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Pencil This In: Fetish Film, Mickey Rourke (but not at the same time)

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Here’s a sampling of what's happening around town tonight. You want other things to do this weekend? Then check out the LAist Agenda: December for upcoming events.

FILM: The first Los Angeles Taiwanese Film Festival opens tonight and runs through Sunday at UCLA. It features nine films and documentaries rarely seen by LA audiences. The screenings are free and open to the public. On tap tonight: “Taiwanese Films Now” – the opening wine and hors d'oeuvres reception from 7-8:30 pm. At 8:30 the film Chocolate Rap is screened.

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ARONOFSKY FILM: LACMA hosts director Darren Aronofsky tonight, beginning with a 7:30 pm screening of The Wrestler with Mickey Rourke. He stars as Randy "The Ram" Robinson, a has-been wrestler who’s now down on his luck and estranged from his daughter. A heart attack forces him to face his lonely life and relationships.