Indie Films Feb 19-25


            Forsaken. Directed by Jon Cassar. Written by Bard Mirman. Produced by Kevin DeWalt, Gary Howsam, Bill Marks, Josh Miller et al. From Momentum Pictures. Color, 2016, Canada/France, 90 minutes, rated R. Western. Starring Kiefer Sutherland, Donald Sutherland, Demi Moore, Brian Cox, Michael Wincott, Landon Liboiron. An embittered gunslinger attempts to make amends with his estranged father whilst their community is besieged by ruthless land-grabbers.

            "Beautifully directed, nobly photographed."---Evening Standard

            February 19-25, 2016. Fri. at 6:25 and 7:55; Sat. at 6;15 and 7:55; Sun. at 2:30 and 6:00; Mon. at 6:30 and 8:00; Tues. at 7:15 and 8:45; Wed. at 6:30 and 8:10; Thurs. at 7:15 and 10:50.

            The Forbidden Room. Directed by Guy Maddin. Written by Maddin, Kim Morgan, John Ashbery, Robert Kotyk and Evan Johnson. Produced by Maddin, David Christensen, Phoebe Greenberg, Phyllis Laing, et al. From Kino Lorber. Color, 2016, Canada, 130 minutes, not rated. Comedy/Mystery. Starring Charlotte Rampling, Geraldine Chaplin, Udo Kier, Roy Dupuis, Mathieu Amalric and Maria de Medeiros. A submarine crew, a feared pack of forest bandits, a famour surgeon, and a battalion of child soldiers all get more than they bargained for as they wend their way toward progressive ideas on life and love.

            Winner- Toronto Film Critics Association Awards; San Francisco Film Critics Circle; Las Palmas Film Festival; Bildrausch Filmfest Basel.

            "Quite wonderful..."--- Eye For Film

            February 19-25, 2016. Fri. at 9:25, Sat. at 4:15 and 9:35; Sun. at 4:00 and 7:30; Mon. at 9:35; Tues. at 10:15; 9:45; Thurs. at 8:45.

            Hangman. Directed by Adam Mason. Written by Mason and Simon Boyes. Produced by Mason, Boyes, Jeremy Sisto and Mary Church. From Alchemy. Color, 2016, United Kingdom,  85 minutes, not rated. Thriller. Starring Jeremy Sisto, Amy Smart, Kate Ashfield, Ty Simpkins, Ryan Simpkins and Eric Michael Cole. Returning from vacation, the Miller family find their home has been broken into. After cleaning up the mess they continue with their lives, shaking off the feeling of being violated. But little do they know the nightmare has just begun.

            "Convincing and chilling."---Variety

            February 19-21, 2016. Fri. at 11:30 p.m.; Sat. at 11:35; Sun. at 9:30.

Admission: $12 each feature. Information: (323) 306-0676. Online ticketing:

            At Arena Cinema Hollywood, 1625 N. Las Palmas Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028. Discounted parking is available with validation at lots adjacent to the venue and across the street. Arena Cinema is Hollywood's new home for independent films, powered by Voltaire Media.  Ranked among Top 5 Indie Movie Theatres in Los Angeles by CBS2.

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