On Saturday, March 10, the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art is offering a unique opportunity to glimpse into the future of film. LACMA’s Muse will be showcasing short films from seven emerging young directors, and the screenings will be followed by a panel Q & A with the featured talent and industry experts for discussion of the elaborate process of filmmaking.
The audience will have a chance to get involved in the action by voting for their favorite film, and their vote along with the panel’s will determine the recipient of the Art of Film Award.
The program will be followed by a reception at 5900 Wilshire Blvd. that includes complimentary cocktails, snacks and music, where attendees will have a chance to mix and mingle with the directors.
This year’s films:
A Sushi Story, directed by Mike Blaney
Contra El Mar/Against The Sea, directed by Richard Parkin
In Captivity, directed by Michael Koerbel
Snow, directed by Isaac Ergas
The Last Rites, directed by Namina Forna
Thembi's Diary, directed by Jisoo Kim
To Rest In Peace, directed by Fawaz Al-Matrouk
The event is being held at the Bing Theater at LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. Tickets: $20 Muse members; $25 LACMA Film Club; $30 general public. Admission includes screenings, reception with complimentary drinks, and parking. Order tickets at (323) 857-6010 or to purchase online and for more information: http://www.lacma.org/youngdirectorsnight2012.