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2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049 - (310) 440-4500
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FILM

The Story of Louis Pasteur

Tuesday, May 6, 1:30 p.m.

Paul Muni plays the part of French chemist and microbiologist Louis Pasteur, today renowned for his discoveries in vaccination and pasteurization, but deemed a quack by his contemporary medical community.

Admission:

FREE; no reservations

FILM

The Life of Émile Zola

Tuesday, May 13, 1:30 p.m.

This fictionalized biography of French author and activist Émile Zola (Paul Muni) depicts his friendship with painter Paul Cézanne, his rise to fame with the publication of Nana, and his paramount defense of Alfred Dreyfus—a Jewish officer in the French army unjustly accused of treason. 

Admission:

FREE; no reservations

FILM

Supermensch

Thursday, May 15, 7:30 p.m.

Mike Myers’s directorial debut tells the story of Shep Gordon, the legendary music manager and inventor of the “celebrity chef.”

Admission:

FREE and open to Members only; Up to two tickets per Membership

FILM

The Story of Alexander Graham Bell

Tuesday, June 3, 1:30 p.m.

When Alexander Graham Bell’s new invention—the telephone—garners the attention of Queen Victoria, he is assured success. But not without some resistance from a competing company backed by Western Union.

Admission:

FREE; no reservations

FILM

Madame Curie

Tuesday, June 10, 1:30 p.m.

Nominated for seven Academy Awards, Madame Curie follows the famed scientist and her husband down their path towards the discovery of radium.

Admission:

FREE; no reservations

FOOD

Falafelism and The Sturgeon Queens

Double-Feature Film Screening

Sunday, June 29, 2:00 p.m.

Attend a double feature of films about two foods that have become a signature part of Jewish cuisine.
Admission:

$8 General; $6 Members; $5 Full-Time Students

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