American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre Presents...
Making Movie History for Over 80 Years!


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SOLD OUT SCREENINGS: There will be a waiting line for Sold Out screenings. Tickets often become available at the door the night of an event.

Sold out programs will be indicated here if sold out 24 hours in advance of screening date.

 

 

All guests are subject to availability. The Cinematheque will offer a refund due to guest cancellations only IF the refund transaction is complete PRIOR to the start of the show.

Tickets available 30 days in advance. Tickets are $10 general admission unless noted otherwise.
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The American Cinematheque is a non-profit 501 (C) (3) organization.
The Film Programs of the American Cinematheque are presented at the magnificently renovated, historic 1922 Grauman's Hollywood Egyptian Theatre. Located at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard.
Photo Credit: Randall Michelson. Detail of Egyptian Theatre Ceiling. Aero Theatre: Barry King.

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One Night Special Events in August:

 

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Wednesday, August 5 – 7:30 PM

Sneak Preview Screenwriting Documentary!

TALES FROM THE SCRIPT, 2009, 105 min. Dir. Peter Hanson. Shane Black (LETHAL WEAPON), John Carpenter (HALLOWEEN), Frank Darabont (THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION), William Goldman (THE PRINCESS BRIDE), Paul Schrader (TAXI DRIVER) and dozens of other Hollywood screenwriters share hilarious anecdotes and penetrating insights in TALES FROM THE SCRIPT, the most comprehensive documentary ever made about screenwriting. By analyzing their triumphs and recalling their failures, the participants explain how successful writers develop the skills necessary for toughing out careers in one of the world's most competitive industries. They also reveal the untold stories behind some of the greatest screenplays ever written, describing their adventures with luminaries including Harrison Ford, Morgan Freeman, Stanley Kubrick, Joel Silver, Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg. The film was produced in tandem with the upcoming Harper Collins book of the same name. Discussion following with director Peter Hanson and screenwriters Larry Cohen (PHONE BOOTH), Frank Darabont (THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION), David Hayter (X-MEN), Zak Penn (THE INCREDIBLE HULK), Billy Ray (SHATTERED GLASS), Adam Rifkin (THE DARK BACKWARD), Jose Rivera (THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES) and David S. Ward (THE STING), schedules permitting. Other special guests to be announced! Trailer

 

Saturday, August 15

Historic Tour & FOREVER HOLLYWOOD

10:30 AM Egyptian Theatre Historic Tour

11:40 AM FOREVER HOLLYWOOD

For the total “Old Hollywood” experience take a docent-led tour of the legendary 1922 Egyptian Theatre. See what it would have been like to be in a Grauman stage show with a visit to the dressing rooms and singers' boxes. Check out our state-of-the-art projection booth and more! Discover the painstaking restoration work and the marriage of modern technology with a landmark of Hollywood history. Tours will start promptly at 10:30 AM at the box office. Tours are approximately 60 min. Wear your walking shoes! You will see the old dressing rooms, the singer's boxes and the projection booth (not normally included on our tours). Reservations are not required, we have room for everyone. You can check our website or our voicemail for emergency cancellations. Tours will be held rain or shine.
Tickets: Tour & movie: $10.

 

 

Sunday, August 16

Egyptian Theatre Historic Tour & FOREVER HOLLYWOOD

10:30 AM Behind The Scenes Tour

11:40 AM FOREVER HOLLYWOOD

What Mother doesn’t like gossip on Hollywood legends, scintillating stories of the silent screen and dramatic tales of historical architectural preservation? Bring yours! Special Treats for Moms Attending the Tour Today!

bigparadepremiere.gif (78018 bytes)For the total “Old Hollywood” experience take a docent-led tour of the legendary 1922 Egyptian Theatre. See what it would have been like to be in a Grauman stage show with a visit to the dressing rooms and singers' boxes. Check out our state-of-the-art projection booth and more! Discover the painstaking restoration work and the marriage of modern technology with a landmark of Hollywood history. Tours will start promptly at 10:30 AM at the box office. Tours are approximately 60 min. Wear your walking shoes! You will see the old dressing rooms, the singer's boxes and the projection booth (not normally included on our tours). Reservations are not required, we have room for everyone. You can check our website or our voicemail for emergency cancellations. Tours will be held rain or shine.
Tickets: $5. Tour & movie: $10.

 

 

Thursday, August 27 – 7:00 PM

By Popular Demand!

[Spielberg Theatre] NAVIGATING THE FILM FESTIVAL WORLD, For most emerging filmmakers, the goal of launching a film on the film festival circuit begins with one singular dream: SUNDANCE! But what lies beyond Sundance for you and your film? In this informative seminar, film festival programmer/film consultant Thomas Ethan Harris (former Director of Programming Los Angeles Film Festival and Palm Springs International Short Film Festival)offers filmmakers practical skills to navigating the world of film festivals to maximum effect. This seminar will be repeated on Thursday, September 17th. General: $20, Students/Seniors: $15, Cinematheque Members: $12.

 

Saturday, August 29th • 10am -12pm


Co-presented by the Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences,American Cinematheque, www.Emmys.Tv,
Governors Stuart Bass, A.C.E. And Jason Rosenfield, A.C.E, and Picture Editors Peer Group Executive Committee,

3rd Annual Primecuts
For the third consecutive year, we are proud to present this unique seminar that focuses on the art of editing. prime cuts is the premier event where the editors from top television shows discuss their work. Don’t miss this insider-only discussion with editors from some of this year’s primetime emmy®-nominated shows. Panelists to include nominated editors from the following programs: breaking bad, 24: redemption, grey gardens, the office, top chef. Discussion will be moderated by Tommy Schlamme. No reservations will be taken. seating is on a first-come first-served basis so arrive early to guarantee admission!