Cinema / Theater

Conor McPherson’s "The Weir" has been extended through September 15th. It takes place in a remote country pub in Ireland, where newcomer Valerie arrives and becomes spellbound by an evening of ghostly stories told by the local bachelors who drink there.

About racism, nationalism, sexism, and materialism, check out a screening of the filmed conversation of Tibet scholar Robert Thurman and analyst Jane Selinske on Monday, September 2nd.  Said Thurman, “We have not yet made peace with a land we took by force and have only partly paid for.” 

In the private crisis of 1910 bohemians, each struggling to live creatively in a restrained world, the play, opening September 14th, confronts enduring double standards, the barriers to transcending social mores, the compromises faced by the artistically ambitious, and the torment of ideal love residing in human hearts.

To commemorate the bones of Richard III being found in an English parking lot, The Drilling Company will present Shakespeare's tragedy of the crook-back king through August 16th

On Wednesday, August 7th, come see the screening of ‘The Prince of Tides’, starring Barbra Streisand, Nick Nolte, and Blythe Danner. It’s about a troubled man talks to his sister’s psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.

In its fifth year, the Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival has turned to Imazighen of Boston and New York for the presentation of the 2013 Amazigh Film Festival. This year, on August 10th, we selected some of the newest and most interesting Amazigh documentaries and film available with English narration or sub-titles.

The Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation presents the 25th anniversary of Free Summer theatre beginning on July 15th. The Civil War is the story of people from different backgrounds fighting for the future of the nation - both sides believing they are fighting for freedom

Thicker Than Water Short Play Festival, playing through July 17th (see website for selected dates), is a series of funny and moving vignettes addressing the ups and downs of family life

False Solution is the third play by Oren Safdie set in the world of architecture. It tells the story of a famous architect who’s just won a competition to design a Holocaust museum, and his encounter with a young intern that throws everything into question.  Through June 30th.

Directed by Craig Griffin, Uncharted Waters, playing on June 27th at Village East Cinema, is a feature length documentary about legendary Australian surfer Wayne Lynch. It traces his upbringing in the seaside town of Lorne on Victoria's south western coast and his turbulent experiences as a 'conscientious objector' on the run from conscription and the Vietnam War.

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