Here are the Echo Park events this upcoming April!
Screening: Hallowe’en In The Spring: Selections from Gothtober
Thursday, April 4
Join visiting filmmaker and musician Paul Gailiunas for a night of spooky short films created for beloved website www.gothtober.com, and perhaps a scary tune or two. Refreshments will be served. Free event! Everyone welcome!
Workshop: Colour My World – An Introduction to Tinting & Toning
Saturday, April 6
1 – 4 pm
Want to take your 16mm and Super 8 films to a whole new level? This fun afternoon workshop will introduce you to the wonders of tinting and toning, processes that have been used since the silent cinema days to add colour and texture to black and white film. Free event! Everyone welcome!
Screening: A Day In The Sun: Films By The EPFC Co-op
Sunday, April 7
7 – 10 pm
In recognition of their countless hours as the Center’s educators, programmers, projectionists and facilitators, Echo Park Film Center Co-op members—Rick Bahto, Emett Casey, Brenda Contreras, Paolo Davanzo, Andrew Kim, Eve-Lauryn Little Shell LaFountain, Kate Lain, Lisa Marr, Shauna McGarry, Beaux Gest Mingus, Gina Napolitan, Will O’Loughlen, Ellie Parker, Miko Revereza, Chloe Reyes, Cosmo Segurson, Sharmaine Starks, Mike Stoltz, Ariel Teal, and Penelope Uribe-Abee—were commissioned by the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts to make new experimental lens-based works exploring their relationships to Los Angeles. Coming from all walks of life, Co-op members include both experienced and self-taught filmmakers, queer identifying filmmakers, artists of color, art school graduates, and EPFC youth film program alumni. Their films, single and multichannel projections, site-specific installations, itinerant performances, and multimedia and expanded cinema experiments are a unique look at life in the City of Los Angeles. Refreshments will be served. Free event! Everyone welcome!
Workshop: Sketching The Garden
Tuesday, April 9
11 am – 1 pm
Our first international collaboration with Art Club Frome in Somerset, UK! Come on by for some tea, pastries and a morning plein air sketching session at the Moberly Fieldhouse gardens. Free event! Everyone welcome!
Screening: Home Movie Night
Saturday, April 13
7 – 10 pm
An evening of cinema where YOUR family and friends are the stars! Bring your home movies – Super 8, 16mm, VHS, mini-DV or digital file – and we’ll take a walk down memory lane together. Free event! Everyone welcome! There will be cake.
Workshop: Feeling Blue – Introduction to Cyanotypes
Sunday, April 14
1 – 4 pm
Cyanotype is a monochromatic contact process that produces beautiful blue and white images. We’ll use materials from the garden to make unique collages on paper and fabric. Free event! Everyone welcome!
Workshop: We Heart Weed(s)
Saturday, April 20
12 – 5 PM
What better day than 4.20 to celebrate the humble weed? We’ll start with a short walk to identify and forage some local weeds and then use our findings to process the Super 8 footage we shot along the way! Free event! Everyone welcome!