Film Series & Festivals


  • LAAF uniquely combines film features, short screenings, networking opportunities, parties, panels, awards and competitions for the animation community – from the newest to the careerist.
  • Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival
    Founded by UCLA students in 1982, Outfest is the leading organization that promotes LGBT equality by creating, sharing and protecting LGBT stories on the screen.
  • The Feel Good Film Festival is a non-profit showcase encouraging the development, production and distribution of short or feature length films with happy endings that make audiences laugh, and that capture the beauty of our world.
  • Nominated as “one of the 25 coolest film festivals in the world” by Filmmaker Magazine, the Topanga Film Festival accepts any genre of short film into competition that challenges conventions with an original voice and point of view.
  • The United Film Festivals (now in Los Angeles, Tulsa, New York, San Francisco, Chicago and London) have developed a rich tradition of screening exceptional independent films and have gained a respectable reputation in only a few years time.



  • An outdoor film series set amid the graves at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
  • LACMA’s film program presents cinema in an artistic and historical context.
  • The only venue in Southern California dedicated exclusively to the ongoing, non-commercial exhibition of independent, experimental, and progressive cinema.
  • Newfilmmakers LA showcases innovative works by emerging filmmakers from around the world and provides a forum where they can have open audience discussions about their projects and connect with industry professionals.
  • A non-profit, viewer-supported cultural organization dedicated exclusively to the public presentation of the Moving Picture in all its forms, ranging from the classics to the outer frontiers of the art form.
  • Screens a wide variety of revival films and hosts avant garde events at The Silent Movie.
  • The UCLA Film & Television Archive is the second largest moving image archive in the United States after the Library of Congress, and the world’s largest university-based media archive.