We salute the spiritual home of the movie business with an all-day presentation of Thom Andersen’s mesmerizing, rarely screened 2003 documentary essay Los Angeles Plays Itself. Consisting entirely of clips from other films, Andersen’s cinematic tour map provides a critical analysis of the geography of Los Angeles, its depiction in film, and the impact that the city's starring roles in entertainment have had on its culture and identity. 169 min.
Los Angeles Plays Itself
Friday, December 13, 2019, 10:00 a.m. MoMA
Friday, December 13, 2019, 10:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
MoMA, Floor T2/T1, Theater 1
The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1