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Get Out: AFI Filmforum, John Carpenter Double Bill, Food & Wine, Fiesta de Otono, New Works at REDCAT

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Los Angeles Filmforum & AFI FEST: 3 Premieres
Three international movies are screening today at the Egyptian as part of Filmforum/AFI Fest. At 4:30 it's Los Herederos from Mexicao with A Letter to Uncle Boonmee from Thailand and at 7:30 The Anchorage from Sweden. Admission is free, but you have to secure your tickets via AFI. [Ticket info]

A John Carpenter Double Bill
Nostalgic for the 80s? Go back in time with this quirky double bill of John Carpenter films tonight at the New Beverly. At 7:30 it's Big Trouble In Little China (1986) starring Kurt Russell and Kim Cattrall; at 9:30 see They Live (1988) starring Roddy Piper, Keith David, and Meg Foster. $7 cash only for double feature.

Sunday's Session @ the Wine Bar at Palate
Unwind from yesterday's madness with some wine and some delicious food. Head over to Palate Food + Wine in Glendale to hit up their Sunday Session, from 12 noon to 5pm, where in addition to the entire wine bar menu the offer a unique wine flight and a "Single Dish" weekly special. Today's dish: Spiced chicken stew with grits, root vegetables, and sage ($12). And the wine flight is: Chateau de Manissy, Lirac, 2006 Rhone, France; Chateau Le Doyenné, 1er Côtes de Bordeaux, 2005 Bordeaux, France; Mas Neuf, Compostelle, 2007 Costières de Nîmes, France ($12)