Lit Cine


Lit Crawl L.A. presents Lit Cine

a celebration of the intersection of L.A. literature and cinema

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Thanks To Everyone Who Came To Banned Books Week!

September 30, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.

Laemmle NoHo 7

5240 Lankershim Bl., North Hollywood  91601

Fahrenheit 451: Enjoy this American classic, based on Ray Bradbury’s seminal novel, followed by an exploration of At What Temperature Does A Kindle Burn?, censorship and access in the digital age.  Readings by Cecil Castellucci, Harry Northup and Beyond Baroque Director, Richard Modiano, moderated by First Amendment scholar and writer, Elizabeth Blakey (CSUN).

 For an additional donation, your VIP ticket includes movie & pre-screening Happy Hour and book signing with panelists at 6:30 pm at The Eclectic patio, 5161 Lankershim Blvd., 3 blocks south of the Laemmle NoHo 7.  Pop-up book store hosted by Blastoff Comics and Books. 



T VAZane Grey’s The Vanishing American

60th Anniversary Screening

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 7:30 PM

Thank you to all for coming out to a very special screening of The Vanishing American, and many thanks, as well, to our thoughtful guest speakers! 



James Fenelon


Larry Smith


Melanie Jeffrey














D in a BD20th Anniversary Screening

Thanks to all who came out to the Laemmle Royal for the 20th Anniversary of Devil In A Blue Dress, including director/ writer Carl Franklin!


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Director/Screenwriter Carl Franklin, with noir novelists Lisa Teasley, Jervey Tervalon, and Gary Phillips




A portion of your ticket purchase will support Lit Crawl L.A., a free to the public, grassroots literary festival, returning to the NoHo Arts District Wednesday October 21, 2015, as a free-to-the-public evening of 40 presenters including readings series, lit journals, performance groups, local presses and more at 35+ locations in the NoHo Arts District.

Laemmle Theatres are synonymous with great independent, foreign, and art house cinema.  In over 75 years of operation, Laemmle has been guided by a commitment to exhibit “quality film without regard to genre or provenance”.  Laemmle theaters serve over a million film patrons each year from seven locations in the greater Los Angeles region including Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Pasadena, and Claremont.  Events, like the Lit Cine screening series, reflect Laemmle’s commitment to being an artistic resource and gathering place for the entire Los Angeles community.

Past Events

60th Anniversary Screening of The Vanishing American 20th Anniversary Screening of Devil In A Blue Dress