Ingrid Goes West
Ingrid Goes West

Matt Spicer’s Ingrid Goes West starring Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Wyatt Russell, Billy Magnussen and Pom Klementieff will close the 2017 LA Film Festival on Thursday, June 22.

And, on June 17 there will be a World Premiere Gala Screening of Ric Roman Waugh’s Shot Caller starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Omari Hardwick, Lake Bell, Jon Bernthal, Emory Cohen, Jeffrey Donovan and Benjamin Bratt.

The festival also revealed the films selected to screen in  the Premiere and Buzz categories, as well as the Film Independent Member Screening of Jeff Baena’s The Little Hours starring Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly and Molly Shannon. USA Network will also screen the West Coast Premiere of series The Sinner starring Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman and Christopher Abbott at the LA Film Festival.


The LA Film Festival takes place June 14 to 22, 2017 headquartered at ArcLight Cinemas Culver City, with additional screenings at ArcLight Hollywood, ArcLight Santa Monica and more.

Closing Night Film
Ingrid Goes West, dir. Matt Spicer, USA, Los Angeles Premiere
Ingrid Thorburn is an unhinged social media stalker who moves to LA to befriend her latest obsession, the boho chic social media influencer, Taylor Sloane.
NEON will release Ingrid Goes West on August 11.

Gala Screening of Shot Caller
Shot Caller, dir. Ric Roman Waugh, USA, World Premiere
A newly released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime on the streets of Southern California.

Non-competitive showcase of curated favorites from other film festivals.
The Big Sick, dir. Michael Showalter, USA, LA Premiere
Bill Nye: Science Guy, dir. David Alvarado, Jason Sussberg, USA, LA Premiere
Lady Macbeth, dir. William Oldroyd, UK, LA Premiere
Maudie, dir. Aisling Walsh, Ireland/Canada, LA Premiere
My Friend Dahmer, dir. Marc Meyers, USA, LA Premiere
Patti Cake$, dir. Geremy Jasper, USA, LA Premiere
Keep the Change, dir. Rachel Israel, USA, LA Premiere
Whitney: Can I Be Me, dir. Nick Broomfield, Rudi Dolezal, USA, LA Premiere

World premieres of fiction and documentary films featuring noteworthy talent.
The Bachelors, dir. Kurt Voelker, USA, World Premiere
CounterPunch, dir. Jay Bulger, USA, World Premiere
A Crooked Somebody, dir. Trevor White, USA, World Premiere
The Female Brain, dir. Whitney Cummings, USA, World Premiere
Humor Me, dir. Sam Hoffman, USA, World Premiere
The Keeping Hours, dir. Karen Moncrieff, USA, World Premiere
Living on Soul, dir. Cory Bailey, Jeff Broadway, USA, World Premiere
The Song of Sway Lake, dir. Ari Gold, USA, World Premiere
Submission, dir. Richard Levine, USA, World Premiere
Sun Dogs, dir. Jennifer Morrison, USA, World Premiere

Film Independent Members Screening
The Little Hours, dir. Jeff Baena, USA, LA Premiere
A young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a dysfunctional convent in medieval Tuscany.

Additional Festival Event
The Sinner, West Coast Premiere
The Sinner follows a young mother who commits a startling act of violence, which launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the “who” or the “what” — but the “why.”
The show premieres August 2 on USA Network.

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