Attention all Los Angelenos (and those visiting in August), Sundance Next Fest is coming to town. The film festival will feature six films from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, paired with an assortment of musical performances – including an “80s-inspired DJ battle” by Neon Indian vs. Toro Y Moi and sets by Sky Ferreira and Sharon Van Etten. The full schedule follows:
Sunday, August 2 (Kick Off Event):
8:30 p.m.: The L.A. premiere of Cop Car (dir. Jon Watts, starring Kevin Bacon). Cinespia at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
Friday, August 7:
8:00 p.m.: Sky Ferreira and the L.A. premiere of Mistress America (dir. Noah Baumbach, starring Greta Gerwig and Lola Kirke). Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA.
Saturday, August 8:
3:30 p.m.: The L.A. premiere of Finders Keepers followed by a conversation between directors Bryan Carberry and Clay Tweel and a special guest. Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA.
8:00 p.m.: Sharon Van Etten and the L.A. premiere of Entertainment (dir. Rick Alverson, starring Gregg Turkington, John C. Reilly, Michael Cera). Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA.
Sunday, August 9:
3:30 p.m.: The L.A. premiere of Cronies followed by a conversation between director Michael J. Larnell and a special guest. Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA.
8:00 p.m.: Neon Indian vs. Toro Y Moi’s “‘80s-inspired DJ battle” and the L.A. premiere of Turbo Kid (dir. Anouk Whissell, François Simard, Yoann-Karl Whissell). Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA.