Last Remaining Seats
Los Tallos Amargos
Co-Presentation with the Los Angeles Conservancy’s Last Remaining Seats Summer Series
Million Dollar Theatre
307 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013
8 June 2019 | 2pm
About Last Remaining Seats | 2019:
Los tallos amargos is a noir tale of paranoia, shot in stark expressionist images. The film received the Argentine Film Critics Association Award for Best Picture, and cemented the career of its director, Fernando Ayala, who is now considered one of the most admired filmmakers of his generation.
Anfitrión: Guido Segal (Guionista y Critico de Cena)
Invitado Especial: Alan Rode (Escritor y Director de la Film Noir Foundation)
The UCLA Film & Television Archive restored the film in a 35mm format, with funding provided by the Film Noir Foundation and Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Charitable Trust.
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2019 LACLA Student Film Festival
Thank you to everyone who made the 12th Annual Student Film Festival Possible!
Check out the 2019 film program below.
May 26, 2019
LACLA hosted its 12th Annual Student Film Festival at the Luckman Intimate Theatre on the campus of CSU, Los Angeles 5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90032.
Best Narrative - Susie Morales, Jasmine Rodriguez-Arillano, Lina Saleh for Whistle
Best Documentary - Theresa Lizarraga for The Body Image
Most Creative - Alexis Palacios for Mental
Student Winner Prize:
Smartphone Gimbal Stabilizer
Check out photos from the event on Flickr.
Watch the 2019 student films!
Special Guest and Judge:
Director, Rudik Osorio
During his time at UCLA’s Film & Television MFA Directing program, Rudik directed Doubleblind, the first pilot ever produced in an academic setting. He has premiered his dramatic 4-episode webseries So Far So Good about a working-class young man, Bernie, who does his best to make it through everyday life, and it premiered at the Pasadena International Film Festival. He has worked an Assistant Editor on The Unafraid, a documentary about undocumented students in the state of Georgia, directed and produced by Anayansi Prado and Heather Courtney. He’ currently working on a web docu-series BIVA Sessions, where he profiles Los Angeles based artists.
Community artivist, Angela Lucia Flores, is based in Los Angeles utilizing art as a tool for transformative social change to empower her community. She’s worked at the autonomous space The Eastside Café in El Sereno for over 15 years, co-facilitating free programming and events. With a BA in screenwriting from CSUN she's been a participant in several plays, film screenings and Social media collectives. She graduated from USC for the Arts in Leadership Masters Program under the Thornton School of Music in 2016.
Laura Sofía Pérez
Laura Sofía Pérez (b. 1989, San Juan, Puerto Rico) is a multidisciplinary artist who works in the realms of video, installation, and sound. She received her MFA in Film/Video from California Institute of the Arts and her BFA in Fine Arts from Parsons: The New School for Design. Her work has been screened and exhibited in San Juan, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and Buenos Aires. Exhibitions include "Santurce es Ley," San Juan, Puerto Rico (2011), "WIMMIN," Glasshouse, Brooklyn, NY (2013), "Without a Song," Fundación ACE, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2014), "No Limits Within," California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA (2017), and "Homeless," Miami, FL (2017). She was a SUB30 artist in residence at Fundación ACE, Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2014. She has worked on video projections for theatrical and musical productions by director Natalia Lassalle-Morillo and composers Chris Ryan Williams and Samora Pinderhughes. She has designed sound for various award winning animated shorts by her CalArts colleagues, including "Las del diente" by Ana Pérez López, which screened this year in SXSW and ArcLight Hollywood as part of the 2019 Slamdance Film Festival. Her installations often speak on ideas of deterritorialization and the air of melancholy that arises from displacement.
College and Media Arts Program Fair Participants:
CSUN Cinema and TV Arts Department
California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA)
Cassandra Gonzalez, Financial and Scholarship Advisor