LAist Film Calendar: Echo Party, Dahmer vs. Gacy & Golden Globes Nominees

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For one night only, two juggernauts join together for the ultimate music & movie mixtape. To celebrate the release of DJ/MC/producer/psychedelic-master Edan's latest mixtape Echo Party, Stones Throw Records & Cinefamily unite for Echo Party, the... party! With Edan on the decks, Tom Maharajah (the evil genius behind the Cinefamily's "Mondo..." series) on the eyes, and a special appearance by hip-hop historian Ricky Powell, your mind will be so mashed you'll need a headspin just to start putting it back together again. Bollywood meets breakdancing meets bitchin' beats in this tantalizing sample.

And the blitzkrieg continues! Sunset at midnight - poetic. Dahmer vs. Gacy - poor taste. With their powers combined, the American Cinematheque saves humanity with the ultimate Golden Globe subtitular spectacular! The Aero hosts 2009 nominees Broken Embraces (Spain) & The Maid (Chile), while the Egyptian features 2008 nominee Baader Meinhof Complex for a whopping three nights, as well as four of the 2009-nominated directors (sadly sans Pedro Almodovar) for a totally free, totally awesome discussion panel. Elsewhere, the devious duo of New Beverly & Stuart Gordon unleash 2010's first guestival (and apparently, my first portmanteau) upon the world, while Insomniac Cinema & Mondo Fridays present a devilish dilemma: Cry Baby or Sly, Baby? And what of Hedwig shadowcast/sing-a-long Rainbow Carnage?

Full list appears below. See you at the movies!

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All Week
44 Inch Chest (2009) (Nuart Theatre)
Killing Kasztner: The Jew Who Dealt With Nazis (2008) (Laemmle's Fallbrook 7) (Laemmle's Music Hall 3)
The Last Station (2009) (The Landmark)
The Messenger (2009) (Downtown Independent)
Unbeaten (Laemmle's Town Center 5)

Thursday 1/14
5th Annual Focus on Female Directors (shorts w/ Patricia Cardoso, Robyn Simms and Janet Grillo) (Egyptian Theatre)
The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008) (Egyptian Theatre)
Broken Embraces (2009) (Aero Theatre) (Golden Globe Foreign-Language Nominee Series)
Chuno (Slave Hunter) (free event) (Korean Cultural Center)
Dr. Strangelove (1964) / The Mouse That Roared (1959) (New Beverly Cinema)
Invictus (2009) (Arclight Hollywood) (21+ screening)
It's Complicated (2009) (Arclight Sherman Oaks) (21+ screening)
L.A. Connection Does Reefer Madness (1936) (Laemmle's Royal Theatre)
Open Screen (Echo Park Film Center)
Valentino: The Last Emperor (2009) (free event w/ director Matt Tyrnauer) (Melnitz Movies)

Friday 1/15
The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008) (Egyptian Theatre)
Cliffhanger (1993) (Regency Fairfax) (Insomniac Cinema Midnight Movie)
Cry-Baby (1990) (Art Theatre of Long Beach) (Mondo Fridays)
Dahmer Vs. Gacy (2010) (midnight movie) (Laemmle's Sunset 5)
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001) (Nuart Theatre) (Cine-Insomnia Midnight Movie)
Himalaya: Where the Wind Dwells (2008) / Time Between Dog and Wolf (2005) (w/ Jeon Soo-il) (UCLA Film & Television Archive @ Hammer Museum) (Journeys and Arrivals: The Films of Jeon Soo-il)
IrrÈversible (2002) (midnight screening) (New Beverly Cinema) (Films Selected by Stuart Gordon)
Laurel and Hardy Festival (Old Town Music Hall)
The Maid (2009) (w/ director Sebastian Silva) (Aero Theatre) (Golden Globe Foreign-Language Nominee Series)
Mississippi Mermaid (1969) (LACMA)
Nightmare Alley (1947) / The Swimmer (1968) (New Beverly Cinema) (Films Selected by Stuart Gordon)

Saturday 1/16
The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008) (Egyptian Theatre)
Billy the Kid Trapped (1942) / Jesse James at Bay (1941) (UCLA Film & Television Archive @ Hammer Museum) (Two Western Myths: Billy the Kid and Jesse James)
Crazy Heart (2009) / The Big Lebowski (1998) (w/ Jeff Bridges) (Aero Theatre) (A Tribute to Jeff Bridges)
Dahmer Vs. Gacy (2010) (midnight movie) (Laemmle's Sunset 5)
Edan The DeeJay's Echo Party & Ricky Powell Slideshow (Cinefamily @ Silent Movie Theatre)
Golden Globe Foreign-Language Nominees Panel Discussion (free event) (Egyptian Theatre)
La Danse (2009) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex)
The Last Station (2009) (w/ filmmaker Michael Hoffman at 4:30PM & 7:15PM screenings) (The Landmark)
Laurel and Hardy Festival (Old Town Music Hall)
Love Songs of a Third Grade Teacher (free event) (Downtown Independent)
Marked for Death (1990) (New Beverly Cinema) (New Beverly Midnights)
Me and Orson Welles (2009) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex)
The Messenger (2009) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)
Nightmare Alley (1947) / The Swimmer (1968) (New Beverly Cinema) (Films Selected by Stuart Gordon)
Nine (2009) (w/ special guest) (Egyptian Theatre)
Pierrot le fou (1965) / Stavisky (1974) (LACMA)
Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) (Sins O' The Flesh Midnight Show) (Nuart Theatre)
Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) (Midnight Insanity Midnight Show) (Warner Grand Theatre)
Webisodes on the Big Screen: Strike TV (w/ special guests) (Egyptian Theatre)
With a Girl of Black Soil (2007) (w/ Jeon Soo-il) (UCLA Film & Television Archive @ Hammer Museum) (Journeys and Arrivals: The Films of Jeon Soo-il)

Sunday 1/17
8 1/2 (1963) (Egyptian Theatre)
Journeys from Berlin / 1971 (1979) (w/ Yvonne Rainer) (Los Angeles Filmforum) (Egyptian Theatre) (Yvonne Rainer Retrospective)
La Danse (2009) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex)
Laurel and Hardy Festival (Old Town Music Hall)
Me and Orson Welles (2009) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex)
The Messenger (2009) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)
My Right to Ravage Myself (2003) (UCLA Film & Television Archive @ Hammer Museum) (Journeys and Arrivals: The Films of Jeon Soo-il)
Starman (1984) / The Fisher King (1991) (Aero Theatre) (A Tribute to Jeff Bridges)
True Grit (1969) / Artificial Intelligence: A.I. (2001) (New Beverly Cinema) (Films Selected by Stuart Gordon)

Tune in next week, when our hero makes a valiant effort to calm down. What's that - Jeff Bridges program? WITH EL DUDERINO EN PERSON?! Never mind...

Compiled, as always, by the amazing and diligent Edward Yerke-Robins (and family!)