Following Wednesday night's pre-festival screening of "Man of Steel," the
"I'm So Excited!' features cameo appearances by
In a statement when "I'm So Excited!" was announced as the festival's opening night selection, artistic director David Ansen declared: "Pedro Almódovar is the cinematic gift who keeps on giving."
The festival will also feature three gala screenings. On Monday there will be the local premiere of writer-director Ryan Coogler's "Fruitvale Station," which won prizes at the
Thursday, June 20 will see two gala screenings. Filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn again partners with actor
Aside from the films showing in the narrative and documentary competitions, which include many world premieres, the
More information on tickets and showtimes can be found on the festival's website at lafilmfest.com. And for anyone concerned whether the '80s Pointer Sisters song from which the film takes its name -- and which may already be stuck in your head -- the American trailer for "I'm So Excited" puts those fears to rest.
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