"A magnetic north for any Cinephiliac"

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


The stars come out at IFS Film Festival in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles.
IFS Film Festival premiere events for this year include screenings of the dramatic film A Perfect Day (starring Benicio Del Toro, Tim Robbins and Melanie Thierry), an IFS Retrospective look at the films of Tom Noonan, and event screenings for Atom Egoyan's Remember, Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight, and John Hillcoat's Triple 9.

All of those great film showcases in addition to the premieres of over 160 films representing the best in new and independent filmmaking from all over the world.

IFS honorees and guests include: Martin Landau, Atom Egoyan. Past guests and IFS Honorees have included stars like Malcolm McDowell, Karen Gillan, Eric Bogosian, Eva Longoria, Brandy, Nile Rodgers, Julianne Moore, Fred Willard, Jane Seymour, Danny Trejo, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Illeana Douglas, and David Cronenberg.

Paul Thomas Anderson, Lars von Trier, Harmony Korine, James Franco, Kenneth Anger, Amber Tamblyn, Tom Sizemore, David Cross, Kevin Corrigan, James Earl Jones, Lauren Holly, Doug Jones, Lana and Lilly Wachowski, are only a few of the notable recent IFS Honorees, Award Winners, and festival guests.

Join the fun and check out the IFS Film Festival this summer: May 25 - June 4 2016 in Los Angeles.

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

Tickets for screenings will go on sale April 30th. Check the IFS Program Guide for more information.

Independent Film Screening Events

IFS promotes independent filmmaking with IFS Film Screening Events at our IFS Screening Rooms and at other Los Angeles venues. IFS also supports film screenings and events by local cinema groups, including: Laemmles Theaters & Artsploitation Films.

Check out our IFS Monthly Film Showcase page to see upcoming events in L.A.:

Featured Upcoming Independent Film Showcases

July 10th To Kill A Dragon 9:00pm
July 17th Fool For Love 9:00pm
Aug 14th The Iceman Cometh 9:00pm
Aug 28th The Ruling Class 9:00pm
Sep 4th Sabata 9:00pm
Oct 9th Bengazi 9:00pm
Oct 16th Kid Blue 9:00pm

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Nobu Yamaoka Retrospective at the Independent Filmmakers Showcase in Los Angeles

June 10th Pigs Inferno 11:30pm
June 17th Children Who Won't Die 11:30pm
June 24th Planet Megadolce 11:30 pm
Aug 14th Fix 11:30pm
Aug 28th Zeki, Florian, Kelly 11:30pm

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Student Filmmakers Showcase

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

Aug 17th Short Works - Cal Arts Various 8:00 pm
August 23rd New Film Spotlight Various 8:00 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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