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Pencil This In: Friday

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It's a summer Friday night in Los Angeles and there are tons of events -- with and without beer. / Photo by kpe II via LAist's flickr pool.

FILM: The American Cinematheque’s Old Pasadena Film Festival continues tonight with three free screenings tonight. At 7 pm is an Emerging Filmmakers program with shorts and films by students and faculty from the Armory Center for the Arts, Art Center College of Design and Pasadena City College. At 8:30 pm, the Cary Grant-Audrey Hepburn classic Charade screens outdoors at One Colorado Courtyard. And what better film to end the evening with The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on the roof of Schoolhouse Garage on Green Street at 10 pm. For complete festival details, visit: www.oldpasadenafilmfestival.com.

FRENCH FILM: The Aero celebrates the 1960s nouvelle vague with the films of Jean Luc Godard. All you film history buffs, listen up: On the big screen tonight is a double feature of Breathless (A Bout de Soufle) and A Woman is a Woman (Une Femme Est Une Femme). Crack open those textbooks and get ready to discuss the merits of the auteur theory.

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FESTIVAL: The Bicycle Film Festival celebrates the two wheeler through film, art and music world premiere of the musical. Tonight there’s a program of shorts at begins at 7:30 pm and at 9:30 pm is The Six-Day Bicycle Races. All film screenings will be held at the Vine Theatre. $10 plus a $1.24 service fee.