SMC Conversation "Problematic Movies" at the Los Feliz 3 (Admission is free...

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OUR FIRST SECRET MOVIE CLUB CONVERSATION: Topic “PROBLEMATIC MOVIES”, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2018 10:30am, the Los Feliz 3 Movie Theaters [Admission is free but space is limited. RSVP below]

We’ll be hosting our first ever dialogue.conversation on Saturday, November 25, 2018 @ 10:30am at the Los Feliz 3 Theaters (just a few blocks from our regular venue, the Vista). We will be discussing “Problematic Movies”. We’ll debate and discuss how we should treat and view once-beloved movies that have become “problematic” due to the moviemaker’s personal life, evolving views of race and gender, newly discovered controversies surrounding the making of the movie, among other aspects.

Everyone is invited to come contribute. We want your perspective, experience, and thoughts. Secret Movie Club wants to engage with the tough questions facing the film community and film industry as many of the folks in our audience will be the next generation of moviemakers.

We ask (and will insist during the dialogue.debate itself) that everyone listens as well as speaks. We ask that folks bring some research & citations to back up claims. This is a chance to have a real discussion, debate, and maybe (and maybe not) to make some progress. We’ll post the discussions afterwards to keep the dialogue going.

Best always,

Craig Hammill

35mm Secret Movie Club Programmer.Organizer


TICKETS: Tickets for all our events are available online at or through each individual event on our Facebook Page: Unless otherwise noted, all our movies screen at The Vista Theater, 4473 Sunset Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027.

We also make tickets available at the Vista Box Office.

REFUNDS: We will honor all refund requests as long as they are made 24 hours or more before the listed start time of the screening. After that, no refunds. Sorry.

HOW DOES SECRET MOVIE CLUB 2018 FALL SEASON ALL-ACCESS PASS WORK: If you buy an ALL-ACCESS PASS (access to all 27 movies we’re showing from October 2018-early January 2019), you get entrance into every single movie we show throughout our Fall 2018 Season (including any special events we may announce at a later time!). This is our best deal at $175.00 (roughly $6.50 per movie). This offer is available through the following EVENTBRITE LINK:

If you decide to buy the ALL-ACCESS PASS and have already bought a series pass or individual ticket, just write us: and we’ll issue you a refund for the tickets you bought before the all-access pass.

The All-Access Pass is available for purchase until October 6, 2018 @ 10am which is the morning of PRINCESS MONONOKE, our first movie of the fall 2018 season. After that, series passes and individual tickets will remain available.

With the ALL-ACCESS PASS, we generate a special list with your name on it. All you have to do is come to our table ahead of each movie, give us your name, and get your ticket.

HOW DOES A SERIES PASS WORK: If you buy an Individual Series Pass, you gain entrance to all movies in that series. This is our next best deal after the 2018 Fall Season All-Access pass. If you know you can make a series in October but not a series in December, this is the way to go.

The price of each Series Pass depends on how many movies we show in that series. So for instance if we are showing 6 movies in the series, the pass would cost $54 (or $9 per movie). If we are showing 4 movies in that series, the pass would cost $36, and so on.

You can buy the Series Pass through any individual Eventbrite link for a movie in that series. Then, we generate a special list with your name on it. All you have to do is come to our table ahead of each movie, give us your name, and get your ticket.

MOVIEPASS (as of late August 2018): While we do accept and want you to use your MoviePass, we advise all moviegoers to first check the current MoviePass rules and regulations to make sure they can still use their MoviePass for our events. Secret Movie Club and the Vista Theater are not associated with nor responsible for any changes in policy on the part of MoviePass.

CONCESSIONS: The Vista Concessions stand is open for all our events. So you will always have access to popcorn, soda, candy, coffee the works!

PARKING: The Vista has no dedicated parking lot. Thankfully, there is parking in the residential areas around the Vista Theater. Just plan to get to the theater 20 minutes earlier than normal so you have enough time to park, walk to the theater, get your tickets, get in line. Make sure you read the street signs! Hillhurst and Sunset Drive tend to be the best for street parking. Avoid Rosalia and Commonwealth as they have permit-only parking rules. We don’t want any Secret Movie Clubbers getting parking tickets.

SHOWTIMES: We screen our movies before or after the Vista’s official movies. This is why most of our showtimes are either at midnight or between 10am-11am in the morning. Always check the listed showtime before buying your ticket.

MAILING LIST: We started as a secret email list way back in April of 2016. In respect to our origins, we will always announce our upcoming seasons, special events, and speakers with the ability to get tickets via the email list first before posting to Facebook or anywhere else. If you’d like to get on the secret email list, email us at:

OTHER QUESTIONS: You can always email us at: . We work to respond asap within receipt of your email. If you don't get a response within 48 hours, please email us again.

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