TRON, Tyrus Wong and BAMBI at the Egyptian!
Saturday, June 24 – 7:30 PM in 70mm!
TRON 1982, Disney, 96 min, USA, Dir: Steven Lisberger. Hacker Kevin Flynn is digitally abducted into the inner realm of the ENCOM computer, where he must compete in virtual gladiatorial games in order to survive. During a Light Cycle match, Flynn teams up with the brave security program Tron and together the two battle the system to try to free the Digital World. Special Ticket Prices: $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members. No vouchers.
Sunday, June 25 – 5:30 PM Double Feature!
TYRUS 2015, Argot Pictures, 73 min. Dir. Pamela Tom. Perhaps best known for his haunting landscape backgrounds in the Disney classic BAMBI, Tyrus Wong was one of the most celebrated Chinese-American artists of the 20th century, This beautiful documentary traces Wong’s life from China to the Hollywood studios to the beaches of Santa Monica, where the centenarian loved to fly his colorful, handmade kites. Discussion between films with TYRUS director Pamela Tom, moderated by production designer Thomas A. Walsh, followed by…
BAMBI 1942, Disney, 70 min. Dir. David Hand. The story of a young deer growing up to become the “Great Prince of the Forest.” The film is family-friendly, though the source novel, Bambi, A Life in the Woods was written for adults, and the serious tone does come through in places.
ASIFA-Hollywood members may receive a discounted ticket price by presenting their membership card or using the password that will be sent to them via email.
The American Cinematheque
at the Egyptian Theater
6712 Hollywood Boulevard