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UCLA Festival of Preservation

"... no other movie festival comes close to it in the magnificent breadth of neglected but compelling American film material it puts on display." – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles TimesRead more  >

The Archive showcases its latest restoration projects at the biennial UCLA Festival of Preservation.  The 2015 festival will take place March 5 - 30.  All screenings will be held at the Billy Wilder Theater.


Tickets to individual Festival screenings are available online and at the box office.  Admission to the festival is free for current UCLA students with valid I.D. 
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Festival Pass

Passes have sold out.  Passes that have already been purchased online may be picked up at the Billy Wilder Theater during normal box office hours (beginning one hour before any Archive screening).

Pass Policies

Pass holders may use the "VIP Guest and Pass Holders" line at the box office when picking up tickets.

Tickets are required for all screenings.  Pass holders may receive one ticket per screening, and the ticket must be picked up at the box office at least 15 minutes prior to each show.

Pass does not guarantee the holder a ticket to any screening, although a limited number of tickets for each screening will be reserved for pass holder use.

Pass may only be used to pick up tickets for shows on the same day and may not be used to pick up advance tickets to any show.

Passes are non-transferable and non-refundable.  ID will be checked at the box office when the pass is presented.

There will be a $5 charge for replacement of a lost pass.


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