Indie Films October 28 - November 3


            Little Sister. Comedy . Directed by Zach Clark. Written by Clark and Melodie Sisk. Produced by Clark, Sisk and Daryl Pittman. From Forager Films. (Color, 2016, USA, 91 minutes, not rated) Starring Addison Timlin, Ally Sheedy, Barbara Crampton, Keith Poulson, Peter Hedges, Kristin Slaysman. Young nun Colleen is avoiding all contact from her family. Returning to her childhood home in Asheville NC, she finds her old room exactly how she left it: painted black and covered in goth/metal posters.

            "One of the great recent political films."---The New Yorker

            The Windmill. Horror. Directed by Nick Jongerius. Written by Jongerius, Chris W. Mitchell, Suzy Quid. Produced by Jongerius, Eric Brenner, Daniel Koefoed, Guirec van Slingelandt. From XLrator Media. (Color, 2016, Netherlands, 85 minutes, not rated) Starring Noah Taylor, Charlotte Beaumont, Patrick Baladi, Ben Batt, Fiona Hampton and Adam Thomas Wright. Jennifer is an Australian girl on the run from her past who washes up in Amsterdam. In a desperate attempt to stay one step ahead of the authorities, she joins a coach-load of tourists embarking on a tour of Holland's world famous windmills. When the bus breaks down in the middle of nowhere, she and the other tourists are forced to seek shelter in a disused shed beside a sinister windmill where, legend has it, a Devil-worshiping miller once ground the bones of locals instead of grain. As members of the group start to disappear, Jennifer learns that they all have something in common - a shared secret that seems to mark them all for doom.

            "Some genuinely good gore and scares."----Horror Talk

            Shangri-La Suite. Crime/Romance.  Directed by Eddie O'Keefe. Written by O'Keefe and Chris Hutton. Produced by Tariq Merhab, Matthew Perniciaro, Michael Sherman. From Anonymous Content. (Color, 2016, USA, 90 minutes, not rated) Starring Emily Browning, Ashley Greene, Luke Grimes, Avan Jogla, Ron Livingston and Alyvia Alyn Lind. Two young damaged lovers head to Los Angeles to kill the King of Rock n'Roll in the summer of 1974.

            Jack's Apocalypse.Fantasy/Sci-Fi. Directed by Will James Moore. Written by Moore, Jonathan Case, John Michael Meassells and Brad Montesi. Produced by Matthew T. Johnston, Joe McCann, Stanley Moore, Anthony Pedone et al. From Indie Rights. (Color, 2016, USA, 80 minutes, not rated) Starring David Maldonado, Jamie Tisdale, Tishuan Scott, Nick Stevenson, Grover Coulson and Walter Womack. After losing his family Jack Coleman settles into addiction and his life quickly spirals out of control. When Jack's brother, a colonel in the Air Force, appears unexpectedly tasking Jack with keeping his wife and daughter alive during the impending apocalypse, Jack's forced to reckon with his addiction

            Winner- Austin Film Festival

October 28- November 3, 2016. Admission: $13 each feature. Contact venue for show times.

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.

Posted By Phil Sokoloff on October 11, 2016 04:28 pm | Permalink