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American Cinematheque Onscreen : August 15, 2008

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Members of the Cinematheque, keep your eyes out for an e-mail allowing you to  Vote on the Egyptian Theatre 'Best of Series'  Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Grand Re-Opening of the Egyptian Theatre (Dec. 4, 2008)!

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Thru August 21
Featuring Rare Sci Fi & Horror (not on DVD), ALIEN & ALIENS Double Feature, Francis Ford Coppola's DEMENTIA 13,  drawings for prizes & More! Also at the Aero thru August 23!
The 8th Annual Festival of SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR

This festival is presented with the support of Screamfest LA and the E.I. School of Professional Make-Up.
Screamfest08 Banner.jpg (30504 bytes)Screamfest LA, is the nation's largest horror film festival. The 2008 festival will take place October 10 – 19 at the Mann’s Chinese Theatres.
EI-Logo---Medium.gif (2146 bytes)See E.I. in action creating monsters, aliens, ghouls and more on Friday & Saturday Nights during the Festival, plus, check out their masks collection!

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August 27
Outfest Wednesdays Presents the Best of the Fest with

These festivals are not programs of the Cinematheque, but they are at the Egyptian. Please see their websites for tickets and schedule details.

August 22 - 24: The Feel Good Film Festival

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August 28 - September 1
This is not an American Cinematheque program. Click for details.
Cinecon 44

F i l m f o r u m

Select Sundays at 7:00 PM
Spielberg Theatre

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August 16 & 17 and Sept. 20 & 21
10:30 AM - Meet at the Box Office!
Behind-the-Scenes Tours of the historic Egyptian Theatre and a screening of
Experience the Legendary 85-year old Egyptian Theatre with the lights on! Bring your out of town guests to enjoy an authentic slice of Hollywood History!
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Thru August 23

STAN WINSTON TRIBUTE & POST- APOCALYPTIC FILM FESTIVALCo-Presented with Fallout 3 and Sponsored by Bethesda Softworks and Geek Monthly Magazine
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Kevin Thomas' Favorite Films Series
August 21

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August 17 - 4 PM

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August 24 - 5:30 PM
The Art Directors Guild Society Presents
Art Director Gene Allen In Person!

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August 28 - September 4
Dylan, Lennon, Diamond, Patti Smith, The Talking Heads, The Band and more rock 'n roll superstars in
*Note, the Bob Dylan night was moved from Sept. 3 to Sept. 4.

Membership Offers!

HollywoodBowl.jpg (11503 bytes)Take advantage of our Special Summer, Cinematheque Membership Offers for New and Renewing Members and enjoy a free evening at the Hollywood Bowl!
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Gift Memberships!

American Cinematheque Memberships make thoughtful gifts for the film lover in your life -- or consider a Membership for yourself! Keep an eye on our special offers for new members! And did we mention that memberships are also tax-deductible? Details

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Donations Needed!
We got a new van!!  Now we are seeking sponsorship for painting our logo on it!. E-mail us with any leads!

Our projectionists are seeking some 35 mm split reels. Do you have a Mini-DV camera you aren't using? Do you have a PC laptop that can run Powerpoint that you would like to donate to the American Cinematheque? We are seeking a 1 - 3 year old laptop to use in the Egyptian Theatre. As a non-profit, your donations to us are tax-deductible. We will provide you with a donation letter to use at tax time. Please call 323.461.2020, ext. 121.

Did you know that a $1000 donation can buy you at seat at the Egyptian & Aero Theatre? Personalize a name plate on the back of the seat. Another great  gift idea for the Egyptian's 85th birthday!

Tell us what you would like to see! E-mail info "at" americancinematheque "dot" com
August Egyptian Theatre Calendar | August Aero Theatre Calendar

Coming Soon: National Geographic All Roads Film, EuroDocs, New German & Italian Cinema, Spotlight on Jean Gabin, LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF, The Qatsi Trilogy, Live Commentary Series, AMERICAN MOVIE director Chris Smith In Person, Sneak Previews, Family Matinees and always much, much more!


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Be sure to click on "coming attractions" to purchase advance tickets. The fastest way to access the schedule is by theatre zip code - Egyptian 90028 and Aero 90403.
Service charges do apply.

Tickets are also available at the Egyptian and Aero Theatre Box Offices.
General Admission: $10   | Student/Senior: $8  
American Cinematheque Member: $7
* Tickets for free events are available at the box office on the day of the event only. They are distributed first come, first served.

Join the Cinematheque Today:
Keep an eye out for special promotions (free gift with membership purchase) at our various festivals.
Use Paypal to sign up online. Click here.
Service charges do apply.

A large pool of volunteers keep the Cinematheque
going strong. To learn more about how you can help click here.
We are actively seeking internet savvy volunteers who can help maintain our presence on social networking websites and online calendars. We are also looking for volunteers with their own digital video equipment who are interested in helping us document our q & a's for our archive. And can you help us distribute some of the Cinematheque's film calendars?

The best deal is at the Hollywood & Highland Complex. $2 for 4 hours!
Click here for details.

Max Palevsky Theatre at the Aero
1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403

Movies on the Big Screen since 1940!

Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre at the Egyptian
6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Movies on the Big Screen since 1922! Celebrating our 85th Anniversary October 18th!

Full Schedule Details: | 323.466.FILM

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