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DOUBLE FEATURE: BAD BLACK, 2016, & WHO KILLED CAPTAIN ALEX?, 2010
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Address: Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028
Cost: $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members
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Sunday, May 26 – 7:30 PM BEYOND FEST - WAKALIWOOD
Double Feature: BAD BLACK, 2016, AGFA, 60 min. Dir. Nabwana I.G.G. Are you ready for the craziest, most over-the-top action film ever seen ... from Wakaliwood, Uganda?! Bolstered by a love of action movies and a can-do attitude, the country’s most prolific filmmaker and his motley crew go to extraordinary lengths to create the best action movies known to mankind: From carving guns and ammo pouches out of wood to learning kung fu by copying ALL the moves from Bruce Lee films, these men pull out all stops to create wall-to-wall insanity, and the effect is hypnotizing. With almost every action movie trope imaginable - from heists to car chases, exploding helicopters to long bouts of hand-to-hand combat - this is the film that makes you realize how painfully lame Hollywood action films look compared with the wild, vivid and wonderful world of Wakaliwood.
WHO KILLED CAPTAIN ALEX?, 2010, AGFA, 64 min. Dir. Nabwana I.G.G. Welcome to Wakaliwood, Uganda, home of vanguards of DIY commando cinema writer-producer-director Nabwana Isaac Godfrey Geoffrey (IGG) and producer-star Alan Ssali Hofmanis. This crack crew of self-taught filmmakers and martial arts aficionados produce dozens of gonzo action films in the Kampala ghetto with budgets that rarely exceed $200. “WHO KILLED CAPTAIN ALEX? features Ugandan commandos, kung fu, a MIDI version of Seal’s ‘Kiss From a Rose,’ a rambunctious (and sometimes farting) in-film commentary track, and some more supa action. It’s a bat-shit crazy milestone to be honored in the film history books.” - Nick Allen, The Film Stage. Discussion following with BAD BLACK producer Alan Hofmanis and Ebola Hunter (schedule permitting).
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PINK'S HOT DOGS
709 N La Brea Ave Los Angeles, Ca 90038 At Melrose - Only In L.A. Could A Hot Dog Stand Become A Celebrity. Pinks Has Been Serving Up Chili Dogs Since 1939 And People Stand In Line For Them Day And Night. Personally I've Had Better. The Standard Chili
UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE THEATRE
5919 Franklin Avenue, Hollywood, 90028 323.908.8702 - The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Is The Home For All Things Comedy In Los Angeles. We Have Affordable, High Quality Shows Seven Nights A Week. All Shows Are $8, $5 Or Free And All Shows Are All A ....
THE HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM
1660 N. Highland Ave, Hollywood, Ca 90028 In The Historic Max Factor Building (323) 464 7776 - The Hollywood Museum Is Located In The World-Famous Historic Max Factor Building. The Magnificently Restored Hollywood Regency Style Art Deco Landmark Building Is Located In The “Heart Of Hollywood
CATALINA JAZZ CLUB BAR & GRILL
6725 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, Ca 90028 Entrance Is On Mccadden Place 323 466-2210 - Supper Club And Jazz Venue In The Heart Of Hollywood. Full Bar And Menu. They Are Also Open For Lunch Mon-Fri. See Their Website For Current Performance Schedule.
Tours & Excursions
DEARLY DEPARTED - A TRAGICAL HISTORY TOUR
6603 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, Ca 90028 - - Dearly Departed Tours Is A Three Hour Tour Of Hysterical Proportions. 100 Locations Over 35 Miles Of Murder And Mayhem. See Where Hugh Grant Was Busted, And Reenact George Michael's Most Famous Momen ....
RED LINE METRO HOLLYWOOD/VINE STATION
6250 Hollywood Bl. Los Angeles 90038 60 Park/Ride Lot Spaces (Parking Fee) - What's There: Across The Street You'll Find The Pantages Theatre. Walk To Your Left As You Exit The Station To Vine Street. Walk Left On Vine Along The "Walk Of Fame" Toward Sunset Bl. At Sunset And
RED LINE METRO HOLLYWOOD & HIGHLAND
Underneath The Hollywood & Highland Complex At The Corner Of Hollywood & Highland - The Metro Station Is Directly Below The Shopping And Entertainment Complex At Hollywood And Highland Where You Will Find Upscale Shops, Dining, Nightlife And The Kodak Theatre (Home To The Annual Osc ....
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