If you’ve been looking to up your film knowledge, this is for you. Skirball Cultural Center is gifting one of our readers a VIP pass that allows you to watch every film they show through the year for free. Screenings of classics like “Field of Dreams” to modern cult favorite “Lost in Translation” show throughout the year, creating a catalog of must-sees curated by the masters.
What do you have to look forward to if you score? The annual Latin Jewish Life in Film series, An outdoor screening series all based around baseball films and the Social Impact Media Awards to name a few.
Sign up for your chance to verse yourself in the world of cinema by emailing [email protected]irball.org with the subject line “LA Canvas.”
And whether you strike luck or not, make sure not to miss this classic upcoming event:
Friday, April 8, 9:00 p.m.*
Revisit this coming-of-age cult classic! In the summer of 1962, awkward fifth-grader Scotty Smalls moves to a new town with his folks. When the captain of a neighborhood baseball team recruits Scotty to play with them, the young boys enjoy wild adventures, first kisses, and fearsome confrontations with a vicious dog dubbed “The Beast” and its cantankerous owner (James Earl Jones). Directed by David M. Evans. (1993, 101 min. Rated PG.)
*Arrive early to view the exhibitions! Chasing Dreams and The Unauthorized History of Baseball in 100-Odd Paintings will be open from 6:30 p.m. until the screening begins. Screening start time is dependent upon time of sunset.