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KCET Cinema Series
About KCET Cinema Series
Join us at the movies! The KCET Cinema Series screens the best of Hollywood, independent and festival films prior to their release in theaters. Film fans have the unique opportunity to preview the most anticipated films of the season and hear from the on-screen talent and filmmakers during the Q&A. The KCET Cinema Series is hosted by nationally recognized film critic Pete Hammond who offers audience members an in-depth conversation with the film industry’s top talent following each weekly screening.
Recently screened films and talent have included: “The Farewell” with writer/director Lulu Wang, “Pavarotti” with producer Nigel Sinclair, "The Highwaymen" with director John Lee Hancock, "Greta" with Neil Jordan and actor Chloë Grace Moretz , "Green Book" with director Peter Farrelly, "Boy Erased" with director Joel Edgerton, “Crazy Rich Asians” with director Jon M. Chu, “A Star Is Born” with editor Jay Cassidy, “Lady Bird” with Greta Gerwig, “Dean” with Demetri Martin, "Beirut" with Jon Hamm, "Darkest Hour" with Gary Oldman, “Shock and Awe” with Rob Reiner, “The Wife” with Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater, “Wilson” with Laura Dern, “Norman” with Richard Gere.
Don't miss Los Angeles' premiere film series offering audiences the most buzz-worthy films for the past 25 years!
KCET Cinema Series season passes and more information available at:
2019 Winter KCET Cinema Series Schedule
For answers to frequently asked questions, please read our KCET Cinema Series FAQs or call (747) 201- 5238.
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'Ford V Ferrari' has Traction at the Opening Night of the Winter KCET Cinema Series with Director James Mangold
Director James Mangold is an award-winning writer and director known for making sophisticated ensemble films in a wide range of genres.
Following a screening of “The Report,” director Scott Z. Burns and producer Jennifer Fox candidly discuss the difficulties of getting the film made because of the topic.
'The Current War’ brings the Ruthless Race Between Electricity Giants to Life at the 2019 Fall KCET Cinema Series
Following a screening of the Director’s Cut of “The Current War,” Alfonso Gómez-Rejón shares the details of his historic biopic about rivals Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse with KCET Cinema Series host Pete Hammond.
Following a preview screening of the Judy Garland biopic “Judy,” star Renée Zellweger shared her experience portraying the Hollywood legend with KCET Cinema Series host Pete Hammond.