Spotlight Archive

Robert Altman: A Retrospective

M*A*S*H (1970)

Friday, April 4 - Sunday, June 29

Featuring restorations by UCLA Film & Television Archive, film and television rarities, and special in-person appearances!

IN PERSON: Michael Altman, Corey Fischer, Elliott Gould, Danford B. Greene, Sally Kellerman, Tom Skerritt, Fred Williamson (4/26); Sally Kellerman (5/3); Dennis Christopher, Paul Dooley, Patricia Resnick (5/11); Philip Baker Hall (5/17); Danford B. Greene (6/15).

Stages: Norman Lloyd and American Television

Norman Lloyd

Friday, April 18 - Sunday, June 8

Join us as we celebrate the remarkable breadth and diversity of actor/producer/director Norman Lloyd's distinguished career.

IN PERSON: Norman Lloyd (4/18).

FREE admission to this series!

UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema

Bending the Rules (2013)

Thursday, April 24 – Wednesday, May 14

The best in contemporary Iranian cinema—with filmmakers on hand to discuss their work.

IN PERSON:  Payman Maadi (4/24); Ali Karim (5/2); Rouhollah Hejazi (5/3) Jamsheed Akrami (5/9). 

Family Flicks: Charlotte's Web (1973)

Charlotte's Web (1973)

Sunday, May 4 @ 11:00 a.m.

Little piglet Wilbur befriends kindly spider Charlotte in this animated adaption of the the beloved barnyard tale.

FREE Admission!

Celebrating Cinefex

Cinefex magazine

Friday, May 16 @ 7:30 p.m.

Join us for this special discussion focusing on the remarkable history of Cinefex magazine, and the art and industry of visual effects.

IN PERSON: Craig Barron, Jody Duncan, Jeffrey A. Okun, Don Shay.

"Another fine mess" you can help restore

Laurel & Hardy

Laurel & Hardy Preservation

It takes a whole community to save our moving image heritage. Join us in preserving Laurel & Hardy for generations to come.

Researched at ARSC

Selected Publications Researched at ARSC

Archive Research and Study Center

Learn more about the reseach being conducted at ARSC and coordinate a visit!

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Pioneering efforts to rescue and preserve

Night of the Hunter (1955)

Dedicated to ensuring that film history is explored and enjoyed

All of the preservation and restoration work done at UCLA is the result of hours of painstaking hard work in collaboration with other archives, movie studios and film laboratories specializing in restoration. Computers and digital means are increasingly used to improve image and sound quality in the preservation process.