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LAist Film Calendar: Cinefamily's Crafty, It's Just My Type!

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Quizno's Coming Soon! | Photo courtesy of I Need That Record

The Cinefamily regularly makes movie-going an event, with mega-rare film screenings, musical performances, crazed clip compilations & backyard barbeques. This weekend, the group goes beyond even their usual gusto for those proud souls stitching & hoisting the DIY flag. Thursday, their "Don't Knock The Rock" series features I Need That Record!, a documentary tribute to the independent record store, that mysterious beast that's somehow rising from the ashes of its own immolation (you know, like that French band). The program pairs the film with a panel discussion on the fate of the record store, a bring-your-own-record listening party & record swap - what better way to understand a film than through active participation? Stop off at Amoeba on the way over and snag a dollar LP. It'll be fun.

Cinefamily's craft-stravaganza for Hand Made Nation, a cross-country catalogue of dozens of DIY-ers, is even more lavish. In association with Silverlake craft centers Home Ec. & ReForm School, the Saturday noon show (and Los Angeles premiere) features documentarian Faythe Levine, special "swag bags" for every ticket holder, silk-screening demos & raffles for free craft classes, supplies & film passes. And if that's not enough, there's also a full-on craft fair from 2-6PM. Fair warning - with all that & a bag of chips (I think they have those at concessions), the premiere is a little pricey ($25 - the 7 o'clock show is half the price, sans goodies), but in the spirit of independent collaboration, the craft fair between screenings is free & open to the public.

Full list appears below. See you at the movies!