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Tuesday, March 10

Stolen Kisses


5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036


1968, 91 minutes, black and white, 35mm

Directed by François Truffaut; written by François Truffaut, Claude de Givray and Bernard Revon; with Jean-Pierre Léaud, Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale, Claude Jade, Harry-Max, André Falcon, Daniel Ceccaldi, Claire Duhamel, Catherine Lutz, Serge Rousse

Mischievous and perpetually love-struck Doinel has been dishonorably discharged from the army and released onto the streets of Paris, where he stumbles into the unlikely profession of private detective and embarks on a series of misadventures. Whimsical, nostalgic, and irrepressibly romantic, Stolen Kisses is Truffaut’s timeless ode to the passion and impetuosity of youth.

Preceded by the short film, Antoine and Colette.

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049


Director Anthony Asquith’s adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s witty Victorian-era play stars Michael Redgrave as rich bachelor Jack Worthing and Michael Denison as his debt-ridden friend Algernon Moncrieff. In an attempt to win the affections of Jack’s ward, Algernon assumes the identity of fictitious Ernest, while Jack plans to marry Algernon’s cousin, Gwendolen--until her governess reveals secrets concerning both men. (1952, 96 min. No MPAA rating.) This screening is part of the Skirball’s ongoing Classic Films series. For March and April 2015, films are organized under the theme "Princes and Paupers." March 4 marks the beginning of Purim, a Jewish holiday that commemorates the salvation of the Jewish people in Persia with the aid of Queen Esther’s triumphant use of hidden identity. Taking inspiration from this story, enjoy four FREE films about mistaken identity and disguise.

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LA Print: Edition 5


5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036


LACMA's Prints and Drawings Council presents the latest installment of LA Print, a program that explores current trends in printmaking and print publishing in Los Angeles. This year's LA Print: Edition 5 features three Los Angeles–based artists who have demonstrated a commitment to printmaking. Artists Stas Orlovski, Alison Saar, and Jonas Wood present their recent print editions and then discuss the relevance of printmaking to their work in general. Moderated by Leslie Jones, curator of Prints and Drawings.

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Charles Atlas: Revenge of the New Puritan

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024


With collaborators including Marina Abramović, Leigh Bowery, Michael Clark, Merce Cunningham, Antony & The Johnsons, and Yvonne Rainer, Charles Atlas has fused experimental filmmaking with dance, choreography, queer identity, NYC nightlife in the 1990s and much more. The multi-venue ATLAS IN LA festival kicks off at the Hammer where media-dance pioneer Charles Atlas himself takes the stage to discuss and contextualize his vast and impactful body of work. 

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Come To Papa Live! with Tom Papa & Friends


366 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90095


Come to Papa Live is the live version of the popular weekly radio show hosted by comedian Tom Papa. Voted best podcast of 2013 by Time Out NY, it is a hilarious classic radio format, recorded for Sirius/XM, with scripted sketches performed by comedians, stand-up sets and musical guests all hosted by Tom and backed by a great jazz trio. Tom’s guests have included Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, Rob Zombie, Matt Damon, Joel McHale, Brian Regan, Amy Schumer and a bunch of other really cool people.

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