• Black-and-white still from "Double Indemnity" of Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray looking serious in a store.

    Billy Wilder Movie Group

    Online Class

    Thursdays, May 13 and 27, June 10 and 24, 7:30–9:00 pm (PT)

    $60 General; $50 Members

    Billy Wilder’s brilliant storytelling and film direction revealed both comic and tragic truths about the human condition in ways that make his films classic, enduring, and relevant. A refugee from Nazi Germany, Wilder reigned as Hollywood’s greatest and most prolific creative genius from the 1940s through the ’60s, racking up twenty-one Oscar nominations and many wins along the way.

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  • Ananya Dance Theatre performers in a grassy field

    Ananya Dance Theatre

    Dastak: I Wish You Me | Screening and Virtual Talk

    View on demand
    Talk: Wednesday, May 26, 6:00 pm (PT)

    FREE

    In the wake of George Floyd’s killing and the social uprising that followed, Minneapolis-based Ananya Dance Theatre set out to make Dastak: I Wish You Me. Named for the Farsi word dastak, meaning “knockings,” this performance-based film traces the knockings of global injustices on our hearts.

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  • Person leading a group of singers while playing the guitar

    Out Loud

    Screening and Virtual Talk

    Viewing period: Friday, June 11–Monday, June 14
    Talk: Tuesday, June 15, 7:00 pm (PT)

    FREE

    A feel-good film, Out Loud chronicles the triumphant first season of the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles—the largest group of transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals anywhere who sing together. These extraordinary singers don’t just make music, they’re also making history and sharing what it means to be trans in America.

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  • Vivos (2020)

    Bearing Witness

    Documentary Films by Ai Weiwei | Videos on Demand

    Now streaming

    Rent: $5; Buy: $15

    Get to know Ai Weiwei as a documentary filmmaker! Newly released to general audiences, the following films provide a harrowing look at life in times of crisis. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of human rights issues around the world.

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