental shorts by directors, including Laura Poitras, Casey Neistat, Heidi Ewing and Academy Award®-winners Jessica Yu and Roger Ross Williams. Documentary filmmaker Jason Spingarn-Koff (2010's Life 2.0) is the producer and curator of the series, and will be in attendance along with Op-Docs directors. 

Bing Theater | Includes a conversation with filmmakers Heidi Ewing, Jessica Yu, Roger Ross Williams Casey Neistat and Op-Docs producer/curator Jason Spingarn-Koff.

Film Independent, LACMA Film Club and The New York Times Film Club members can reserve their tickets starting at 5 pm on Tuesday, June 18. | Tickets are free. | Limit two tickets per membership. | Proof of member status is required to reserve tickets during advance reservation period. | Tickets: 323 857-6010 or reserve online.

New York Times Film Club members must RSVP to www.nytfilmclub.com for this screening.

LACMA member and general admission tickets can be reserved starting at 5 pm on Thursday, June 27. | Tickets are free. | Two ticket limit. | Tickets: 323 857-6010 or reserve online.

LOCATION:5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 92656 GEO:1;1 URL:https://www.discoverlosangeles.com/what-to-do/events/spotlight-new-york-times’s-op-docs IMAGE;VALUE=URI;DISPLAY=BADGE,THUMBNAIL;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:http://www.discoverlosangeles.com/sites/default/files/styles/events_module_thumbnail/public/Activities/lacma_34.jpg?itok=OSTkg_sJ CATEGORIES:Film/TV/Radio,Events TRIGGER;RELATED=START:PT1H END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR