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American Cinematheque Onscreen:
March 15 - 31, 2009

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Through March 22, 2009
Special Guests! Many Films NOT on DVD! James Cagney, Edward G. Robinson, Barbara Stanwyck & More of your favorite golden age actores on the BIG Screen!

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Celebrate Sid's 130th Birthday with a lecture about the colorful life of impresario Sid Grauman
Saturday, March 14, 2009 - 10:30 AM
Egyptian Theatre Founder Sid Grauman Illustrated Lecture with Mark Simon

Seminar for Filmmakers Prepping For Film Festivals

Thursday, March 19, 2009 - 7:00 PM
Get the inside scoop on film festivals and learn to make calculated decisions on where and when to play! It is easy to choose the wrong festivals and "give your premiere away" when you don't know how to Navigate the Film Festival Circuit. Note the earlier start time!

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March 26 - 28, 2009

In Tribute to the Late British Writer Six Films Made from his Screenplays or adapted from his Stage Plays Including FOUR NOT AVAILABLE ON DVD

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Sunday, March 29, 2009 - 5:30 PM
An Art Directors Society In Person Tribute to 99-Year Old (!) Production Designer  Robert Boyle

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April 2 - 19, 2009
The Schedule for the Hotly Anticipated
11th Annual Festival of Film Noir
Will be online shortly! Featuring an Ann Savage Tribute

F i l m f o r u m

Select Sundays at 7:00 PM
Spielberg Theatre

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April 18 & 19
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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This e-mail is sponsored in part by the Geffen Playhouse:
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FINAL WEEK: Time Stands Still at the Geffen Playhouse

American Cinematheque members can enjoy 20% off single tickets for the final 6 performances of this World Premiere at the Geffen Playhouse. Written by Donald Margulies and directed by Daniel Sullivan. The cast features Anna Gunn, David Harbour, Alicia Silverstone and Robin Thomas.

"The four actors don't miss a step...It's unlikely a stronger production of this play will come along anytime soon." – Back Stage West
"Beautifully written, performed and directed." - Steven Leigh Morris, LA Weekly

For a complete synopsis of the play, log on to

Use offer code: TIME20. No ticket limit. A service charge/handling fee applies. Call the Geffen Playhouse box office 12 noon – 6pm, 7 days a week at (310) 208-5454 or online at

March 14 - 15, 2009
Click here for tickets and information. This is not a Cinematheque program.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2009 - 7:30 PM
Film Critic Kevin Thomas' Favorite Films

David Carradine plays Folk Singer Woody Gutherie

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March 19 - 26, 2009
THE SEVEN SAMURAI, HIGH AND LOW and more! Some in 35mm Prints!

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009 - 7:30 PM
Sneak Preview of the lastest film from the director of SUPERBAD
Starring Kristen Stewart

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Friday, March 27, 2009 - 7:30 PM
25th Anniversary Screening with Cast & Crew Members In Person

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Saturday, March 28, 2009 - 7:30 PM
Matrix Marathon Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the original MATRIX with visual effects team and other Crew In Person!

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Sunday, March 29, 2009 - 7:30 PM
Wes Craven Will Perform Live Commentary During this Screening of

Very soon, only American Cinematheque Members will receive the Cinematheque calendar in the mail. Alert your friends to join our e-mail list to continue receiving notifications or JOIN the Cinematheque now!

Membership Offers!

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Gift Memberships!

American Cinematheque Memberships make thoughtful gifts for the film lover in your life at the holiday or year round -- or consider a Membership for yourself! Members can see 100's of movies per year on the big screen at $7 a pop! And that includes a lot of double features. Plus, receive invitations to free films and receptions. Keep an eye on our special offers for new members! And did we mention that memberships are also tax-deductible?

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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, a lighting kit? 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.

We're Saving A Seat For You
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!

Rent the Aero or Egyptian Theatres
Our theatres are available for rent. To inquire please call 323.466.3456 or view this pdf..

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

Coming Soon:  More Seminars for Filmmakers, Sneak Previews, Family Matinees, Film Noir, Kevin Thomas' Favorite Films: BOUND FOR GLORY, DIRTY DANCING Celebration, The Films of Orson Welles & Nagisa Oshima, Atom Egoyan Tribute, The Erotic Films of Pier Paolo Pasolini, French Composers in Hollywood
and always much, much more!


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Tickets are also available at the Egyptian and Aero Theatre Box Offices.
General Admission: $10   | Student/Senior: $8  
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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!

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