UCLA - James Bridges Theater

1409 Melnitz Hall
Los Angeles CA  90095

Phone: (310) 825-6792

UCLA - James Bridges Theater

The main screening venue of the UCLA Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, the state of the art James Bridges Theater is an elegant, comfortable setting that enhances media presentations in a wide variety of film and video formats.

With a large lobby available for receptions, and adjacent to the beautiful Broad Art Complex and the famous Murphy Sculpture Garden on the UCLA campus in Westwood.

The main screening venue of the UCLA Department of Film, Television and Digital Media. Venue is available to rent for your upcoming events.

This 278 seat theater was completely renovated in 2003 with a state of the art sound system. It is also one of the few theaters in the US that can accommodate both nitrate and safety film stock in 16mm, 35mm and 70mm, as well as a variety of video formats

To serve as a premiere interdisciplinary global professional school that develops outstanding humanistic storytellers, industry leaders and scholars whose diverse, innovative voices enlighten, engage, and inspire change for a better world.

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Past Events

Fanta

Fanta
08:00 pm - 01/30/2019

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

CEC 24th Annual Shorttakes Film Festival

CEC 24th Annual Shorttakes Film Festival
07:30 pm - 05/25/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

WHAT: 24th Annual Shorttakes Film Festival WHEN: Submissions due April 20 by 11:59pm, Finale is Friday, May 25th at 8:00pm; doors open at 7:30pm. WHERE: James Bridges...

Footloose (35mm, presented by Westwood Forward)

Footloose (35mm, presented by Westwood Forward)
07:30 pm - 05/11/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

Did you know that dancing is effectively banned in Westwood Village? Join the GSA Melnitz Movies team and Westwood Forward for a screening of “Footloose”, a...

GreenShorts Award Ceremony

GreenShorts Award Ceremony
04:00 pm - 05/09/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

Join us at UCLA James Bridges Theater on May 9 for the GreenShorts Award Ceremony, where we'll celebrate winning short environmental films created by SoCal high...

UCLA Free Film: Lu Over The Wall (Pre-Release)

UCLA Free Film: Lu Over The Wall (Pre-Release)
07:30 pm - 05/08/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

"Ponyo meets Adventure Time" (Melnitz Boys) WHAT: UCLA Free Film: Lu Over The Wall (Pre-Release) WHEN: Tuesday, May 8th, 7.30pm WHERE: James-Bridges Theater See:...

UCLA Free Film: A Delicate Balance incl. Reception + Q&A

UCLA Free Film: A Delicate Balance incl. Reception + Q&A
07:30 pm - 05/01/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

"A clear-sighted first documentary about the socio-economic mess we're making of our world" (Jonathan Holland, Hollywood Reporter) WHAT: UCLA Free Film: A Delicate...

Delicate Balance (Frágil Equilibrio)

Delicate Balance (Frágil Equilibrio)
06:30 pm - 05/01/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

Reception 6:30 PM. Screening 7:30 PM, followed by Q&A with the producer Pedro González. *Delicate Balance (Frágil Equilibrio)* (Spain, 2016) Three stories in...

Green Screens: Stink! incl. Q&A w/ dir. John Whelan

Green Screens: Stink! incl. Q&A w/ dir. John Whelan
07:30 pm - 04/16/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

"Sensible and unnerving, Stink! is likely to incite, at the least, a purging of Axe body spray from adolescent boys’ bedrooms." (The New York Times) WHAT: Green...

Green Screens: Beyond the Brink incl. Q&A w/ dir. Jim Thebaut

Green Screens: Beyond the Brink incl. Q&A w/ dir. Jim Thebaut
07:30 pm - 04/13/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

"'Beyond the Brink' focuses on California's San Joaquin Valley and the ever-increasing difficulties for farmers and the local produce industry due to draught and...

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08:00 pm - 04/12/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

Melnitz Movies + CEC Free Sneak: Truth or Dare

Melnitz Movies + CEC Free Sneak: Truth or Dare
08:00 pm - 04/12/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

WHAT: Melnitz Movies + CEC Free Sneak: Truth or Dare WHEN: Thursday April 12 @ 8 PM WHERE: James Bridges Theatre HOW: goo.gl/x6VaKi WATCH: youtube.com/watch?v=Cgnk3MLw9TM WHY:...

Green Screens: An Inconvenient Sequel incl. Foreword by Dukakis

Green Screens: An Inconvenient Sequel incl. Foreword by Dukakis
07:30 pm - 04/10/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

"Powerful, intelligent and surprisingly entertaining, Gore presents a compelling case. You’ll believe a film can change the world." (Empire) WHAT: An Inconvenient...

Green Screens: Baka People of the Forest incl. Q&A

Green Screens: Baka People of the Forest incl. Q&A
07:30 pm - 04/09/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

"Allright, I'll take the truth drug, and then you'll see" (Denzel Washington) WHAT: Baka. People of the Forest incl. Q&A with writer, producer, and photographer...

Melnitz Movies + CEC Free Film: I, Tonya

Melnitz Movies + CEC Free Film: I, Tonya
08:00 pm - 04/05/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

WHAT: Melnitz Movies + CEC Free Film: I, Tonya WHEN: Thursday April 5 @ 8 PM WHERE: James Bridges Theatre HOW: No reservations required! WATCH: youtube.com/watch?v=OXZQ5DfSAAc WHY:...

BFS + Melnitz: You Were Never Really Here (Pre-Release)

BFS + Melnitz: You Were Never Really Here (Pre-Release)
07:30 pm - 04/03/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

BRUIN FILM SOCIETY & MELNITZ MOVIES SCREENING SERIES With the help of Amazon Studios and Melnitz Movies, Bruin Film Society brings you a free advance screening...

UCLA Free Film: Gemini (Pre-Release) incl. Q&A w/ director

UCLA Free Film: Gemini (Pre-Release) incl. Q&A w/ director
07:30 pm - 03/29/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

The flipped opening images of palm trees against an indigo night sky signal from the start that the Hollywood canvas of Aaron Katz's compelling mystery, Gemini,...

UCLA Free Film: Ready Player One (Pre-Release)

UCLA Free Film: Ready Player One (Pre-Release)
07:30 pm - 03/27/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

Willy Wonka meets The Matrix (USA Today) WHAT: UCLA Free Film: Ready Player One (Pre-Release) WHEN: Tuesday March 27 @ 7.30 PM WHERE: James Bridges Theatre RSVP:...

UCLA Free Film: Moonlight incl. Panel

UCLA Free Film: Moonlight incl. Panel
02:30 pm - 03/25/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

WHAT: Moonlight (Academy Award for Best Picture 2017) Join us for the UCLA Psychiatry Clinical Faculty Association's 4th Annual David Coffey Memorial Screening. Reception...

UCLA Free Film: The Last Movie Star/Dog Years (Pre-Release)

UCLA Free Film: The Last Movie Star/Dog Years (Pre-Release)
07:30 pm - 03/23/2018

At UCLA - James Bridges Theater

"Nobody played the role of movie star in the 1970s with more confidence than Burt Reynolds." (Variety) WHAT: UCLA Free Film: The Last Movie Start (Pre-Release) WHEN:...

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