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December 9: The documentaries of Jessica Yu

Sunday December 9 at 7:00 pm
Los Angeles Filmforum presents:
The Documentaries of Jessica Yu

Jessica Yu is one of the leading documentary filmmakers working in America today. On the opening weekend of her new documentary Protagonist, Filmforum is delighted to look back at Yu’s earlier award-winning documentary work.

Tonight’s screenings:
Sour Death Balls (1993, 5 min., 16mm)
Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O’Brien (1996, 35 min., 16mm)
In the Realms of the Unreal (2004, 81 min., 35mm)

Complete program notes here


November 18: Trumpetistically, Clora Bryant

Sunday November 18 at 7:00 pm
Los Angeles Filmforum presents:
Trumpetistically, Clora Bryant and more Jazz Films

In association with the Getty Research Institute’s Côte à Côte: Art and Jazz in France and California, at which Clora Bryant will be appearing. We’re delighted to host this portrait of the musician Clora Bryant, an essential player in the jazz scene of Los Angeles. We will have other short jazz films of California or French musicians as well, titles to be announced. Zeinabu Irene Davis’s new film Trumpetistically, Clora Bryant portrays the life and work of “trumpetiste” Clora Bryant, a largely unrecognized force in the Los Angeles and Central Avenue jazz scenes. Complete program description here