The L.A. Times is expanding its events for movie lovers with a new, free Indie Focus Screening Series at the Laemmle
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For more than three years, Mark has been writing the Indie Focus feature for The Times, highlighting indie, foreign and documentary films that often might otherwise pass readers by. With the launch of the monthly Indie Focus Screening Series hosted by Mark, you’ll now have a chance not just to read about these movies but also to see some of them and participate in conversations with the filmmakers who created them.
L.A. offers a wealth of opportunities for seeing new releases and retrospective screenings, and even the most dedicated film fan would be hard-pressed to catch everything worthwhile passing through town. Indie Focus stories aim to help readers navigate through the many options by highlighting some of the best. The Indie Focus Screening Series will allow cinema fans to see these films before they open in general release.
Among those filmmakers who have been featured in the Indie Focus stories are a mix of modern masters and up-and-comers from all over the world, including Olivier Assayas,
In just the last few months, Indie Focus has put the spotlight on daring, dazzling new films from the United States, Canada, France, Greece, Chile and Norway, by a mix of established names such as
Advance tickets for the “Robot & Frank” screening are available today for
Check back on Movies Now for updates on future Indie Focus screenings, which are certain to become an exciting new fixture within L.A.’s vibrant film scene. And for more on "Robot & Frank," check out the trailer below.