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MCASD to screen Warhol’s lost La Jolla surf film

Andy Warhol

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

miss-rep-film

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.

Cinema Society hosts Evening of Award-Winning Short Films in La Jolla on Jan. 29

'The Basketball Game,' Canada

For the past 15 years, MCASD’s Sherwood Auditorium has been the site of the Cinema Society’s popular Evening of Award-Winning Short Films. This year, on Tuesday, Jan. 29, they will be screening nine films from seven different countries.

AMC La Jolla upgrades seating, concessions for New Year

The AMC Theater La Jolla is getting upgrades to its seating, concessions and projectors. Patrons can preview the seats being installed to every screening room in the theater. Ashley Mackin

La Jolla’s AMC Theater is getting an upgrade, with renovations already in the works. Hoping to make the theater more “upscale,” manager Jesse Dancy-Weathers said some of the improvements include replacing all seats with leather recliners, a new concession area and installing new digital projectors.

Two films about autism to screen in La Jolla on Jan. 19 at Sherwood Auditorium

Wesley Metcalfe and Mully are co-stars in the film, ‘With Me.’ Courtesy

Two short films about the lives of autistic children will be shown at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 in Sherwood Auditorium at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect St. in La Jolla.

ArcLight Cinemas opens 14-screen theater at Westfield UTC mall

Arclight cinemas is now open at the Westfield UTc shopping center. Ashley Mackin

La Jolla’s Westfield mall at University Towne Center (UTC) is the new home of ArcLight Cinemas, a luxury movie theater with a few amenities not found in many theaters. It is also the first ArcLight theater outside of Los Angeles County, and the fifth overall.

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