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THE SPY BEHIND HOME PLATE Jonathan Blank (interviewee in The Spy Behind Home Plate and director of the Jewish Baseball Western Wall of Fame) will intro the 10:30 am show and participate in a Q&A following the show on Saturday, 6/15 at the Playhouse.
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TIME STANDS STILL Q&A with Star Sandor Soeth at the Town Center.

TIME STANDS STILL Q&A with star Sandor Soeth following the 7:30 pm show on Thursday, 4/25.
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THE LAST Q&A’s Opening Weekend with Cast & Crew at the Royal and Town Center.

THE LAST writer/director Jeffrey Lipsky and star Rebecca Schull will participate in Q&A's following the 4 pm and 7:10 pm shows on Friday, 4/26 at the Royal and after the 4 pm and 7 pm shows on Saturday, 4/27 at the Town
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French Farce THE MAD ADVENTURES OF RABBI JACOB April 17th in Encino, Pasadena, and West LA

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present screenings of the raucous comedy, THE MAD ADVENTURES OF RABBI JACOB, on the 45th anniversary of its US release as part of the popular monthly Abroad program. The French farce, directed by Gerard Oury, will screen April 17 at three Laemmle venues: Royal, Town Center, and Playhouse.This madcap movie draws upon time-honored comedy tropes of frantic disguises and mistaken identities. The story, written by Oury, Daniele Thomsom, Josy Eisenberg, and Roberto de Leonardis, involves the return of beloved Rabbi Jacob (Marcel Dalio) from the United States after thirty years to his hometown in [...]
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