History Channel's Chasing Mummies and The Mummy Screening, with Archaeology Lecture
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Put together outdoor screenings of popular movies, live music from up-and-coming local bands and some of the city's most famous food trucks and you've got the perfect L.A. summer experience. Street Food Cinema features a different lineup of eats and entertainment for a fabulous variety of fun under the stars. Grab some blankets, pillows, picnic items -- even your dog -- and come on out. Films are screened in high-def DLP projection, with cinema quality picture and sound. Please see the full event description for the current schedule. Learn More
In the History Channel’s hit reality series Chasing Mummies, cameras follow closely as Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass and his cadre of fellows unearth astonishing finds and tackle some of the world’s greatest archaeological mysteries. David Cheetham, archaeologist and star of Chasing Mummies, will be on hand for a brief lecture and Q&A with the audience.
Chasing Mummies, Episode 5: “Sunken,” 44 min. Zahi Hawass has finally permitted archaeologists from the Hellenic Institute to dive into the Mediterranean Sea and bring up a relic confirmed to be part of Cleopatra’s historic shrine. But with the persistent problems of permits and an impending storm approaching, Hawass’ fury is felt by everyone working to get this 2,000-year-old pylon out of Alexandria’s Eastern Harbor.
The Mummy, 1932, Universal, 73 min. Dir. Karl Freund. Boris Karloff gives one of his finest performances as the 3000-year-old Egyptian who returns from the dead to reclaim reincarnated love Zita Johann, in cinematographer-turned-director Karl Freund’s marvelously atmospheric chiller – easily the best of many mummy films to come.
Lecture and discussion between films with archaeologist David Cheetham.
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