Jason Momoa

Beyond Fest blends classics like '2001' and 'Taxi Driver' with new films like 'The Bad Batch' and 'Raw'

Beyond Fest blends classics like '2001' and 'Taxi Driver' with new films like 'The Bad Batch' and 'Raw'

For a certain kind of film fan in Los Angeles, the last month or so has been difficult. As Twitter timelines and Internet headlines have been full of premieres and events at the Midnight Madness section in Toronto and Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, a local genre buff could begin to feel left out.

Beyond Fest is here to take care of that. Starting Friday and running through Oct. 11 at the American Cinematheque in Hollywood, the festival is full of many of those same new movies fans have been hearing about, including 23 West Coast premieres, alongside a program of older titles too.

Among the highlights of this year’s...

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