The 20th edition of the downtown festival includes movies about love, war, crime, music and baseball
William Friedkin is named LAFF guest artistic director, Danny Elfman, Michael Voltaggio and Raphael Saadiq artists-in-residence; "Breaking Bad" to be saluted as well
"It's not 'Pineapple Express,'" warns actor-director Franco when he introduces his Hart Crane biopic
Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Ryan Gosling, Richard Linklater, Matthew McConaughey add the requisite star power to the downtown L.A. Film Festival
Festival, which had its opening night both disrupted and buoyed by Game 7 of the NBA Finals at Staples last year, returns downtown
Stars turn out for parties related to Los Angeles Film Festival and E3 in downtown Los Angeles.
The film festival kicks off across the street from the deciding Lakers/Celtics game, and the LAPD is ready
From elephants to "Knight Rider" to Levon Helm -- and, of course, there's always "Twilight: Eclipse"
Festival heads to Northern California's Skywalker Ranch for "restorative" pre-festival filmmakers retreat
It's not easy programming a festival in the movie industry's back yard, but LAFF organizers are clear about what they want
First-time program lets AMPAS voters choose from dramatic, documentary and international films