The UCLA Film and Television Archives has an ongoing series of screenings entitled The Movie That Inspired Me, in which leading filmmakers present films that have influenced their life and art. The Monday April 21st screening will feature the selections of special guest John Lasseter.
Lasseter has selected Dumbo (1941) and a special program of animated shorts for the evening. The archive’s Honorary Chairman and series curator Curtis Hanson will host the program, which will start at 7:30pm in the Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. at Westwood Blvd. (in the courtyard level of the Hammer Museum). Advance tickets are available for $10 at www.cinema.ucla.edu. Tickets are also available at the Billy Wilder Theater box office starting one hour before showtime: $9, general admission; $8 for students, seniors and UCLA Alumni.