Animation in August at the American Cinematheque

Opened in 1922, Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre is an early example of a lavish movie palace and is noted as having been the site of the first-ever Hollywood film premiere. Since 1998 it has been operated by the American Cinematheque film archive. With its stunning architecture and location on historic Hollywood Blvd, Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre is the perfect place to watch animation on the bog screen.

Friday, August 12 – 7:30 PM FANTASTIC ANIMATION: Double Feature: FANTASTIC PLANET (LA PLANETE SAUVAGE), 1973, Janus Films, 72 min. Dir. Rene Laloux. HEAVY METAL, 1981, Sony Repertory, 90 min. Dir. Gerald Potterton.

Friday, August 19 – 7:30 PM RAY HARRYHAUSEN FANTASY FAVORITES: Double Feature: JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS,1963, Sony Repertory, 104 min. Dir. Don Chaffey. THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD, 1958, Sony Repertory, 88 min. Director Nathan Juran.

Sunday, August 21 – 7:30 PM RAY HARRYHAUSEN SCI-FI FAVORITES: Double Feature: MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, 1961, Sony Repertory, 101 min. Dir. Cy Endfield. 60th Anniversary! EARTH VS. THE FLYING SAUCERS, 1956, Sony Repertory, 83 min. Dir. Fred F. Sears.

All films at the
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles 90028

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ASIFA-Hollywood members can receive a discounted ticket price for these screenings by presenting their membership card or using the password “ASIFA-CINEMATHEQUE” at the theatre box office. (Discount is not available for on-line sales.)