Ford Amphitheatre 2004 Season Film Events & Festivals June 16 - September 3

  Season highlights include: "The Red Shoes" (1948) presented by Dance Camera West in their Ford debut and a Cantiflas Film Festival, featuring the films of the Mexican comedian dubbed "the Mexican Charlie Chaplin" including "Around the World in 80 Days" presented in conjunction with Herbert Siguenza's "Cantiflas" theater production on September 4.

Complete 2004 season information and tickets are available at the bilingual (English/Spanish) Ford web site, www.fordamphitheatre.org or the Ford box office, 323 GO 1-FORD (461-3673).

FILM LISTINGS

WED. JUNE 16 AT 8:00 P.M.
DANCE CAMERA WEST FESTIVAL
A rare chance to see the all-time favorite, The Red Shoes (1948), on the big, outdoor screen. Very special guests introduce this revolutionary film that redefined both dance and cinema. This is the first Ford screening by this month-long citywide film festival.
Tickets: $10

FRI-SUN. JUNE 18-20 AT 8:30 P.M.
THE 2004 IFP LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL
Presenting more than 200 films over 10 days, the Festival is proud to return to the Ford Amphitheatre for a series of outdoor screenings. For program line-up, information and tickets visit:   www .lafilmfest.com or call 866-FILMFEST
Presented by IFP/Los Angeles.
Tickets:  $10 - $20

WED-SUN. JULY 14-17 AT 8:30 P.M. , SUN JULY 18 AT 7:30 PM   
OUTFEST 2004 UNDER THE STARS
A celebration of the joy and power of gay and lesbian filmmaking with five nights of screenings under the stars. Complete OUTFEST schedules available June 1.  July 18 program includes awards presentation plus screening,
For information and ticket purchase CALL 213 480-7065
Tickets:  July 14 - 17 : $12, July 18 : $20

WED-FRI SEPT 1 -3
CANTINFLAS FILM FESTIVAL
In conjunction with the live performance of Herbert Siguenza's Cantinflas theater production (see Theatre, Sept. 4), the Ford Theatre Foundation screens three classic films featuring the Mexican comedian dubbed the "Mexican Charlie Chaplin."
WED. SEPT 1 & THU.. SEPT 2    films and prices TBA
FRI. SEPT 3     Around the World in 80 Days (1956)  Adults $5, children FREE 

Prices for film events range from $5 - $20.

The Ford Amphitheatre season is a program of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and is produced in collaboration with Los Angeles County-based arts organizations. TeleFutura KFTR Channel 46 is television sponsor for the 2004 season.
The Ford Amphitheatre is located at 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, off the 101 Hollywood Freeway across from the Hollywood Bowl and south of Universal Studios. The Ford is disabled accessible. Portable wireless listening devices are available upon request. The Ford offers a number of dining options: a variety of food and beverages is available on site and box dinners for evening events may be ordered in advance. Picnicking is encouraged.
On-site, stacked parking costs $5 per vehicle for evening shows and $3 per vehicle for morning family shows. Satellite parking serviced by FREE shuttles to the Ford is available at
- Universal City Metro Station at Lankershim Blvd. and Campo de Cahuenga in the "kiss and ride" area. Parking is free in the Metro Station lot.
- - Cherokee parking structure at 1718 North Cherokee, just north of Hollywood Blvd., 1.3 miles from the Ford. Parking costs $3 with validation available at the Ford

 
The Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Laura Zucker, Executive Director, provides leadership in cultural services of all disciplines for the largest county in the United States, encompassing 88 municipalities, and provides leadership and staffing to support the regional blueprint for arts education, Arts for All. The Arts Commission, in addition to its grants program that funds more than 250 nonprofit arts organizations annually, funds the largest arts internship program in the country in conjunction with the Getty Trust and programs the John Anson Ford Theatres. The Commission also produces free community programs, including the L.A. Holiday Celebration broadcast nationally and a year-round music program that funds mores than 60 free concerts each year in public sites. The 2003-2004 President of the Arts Commission is Laurel Karabian.
3/12/04                                                                               

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