Calling all cinephiles: The Los Angeles Film Festival takes place from June 14th to the 24th. Most of the screenings are at the Regal Cinemas L.A. Live with additional films and events at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), JW Marriot ION Rooftop Bar, Grammy Museum, Grand Performances, and FIGat7th. Among the many films to be screened, highlights include:
• Gimme the Loot – (Director/Writer Adam Leon; Producers Natalie Difford, Dominic Buchanan, Jamund Washington CAST Tashiana Washington, Ty Hickson, Meeko, Zoe Lescaze)
Sofia and Malcolm have a plan to become the most famous graffiti artists in New York City, but first they have to hustle their way through two days of schemes, dreams and spray paint.
• Beauty Is Embarrassing (Director Neil Berkeley; Producers Neil Berkeley, Chris Bradley, Morgan Neville, Eddie Schmidt, Bart McDonough, Milan Erceg, Aimee Bothwell, Liah Corral, and Anthony Maiuri; Featuring Wayne White, Matt Groening, Paul Reubens, Mark Mothersbaugh, Todd Oldham, Gary Panter, Rick Heitzman, Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris, Woodrow White, Lulu White, Mimi Pond)
Expect the unexpected from artist Wayne White, whose iconoclastic career stretches from the East Village to the set of Pee Wee’s Playhouse to the thrift stores of Los Angeles, as seen in this lively and humorous documentary.