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"A magnetic north for any Cinephiliac"

- Lana and Andy Wachowski (The Matrix / V For Vendetta / Cloud Atlas)


Lars von Trier, Harmony Korine, Giuseppe Tornatore, Kenneth Anger at IFS Film Fest.
"Nymphomaniac (Complete Cut)" with Charlotte Gainsbourg, Shia LaBeouf, Uma Thurman, Christian Slater, Willem Dafoe, and Udo Kier, "Spring Breakers" Harmony Korine's latest with James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Gucci Mane, and "Hidden In The Woods" the Chilean horror sensation, screen alongside the best new and independent films at IFS Film Fest.

The stars come out to the IFS Film Festival in Beverly Hills.
Celebrities involved in this seasons IFS festival films include: Lars von Trier, Harmony Korine,Teri Polo, Kenneth Anger, Curtis Armstrong, Amber Tamblyn, Illeana Douglas, Tom Sizemore, Campbell Scott, David Cross, Kevin Corrigan, James Earl Jones, Lauren Holly, Maz Jobrani, Jim Jefferies, Catherine McCormack, Dakota Blue Richards, Wilford Brimley, Jane Wiedlin, Mackenzie Astin, Ed Asner, Gary Busey, C. Thomas Howell, A. Martinez, David Graf, Kenny Loggins, Lana and Andy Wachowski, Doug Jones and more!

Nobutaka Yamaoka Retrospective
IFS Monthly Showcases are proud to exhibit our major retrospective of 7 feature films from brilliant Japanese director Nobutaka Yamaoka. These films will be shown as individual as part of the IFS Monthly Showcase. These philosophical Sci-Fi masterpieces otherwise unavailable with English subtitles anywhere in the world.

Tickets for screenings will go on sale at the Laemmle Beverly Hills Music Hall box office & Eventbrite about a month prior to the IFS Film Festival. Check back here for more info.

The IFS Film Festival looks to be another tremendous event this year. Submit to the IFS Showcases & IFS Screening Event season.

Independent Film Screening Events

IFS promotes independent filmmaking with IFS Film Screening Events at our Screening Rooms and other Los Angeles venues. IFS also supports film events by local cinema groups, including: Laemmles, Artsploitation, & Belevarado Studios New Curators Program.

Check out our IFS Monthly Film Showcase page to see upcoming events from IFS and our friends:

Featured Upcoming Independent Film Showcases

Nov 29th Gozu 9:00 pm
Nov 29th Heavy Traffic 11:00 pm
Dec 5th Triplefisher 9:00 pm
Dec 6th Rankin/Bass Tribute 7:00 pm
Dec 6th Halfway House 9:00 pm
Dec 12th Ed D. Wood Jr. Tribute 7:00 pm
Dec 12th Island Of The Damned 11:00 pm
Dec 20th Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence 9:00 pm
Jan 23rd Monte Walsh 7:00 pm
Feb 28th White Zombie 7:00 pm

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Nobu Yamaoka Retrospective at the Independent Filmmakers Showcase

Jan 9th Fix 10:00 pm
Jan 23rd Children Who Wont Die 10:00 pm
Feb 21st Planet Megadolce 9:00 pm
Mar 6th Pig's Inferno 9:00 pm
Apr 5th Pickled Punk 11:00 pm
Apr 12th Zeki, Florian, & Kelly! 9:00 pm
May 2nd Pig's Inferno 11:00 pm

Get your tickets for the upcoming IFS Monthly Showcases

Student Filmmakers Showcase

Monthly film screenings & reception for the best in student filmmaking.

Dec 17th Short Works - Cal Arts Various 10:00 pm
Feb 22nd New Film Spotlight Dir. Trenton Willey 10:00 pm

Get your tickets for upcoming Student Showcases

IFS Lecture Series

Independent Filmmakers & Distributors talk about how to get your film made and seen in our Independent Filmmaking Lecture Series.

Jan 30th Les Vampires Lecture Forum   10:00 pm
Mar 24th Breakfast at Tiffany's   10:00 pm

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IFS Screenplay Competition

The IFS is committed to the discovery and growth of new talent in every aspect of filmmaking. Submit your screenplay or teleplay today to the Independent Filmmakers Showcase Screenplay Competition and have your script read by current and former entertainment journalists and industry professionals. Coverage and Analysis available.

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