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Classic movies in L.A. this week: ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ ‘The Godfather Part II’…

by Ace Damon
Classic movies in L.A. this week: 'The Wizard of Oz,' 'The Godfather Part II'...

Here is a list of classic movies, film festivals, etc., in Los Angeles, November 3-10:

Willem Dafoe Marathon A four-movie salute to the actor includes the 1986 Oliver Stone drama Vietnam War, "Platoon," Martin Scorsese's 1988 biblical epic "The Last Tentation of Christ," Robert's black-and-white fable. 2019 Eggers "Lighthouse" and Elias Merhige's 2000 thriller "Shadow of the Vampire"; with Dafoe personally. American Cinematheque, Aero Theater, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. Sun, 14:00 Free with RSVP. americancinematheque.com

The Oyster Princess (Die Austernprinzessin) Composer Peter Vermeersch and the Flatland Society provide a live score for a centennial screening of Ernst Lubitsch's silent comedy in 1919 about a spoiled heiress. REDCAT, 631 W. 2nd St., L.A. Wednesday, 8:30 pm US $ 18, US $ 22. (213) 237-2800. redcat.org

Nao Bustamante is DELUSIONAL (on screen) Researching the artist's work in films, videos and performance documentation questions the representation of people of color in today's pop culture scene. REDCAT, 631 W. 2nd St., L.A. Thu., 8:30 pm US $ 12, US $ 15. redcat.org

Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival Four-day show for independent filmmakers, artists and others committed to social justice causes. Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave., Hollywood. Starts Thu; ends next Sunday. $ 10 to $ 60; passes, $ 45, $ 175. ptaff.org

The seven percent solution Excalibur's Nicol Williamson is Sherlock Holmes, Robert Duvall is Watson, Alan Arkin is Sigmund Freud and Laurence Olivier is Holmes Moriarty's enemy at Herbert Ross in 1976, playing Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective. UCLA Hammer Museum, Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood. Fri, 8pm $ 8 to $ 10. cinema.ucla.edu

The Godfather Part II The Corleone family saga continues in Francis Ford Coppola's powerful follow-up in 1974 to his 1972 mafia masterpiece; with Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, John Cazale, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton and Talia Shire. Several theaters. Next Sun, 3 and 7 pm; Also next Tuesday through Wednesday, November 12-13, 7pm $ 12.50. fathomevents.com

The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland is Dorothy, a simple Kansas farm girl swept by a twister and deposited in a magical land, in Victor Fleming's beloved musical fantasy of 1939, based on the writings of L. Frank Baum; presented by the Secret Movie Club. Next Sunday, 10am – 11 to 45 dollars. eventbrite.com


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