• silkwood film

    Silkwood

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

    FREE

    In this Academy Award–nominated film based on a true story, Karen Silkwood (Meryl Streep) works at a nuclear facility in Oklahoma.

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  • October sky film

    October Sky

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

    FREE

    In 1957, as Sputnik parts the October sky over West Virginia, one idealistic teen dreams of launching his own rockets into space.

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  • A League of Their Own

    Friday, September 16, Museum re-opens: 6:30 p.m., Film begins: 8:30 p.m.*

    $10 General; $8 Members; $6 Full-Time Students and Children 2–12

    Starring Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, and Madonna, this dramedy recounts the story of an all-female professional baseball league.

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  • Who’s Gonna Love Me Now film still

    Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?

    Tuesday, September 27, 8:00 p.m.

    $10 General; $8 Members; $6 Full-Time Students

    L.A. premiere! Saar, a gay man from Israel, moves to London after being shunned for his sexual orientation. Although at first he enjoys the freedom previously denied to him, Saar soon discovers he has contracted HIV.

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  • the visitor film

    The Visitor

    Tuesday, October 4, 1:30 p.m.

    FREE

    After finding undocumented immigrants Tarek (Haaz Sleiman) and Zainab (Danai Gurira) living in his apartment, professor Walter Vale (Richard Jenkins) realizes they have nowhere else to go and invites them to stay.

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  • Ushpizin film

    Ushpizin

    Tuesday, October 11, 1:30 p.m.

    FREE

    Award-winning Israeli writer-actor Shuli Rand stars in this heartwarming, lighthearted film about ultra-Orthodox Jews learning, living, and loving in contemporary Israel.

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    A New Color: The Art of Being Edythe Boone

    Tuesday, October 25, 7:30 p.m.

    $10 General; $8 Members; $6 Full-Time Students

    A predecessor to the Black Lives Matter movement, Edythe Boone has long embodied its rallying cry. For decades, the celebrated Bay Area muralist has introduced underserved youth and seniors to the transformative power of art. Filmed over three years, A New Color presents the world through Edy’s eyes.

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  • sonata film

    Sonita

    Thursday, November 3, 7:30 p.m.

    $10 General; $8 Members; $6 Full-Time Students

    Sneak preview! Discover the inspiring story of Sonita Alizadeh, an eighteen-year-old Afghan refugee living in Iran. With Michael Jackson and Rihanna as her spiritual parents, she dreams of becoming a rap star. But her family has a very different future planned for her: as a bride, she’s worth $9,000.

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  • Sam Green and Yo La Tengo by Ed Dittenhoefer, Ithaca Times, 2012

    Sam Green and Yo La Tengo—The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller

    Thursday, November 10, 8:00 p.m.

    $75 Premium; $50 General

    L.A. debut! Experience “live documentary” with Academy Award–nominated filmmaker Sam Green and legendary indie rock band Yo La Tengo at this very special, one-night-only engagement in the Skirball’s intimate 300-seat Ahmanson Hall ballroom.

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