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La Jolla filmmaker to premiere TV pilot at L.A. festival

La Jolla filmmaker Kai Collins. Courtesy

La Jolla filmmaker Kai Collins and her writing partner, Deena Adar, will premiere their comedic television pilot “thirty*ish*” at the NewFilmmakers L.A. Film Festival on March 23. It was created through their self-established production company Quiet Duke.

[Exclusive VIDEO] Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ and ‘The Simpsons’ Director Rich Moore draws crowds to Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation in La Jolla

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Sold-out audiences of nearly 500 people at each screening filled the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s Sherwood Auditorium in La Jolla for the 30th anniversary of Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation during the weekend of March 1-2, 2013 in which Rich Moore was the special guest. Moore is the director of Disney’s Oscar-nominated animated film, “Wreck-It Ralph.” He has also directed many popular episodes of “The Simpsons” and “Futurama” during the first few seasons of those shows.

The Children’s School to host special screening of Least Among Saints to benefit Operation Homefront – California

The Children’s School will present a special screening of the film “Least Among Saints,” 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at Digiplex Mission Valley 7 , 7510 Hazard Center Dr. #100, San Diego, to help raise awareness about the challenges veterans face returning from war. The event will also benefit Operation Homefront – California, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors.

Museum of Contemporary Art to screen Andy Warhol’s La Jolla surf film, March 16

A still from ‘San Diego Surf,’ which was shot in La Jolla by Andy Warhol and crew. Courtesy

One of the last films that American Pop artist Andy Warhol had direct involvement with, “San Diego Surf,” will screen at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16 in Sherwood Auditorium at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect St. in La Jolla.

MCASD to screen Warhol’s lost La Jolla surf film

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Archival footage of Warhol making the film by La Jollan Lee Pratt will screen during a pre-film cocktail reception.

Holocaust film to screen in La Jolla

Emmy-Award-winning filmmaker Marian Marzynski will be doing a special advance screening of the first-person narrative of the Holocaust, “Never Forget to Lie,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at La Jolla’s Landmark La Jolla Village Cinemas, 8879 Villa La Jolla Drive.

Anti-sexism documentary to screen at Muirlands Middle School in La Jolla

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Coming on the heels of the uproar in the news over the super sexy commercials and half-time entertainment at this year’s Super Bowl game, the La Jolla Cluster Association will present the 2011 documentary “Miss Representation,” 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 at Muirlands Middle School auditorium, 1056 Nautilus St.

Celebrate International Women’s Day with ‘Girl Rising’ in La Jolla

Barbara Field, Sr. Analyst in Business & Financial Services at UC San Diego, Regional Director of The Op Ed Project and Mentor for The Afghan Women’s Writing Project, is bringing this groundbreaking documentary to La Jolla.

Toon Time: Spike and Mike Festival of Animation returns to La Jolla for 30th anniversary spectacular

A still from ‘The Big Snit,’ written and directed by Richard condie. Courtesy Photos

The Spike and Mike Festival of Animation is back for its 30th year, running Feb. 9 to April 13, at its home in Sherwood Auditorium at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect St. in La Jolla.

Jewish Film Fest to offer La Jolla filmgoers a celebration of New York, diversity

‘Under African Skies,’ a look at the controversy surrounding the making of Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland,’ will open the Jewish Film Fest Feb. 7. Courtesy

With 47 films from 10 countries, San Diego’s 23rd annual Jewish Film Festival (Feb. 7-17) is looking better than ever.

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