LACMA will present a free screening of Op-Docs: Race in America on Monday, July 13, 2015 at7:30 pm. Copresented by The New York Times Film Club, it will include a conversation with The New York Times Op-Docs Filmmakers. The film “Verbatim; The Ferguson Case” has Culver City actress Janine DeZarn (pictured left) in a featured role.
View a selection of short opinionated documentaries from the award-winning New York Times Op-Docs series, all connected to a compelling central theme: “Race in America.” They include Stanley Nelson and Laurens Grant’s The Black Panthers Revisited and the world premiere of a dramatic re-creation of grand jury testimony after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. A panel discussion with the filmmakers and Op-Docs coordinating producer Kathleen Lingo will follow, moderated by Elvis Mitchell, Curator, Film Independent at LACMA.
The Black Panthers Revisited
Directed by Stanley Nelson and Laurens Grant
A Conversation With My Black Son
Directed by Geeta Gandbhir and Blair Foster
A Conversation About Growing Up Black
Directed by Peri Paltz and Joe Brewster
No Guns For Christmas
Directed by Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar
Verbatim: The Ferguson Case
Directed by Brett Weiner
In conjunction with Film Independent at LACMA.
LACMA, Bing Theater
Film Independent, LACMA Film Club, and The New York Times Film Club members can reserve screening tickets starting at noon on Thursday, June 18. | Screening tickets are free; limit two tickets per membership. | Proof of member status is required to reserve tickets during advance reservation period. | Reserve online.
New York Times Film Club members must RSVP to www.nytfilmclub.com for this screening.
LACMA member and general-admission screening tickets can be reserved starting at noon on Thursday, June 25. | Screening tickets are free; limit two tickets. | Reserve online.
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for the screening can be picked up at LACMA’s Ticket Office, located in the Hammer Building, on the day of the event—as early as 11 am. Tickets are for general, unreserved Bing Theater seating. Ticketed guests must be in their Bing Theater seat 15 minutes prior to the advertised start time or seat(s) may be released. Reservations do not guarantee entry, even with a ticket in hand. Entry is first come, first served, so please arrive early. Program and guest participation subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. Tickets are nontransferable and can only be picked up by the individual who purchased or reserved them.