LOS ANGELES AREA THEATERS & ORGANIZATIONS
ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES – www.oscars.org
8949 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
In addition to the Oscar ceremony and an amazing library and special collections, the Academy regularly screens movies at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater at their Beverly Hills headquarters and at The Linwood Dunn Theater at their facility in Hollywood.
ALEX FILM SOCIETY – alexfilmsociety.org
216 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203
Formerly a 1450-seat movie palace, the Alex Theater is now primarily a live performance venue. The Alex Film Society screens classic films there a few times a year.
AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE – americancinematheque.com
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
American Cinematheque hosts a full schedule of movie screenings at their Egyptian Theatre headquarters in Hollywood as well as at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. A standout program is an annual film noir festival. Historically the Egyptian Theatre was built in the 1920s by entrepreneur Sid Graumann as the first movie palace in Hollywood (before his more famous Chinese Theatre). The Aero in Santa Monica is a 1940s era neighborhood movie house.
THE CINEFAMILY – www.cinefamily.org
Silent Movie Theatre
611 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
As a family-owned business in years past, The Silent Movie Theatre once showed only silent films. Currently Cinefamily usually shows a silent film at least once a month while the remainder of their calendar is filled out with a mixture of newer films and older classics.
NEW BEVERLY CINEMA – www.thenewbev.com
7165 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
The only remaining true commercial revival house cinema in Los Angeles, New Beverly stands in a building that was home to one of the Slapsie Maxie’s nightclub locations. Director Quentin Tarentino was once an underwriter of the business under its previous owner. Now Tarentino himself owns the theaters. Its programming includes double features dedicated to specific directors, decades and genres as well as kiddy matinees and midnight shows on the weekend. Prints are almost always in 35mm (16mm is always noted in their printed and online calendars).
NUART THEATRE – www.landmarktheatres.com/los-angeles/nuart-theatre
11272 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Los Angeles, CA 90025
One of the Landmark Theatres in Los Angeles (that once included the Vista, the Sherman, the Fox-Venice, and the Rialto), Nuart now screens foreign and independent films with an occasional revival an older movie.