Los Angeles Film Festival
The Los Angeles Film Festival takes place June 14-24 at an array of downtown venues. See what’s set to screen this year.
Now in its 18th year, the Los Angeles Times-sponsored festival screens nearly 200 feature films, shorts and music videos, representing more than 30 countries. The North American premiere of Woody Allen’s To Rome With Love, starring Allen, Jesse Eisenberg, Alec Baldwin, Ellen Page and Penélope Cruz, kicks off the festival; the world premiere of Stephen Soderberg’s Magic Mike, starring Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey, closes the event. Among gala screenings is the Steve Carell-Keira Knightley apocalypse comedy Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. The Summer Showcase series offers a look at forthcoming summer movies such as the star-studded documentary About Face. Screenings throughout Los Angeles. 866.345.6337. lafilmfest.com