November’s Best Showings of Classic Movies in L.A.

Including Q-and-A sessions with Al Pacino and Angela Lansbury

Movies are built into L.A.’s DNA and we’re blessed with plenty of opportunities to see films that go way beyond the typical multiplex fare. If you’re a fan of Hollywood’s Golden Age, quirky cult favorites, or art house and documentary flicks from around the globe, we’ve got you covered with upcoming screenings, talk-backs, and other cinephile experiences you won’t want to miss this guide to the best chances to catch classic movies in L.A.

This list has been curated for us by the movie lovers at Revival Hub L.A., where you can find a day-by-day listing of all the throwback and special screenings in town.  

Sea of Love (1989) / Malice (1993)
November 2 at 7:30pm, Aero Theatre
Discussion between films with Al Pacino and director Harold Becker

The 2018 Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation
November 3 at 3:00pm, REDCAT

At Eternity’s Gate (2018)
November 5 at 7:30pm, LACMA
Post-screening conversation with director Julian Schnabel

The Third Man (1949)
November 7 at 7:30pm, Egyptian Theatre
With live recording of the “Greg Proops Film Club” podcast

Death on the Nile (1978)
November 9 at 7:30pm, Laemmle Ahrya Fine Arts
Post-screening conversation with Angela Lansbury

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
November 10 at midnight, Vista Theatre
Presented on 35mm film by the Secret Movie Club

Dead Souls (2018)
November 11 at 11:30am, Billy Wilder Theater
Post-screening conversation with director Wang Bing

32nd Israel Film Festival at the Skirball
November 13 starting at noon, Skirball Cultural Center

Orlando (1992)
November 14 at 7:00pm, CSUN Cinematheque at the Armer Theater

Leave No Trace (2018) / Winter’s Bone (2010)
November 16 at 7:30pm, Egyptian Theatre
Discussion between films with director Debra Granik, moderated by film critic April Wolfe

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
November 17 at 10:30am, Vista Theatre
Presented on 35mm film by the Secret Movie Club

Richard Linklater’s Before Trilogy (1995-2013)
November 17 at 5:45pm, NeueHouse Hollywood

The Ballad of Shirley Collins (2017)
November 18 at 2:00pm, Zebulon
Live musical performances by Bart Davenport, Miranda Lee Richards, and Christof Certik

Loro (2018)
November 18 at 7:30pm, Aero Theatre

Caniba (2017)
November 19 at 8:00pm, Downtown Independent

Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
November 20 at 7:30pm, ArcLight Sherman Oaks

Lawrence Of Arabia (1962)
November 23, 24, and 25 at 7:30pm, Egyptian Theatre
Projected on 70mm film

Smokey and the Bandit (1977) / The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
November 24 at midnight, Vista Theatre
Burt Reynolds Memorial 35mm Double Feature, presented by the Secret Movie Club

Stanley Kubrick’s Sound Odyssey
November 25 at 2:00pm, Walt Disney Concert Hall

Night Catches Us (2010)
November 28 at 7:00pm, CSUN Cinematheque at the Armer Theater

Caught (1949)
November 29 at 7:30pm, LACMA
Post screening conversation with Karina Longworth about her new book, Seduction: Sex, Lies and Stardom in Howard Hughes’s Hollywood

Sherlock Jr. (1924) / Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
November 30 at 7:30pm, Aero Theatre


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