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Little Gems: Cinema Society’s Short Film Fest rolls back into La Jolla on Jan. 28

the 20-minute sci-fi ‘Orbit Ever After’ has been nominated for a BAFtA (British Academy of Film and television Arts) Award for Best British Short Film

This year’s eight films were chosen from almost 300 screened by Friedenberg and Title, a physicist who is also a short-film collector.

Two noted authors coming soon to La Jolla

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Two distinguished authors, each with an adapted-to-film novel to their names, will showcase their newest projects at book-signing events in La Jolla.

Trailer for human trafficking film premieres in La Jolla

The Anthony Cohen Project, a task force aimed at ending human trafficking, held a fund-raising gala Oct. 28 at La Jolla’s Ferrari of San Diego dealership.

Film fest boosts its La Jolla screenings with move to ArcLight

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Following last year’s successful run at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego on Prospect Street, the San Diego Film Festival (SDFF) is increasing its La Jolla film screenings fourfold at ArcLight Cinemas in the UTC Westfield Mall.

AMC La Jolla opens with upgrades

Recliner seats are among the new features at AMC Theatres La Jolla 12 following a major renovation.

AMC Theatres La Jolla 12, at 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive, is striving to become the best way to experience a movie in San Diego. Every seat in the theater is now a recliner, and AMC removed some seating in each auditorium to allow guests more space to recline or stretch their legs.

ArcLight in La Jolla to screen film credited with spreading reggae worldwide, Sept. 4-5


ArcLight Cinemas in La Jolla will hold a 40th anniversary screening of the cult classic, “The Harder They Come,” 8 p.m. Sept. 4-5.

Modern-day Mel Blanc to embrace the sick and twisted at Spike & Mike’s Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation in La Jolla


What do the Red M&M, the Cheerios Honey Bee, Dr. Zoidberg from Futurama, Elmer Fudd, and Ren and Stimpy have in common? They are some of the many characters voiced by Billy West, who will make a guest appearance during the 20th annual Spike & Mike Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation, Aug. 24-Nov. 23, at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla.

‘Sideways’ author donates personal papers to UC San Diego

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A small exhibition from the Pickett archive will be displayed at Geisel Library through Aug. 30.

Jimi Hendrix film to screen at La Jolla museum’s Shore Thing night

La Jollan Melinda Merryweather, pictured here at the time of the filming, can be seen in ‘Rainbow Bridge.’

For one night only, July 18, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego will screen the rarely-seen 1972 Jimi Hendrix film, “Rainbow Bridge,” as part of its Shore Thing summer program at 700 Prospect St. in La Jolla.

Documentary on La Jolla actor Cliff Robertson underway

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To help fund the documentary, Thompson kicked off a campaign on the crowd-funding website,

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