FREE: Downtown's Walk-In Movie Series

— by Caroline on Crack

In an effort to attract even more business to Downtown L.A. the Downtown Center Business Improvement District is sponsoring its 2nd Annual Walk-In Movie Series. June 23 through August 6 Angelenos are invited to the California Plaza on Grand Avenue to enjoy free screenings of five newish films:

Friday, June 23 at 8pm
** Opens with a DJ set by KCRW’s Tom Schnabel of “Cafe LA.”

**Saturday, June 24 at 8pm
** Documentary about Al Gore’s lifelong commitment to reversing the effects of global climate change. Meet Al Gore, Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora.

**Friday, August 4 at 8pm
** Opens with Moog virtuoso Arlan Schierbaum and dream-funk percussionist Marcus Joseph. There will be a short Q & A with the film’s producer (Ryan Page) and director (Hans Fjellestad) after the screening.

**Saturday, August 5 at 8pm
DANCE CAMERA WEST: New Visions for Dance
**Opens with LA filmmaker/performance artist Mitchell Rose who will engage the audience with a series of interactive crowd pieces. Called the dance world’s Woody Allen by The New York Times, Rose is a graduate of the American Film Institute whose films have won numerous awards at film festivals, including the Grand Prize for Short Film at Slamdance.

**Sunday, August 6 at 8pm
** Some of L.A.’s best poets & wordsmiths will open the evening.

Parking: $5 in the California Plaza garage after 5 pm on weekdays and all day on weekends. Enter from Olive Street.

Info: Call 213-624-2146 or visit

350 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90014