Category archives for: Film

Hildy Johnson gets the story and the guy in La Jolla Playhouse production

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Jenn Lyon takes on the role of Hildy, a hardcore newswoman who will stop at nothing to get the story in “His Girl Friday.”

La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events: April 26-May 5: Music, dance, photo/art exhibits, La Jolla Half Marathon, Cinco de Mayo party, historical walking tours and more

Photo by Aaron Goulding

La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events from April 26-May 5, 2013 include music and dance performances, photography and art exhibits, La Jolla Half Marathon, Cinco de Mayo party, La Jolla Symphonny concerts and historical walking tours of La Jolla Village.

Celebrity surfer Lakey Peterson to appear at film screening April 26

Lakey Peterson

Celebrity surfer Lakey Peterson will appear at a free screening of her film “Zero to 100,” 6 p.m., Friday, April 26 at Surf Diva Boutique, 2160 Avenida de la Playa in La Jolla Shores.

Geisel Library to take visitors back in time with films of the La Jolla Cinema League

Scott Paulson, outreach coordinator for the Arts library at uC San Diego’s geisel library, will screen silent films of the la Jolla Cinema league on May 25. Paulson also curates an exhibit about the la Jolla Cinema league that will be on display in May and June. Courtesy of Peter flynn/Geisel library

The screening is in conjunction with an exhibit Paulson curated about the 1920s-era cinema league, which is on display during May and June in the west wing of the library’s lower level.

La Jolla High to screen girls empowerment film

La Jolla High School will host a free screening of “Girl Rising,” a film designed to empower and educate girls through literacy, 6 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in Parker Auditorium, 750 Nautilus St.
Also screening in theaters across San Diego, “Girl Rising” tells the story of eight girls in Asia and Africa enrolled in the female education program of the nonprofit literacy organization, Room to Read.

Spike & Mike adds three more Festival of Animation shows in La Jolla


Due to “overwhelming fan response” (read: sold-out shows) Craig “Spike” Decker has extended the run of Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation 30th Anniversary show at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect St. in La Jolla.

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


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.

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