Summer Night Cinema
The Hammer, KCRW, and the UCLA Film & Television Archive present Summer Night Cinema.
Tuesdays this summer, make a night of it at the Hammer with after hours gallery access, drinks and bar bites at Lulu, and free film screenings. Galleries will be open until the films begin at 7:30 p.m.
Summer Night Cinema is presented by Carla Emil and Rich Silverstein.
Upcoming Films—More To Be Announced!
Summer Night Cinema: "Official Competition"
Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, and Oscar Martínez play a trio of filmmakers who team up—and square off—to create an iconic movie for an impulsive billionaire in order to secure their legacies.
Tue Jun 14 2022 7:30 PM
Summer Night Cinema: "Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song"
A new feature-length doc offers a definitive exploration of Leonard Cohen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn “Hallelujah.”
Tue Jun 21 2022 7:30 PM
Summer Night Cinema: "Summer of Soul"
Questlove's award-winning doc captures The Harlem Cultural Festival in all its glory, including performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, and many more.
Tue Jun 28 2022 7:30 PM
Summer Night Cinema: "Nashville"
Robert Altman's acclaimed satire is a stacked ensemble comedy-drama full of politics and memorable concert performances.
Tue Jul 5 2022 7:30 PM
Summer Night Cinema: "The Last Waltz"
One of the greatest concert films ever made, Martin Scorsese's music documentary captures the farewell performance of the legendary group the Band—with a bevy of famous musician friends—at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom on Thanksgiving, 1976.
Tue Jul 12 2022 7:30 PM
Summer Night Cinema: "The Beatles: Get Back - The Rooftop Concert"
For the first time in its entirety—The Beatles' last live performance as a group, the unforgettable rooftop concert on London's Savile Row. Directed by Peter Jackson.
Tue Jul 19 2022 7:30 PM
Summer Night Cinema: "Bodies Bodies Bodies"
A razor-sharp comedy and slasher-freakout from A24 and director Halina Reijn. Post-screening Q&A with DJ Tyler Boudreaux, director Halina Reijn, and actors Myha’la Herrold, Maria Bakalova, Chase Sui Wonders and Rachel Sennott.
Tue Jul 26 2022 7:30 PM
Summer Night Cinema: "Fanny: The Right to Rock"
This buzzy doc puts the spotlight on the groundbreaking all-women rock group that too few people have ever heard of—tracing their meteoric five-year run and, 50 years later, their reunion.
Tue Aug 2 2022 7:30 PM
Summer Night Cinema: "Wattstax"
This doc captures an all-day concert at the 1972 Watts Summer Festival with performances by Stax Records artists including Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas, The Staples Singers, and more.
Tue Aug 9 2022 7:30 PM