March 11: L.A. Filmforum’s Alternative Projections project presents a night of films by Los Angeles African American filmmakers from the 1970s.
Oct. 23: Part of the Alternative Projections screening series that surveys L.A.’s experimental film scene. This screening has films by John and James Whitney; and others.
June 5: L.A. Filmforum is screening a selection of films by structuralist pioneer Paul Sharits, including his Wintercourse and N:O:T:H:I:N:G.
May 22: Curator Eric Leiser has selected 10 unique short films from around the world, including ones by Martha Colburn and Michael Robinson.
Jan. 16: L.A. Filmforum presents experimental short films from San Francisco in support of the new book, Radical Light.
June 6: To celebrate the release of Criterion’s Blu-ray release of Stan Brakhage films, Mark Toscano presents 6 films in their original 16mm format.
Nov. 22: Catch more great award-winning short films from this year’s Ann Arbor Film Festival, where the theme is personal looks at globalization.
Oct. 8: L.A. Filmforum will screen Yvonne Rainer’s 1974 feature Film About a Woman Who… for the second installment of their Rainer retrospective.
The 2009 AFI Film Festival is screening a bunch of great underground films, including Mike Plante’s Lunchfilms, films by Don Hertzfeldt, Jim Finn and more.
Oct. 25: For the first time ever, Robert Beavers will be in Los Angeles to screen several of his short films produced between 1980 and 2007.