Film Programs

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Film has an important place at LACMA. In partnership with Film Independent, the museum presents screen classics, new releases, documentaries, one-of-a-kind events, guest-curated programs, and conversations on film and filmmaking. The museum also presents screenings, weekend series and retrospectives in conjunction with exhibitions. Plus, every Tuesday we offer matinee screenings of Hollywood classics.



Tuesday Matinees | See Upcoming

Every Tuesday, LACMA screens a classic film as part of the ongoing Tuesday Matinee series.

All films screened digitally, unless otherwise noted.

Tickets: $2 seniors, children 17 & under and LACMA members; $4 for general admission.


Film Independent at LACMA | See Upcoming

The program presents classic and contemporary narrative and documentary films, artists and their influences, emerging auteurs, international showcases, special guest–curated programs, and conversations with artists, curators, and special guests. Film Independent at LACMA is under the curatorial leadership of esteemed film critic Elvis Mitchell.

All films screened digitally, unless otherwise noted.

Film Independent Series Policies

Chocolate and Still Alice 
4 pm | Sat, September 23, 2017
LACMA | Bing Theater
Free; tickets required
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LACMA is honored to partner with the family of Nancy Paulikas, who suffers from Alzheimer’s and has been missing since October 2016, to bring awareness to their search and the tragedy of this disease.

Chocolate: Not all who Wander are Lost
A suburban housewife and mother suddenly finds herself homeless and lost in downtown Los Angeles. A beautiful story of family and hope.

Still Alice
The struggles of a Harvard University psychology professor and linguistic expert to cope with Alzheimer’s and the impact the disease has on her and her family.

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