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Film Schedules

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Warner Grand Theatre (WGT)             


478 W. 6th St., historic downtown San Pedro, California - the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) A Facility of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA)
Program Schedule (Subject to change without notice)
Box Office opens one hour before program


Program Schedule  (Subject to change without notice)

Box Office opens one hour before program - cash only

Thurs. March 12 ~ Program A ~ 10:30 am (Doors open 9:45 am) “Read the Book, See the Movie” (RBSM) 

Education Outreach Culmination Program - Admission is FREE (public seating as available)

Featuring the novel The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett & 35 mm film The Secret Garden

(USA, MGM, 1949, 92 min. ~ not rated though G is applicable ~ Dir. Fred M. Wilcox)

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Fri. March 13 ~ Program B ~ 7 pm (Doors open 6:30 pm) ~ Opening Night  

Presenting Sponsor Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn, District 4

Benefactor Sponsor Council District 15

Cinema Paradiso (original title Nuovo Cinema Paradiso) Celebrates “Little Italy” in SP

(Italy/France ~ 1988, 155 min. ~ Dir. Giuseppe Tornatore)

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Sat. March 14

Program C ~ 12 noon (Doors open 11:30 am)  

NewFilmmakers LA (NFMLA) On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project

(U.S.A., 2019, 26 short films, 93 min., not rated.)                           

Finalists of community engagement program ~ Conversation and Q & A after screening with filmmakers


Program D ~ 7 pm (Doors open 6:30 pm) Hollywood Nostalgia Tribute (HNT)  

GREASE is the word ~ in 35mm ~ ♫ Audience invited to sing along ♫

(USA, Paramount Pictures, Robert Stigwood Organization (RSO), Allan Carr Productions, 1978,110 min. ~ PG13 ~ Dir. Randall Kleiser)

(Advisory: Film is rated PG13, though some mature content and language).

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Sun. March 15 ~ “DocSunday”

POLA Premieres include themes of Environmental and Cultural Awareness & Social Justice

Presenting Sponsor Rancho LPG Holdings, LLC

Program E  ~ 1 pm (Doors open 12:30 pm)

1:10 pm On the Waterfront (short documentary)

Environmental approach to waterfront development.(U.S.A., Sustainable Waterfronts, 12 min. ~ Dir. Tim Persinko)


 1:30 pm Artifishal (feature documentary)

A look at the challenges ecologists and conservationists face in the lucrative salmon-hatchery industry

(U.S.A., Patagonia, 2019, 75 min. ~ Dir.Josh “Bones” Murphy)

In-kind Sponsors Cabrillo Marine Aquarium( CMA) & Los Angeles Maritime Museum (LAMM)

Conversation and Q&A after screening; participants to be confirmed


Program F ~ 4 pm (Doors open 3:30 pm ~ Los Angeles Chapter Gospel Music Workshop singing

Presenting Sponsor Supervisor Janice Hahn

Say Amen, Somebody (4:30 pm)

Documentary about American gospel music scene, focusing on movement's pioneering forces

(USA,1982, GTN/United Artists Classics, 100 min.~ G ~ Dir. George T. Nierenberg)

Re-released in 2019 by Milestone Films

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