DOWNTOWN FILM FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES ANNOUNCES 2014 FESTIVAL DATES AND CALL FOR ENTRIES
L.A.’s Leading Indie Film Fest To Present 11 Days – July 9-19 – of Screenings, Events, Exhibitions, Workshops In Venues Throughout The City’s Historic Downtown Districts
LOS ANGELES – January 30, 2014 – Organizers of the nonprofit Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles announced that the sixth edition of the annual festival will be held July 9-19 in venues throughout downtown L.A.’s historically rich and culturally diverse communities. Read More
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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2013 FESTIVAL
Opening Night Film Gala
(L-R) U2′s Larry Mullen, Jr, and Adam Clayton, LiveNation global music chairman Arthur Fogel, U2′s manager Paul McGuiness, Bono and The Edge from the film “Who The F**K Is Arthur Fogel,” directed by Ron Chapman and opening the 5th annual Downtown Film Festival L.A.
Film and music industry professionals and Hollywood celebrities gathered at the AT&T Center theater for the U.S. premiere of the bio-pic documentary about Arthur Fogel – the creative executive behind 6 of the 10 world’s bestselling live concert tours.
Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series
Oscar-winners Adrien Brody and Geoffrey Fletcher host this annual short film contest, which had its West Coast premiere during the festival, followed by an exclusive party at luxe DTLA lounge The Edison.
‘The Man In Black’ At The Grammy Museum
Jonathan Holiff’s piercing documentary about music legend Johnny Cash,” “My Father and the Man in Black,” was held at a special screening at The Grammy Museum.
In Hot Water At DTLA Art Walk
“Digital Art L.A.,” the festival’s annual showcase of digital shorts from around the world, was held again during the DTLA Art Walk, which attracts 25,000 from throughout SoCal.
Downtowner ‘Film Riot’ At The Well
The festival’s annual Friday night bash, Film Riot, took over DTLA hotspot The Well for an evening of dance music and short film screenings.
Closing Night Gala At Union Station
Movie-goers que up for the festival’s Closing Night Film presentation of Roman Polanski’s 1974 neo-noir classicChinatown, which screened at Los Angeles’ historic Union Station. (photo by Victoria Root)
Film and architectural fans flocked to the Closing Night Film Program, a special screening of the neo-noir classic “Chinatown” at Union Station, L.A.’s historic landmark.