Film and Television

  • Imagining the Indian premier at the Autry

    Documentary Screening: Imagining the Indian: The Fight Against Native American Mascoting Los Angeles Premiere

    Thursday, July 14, 2022, 7:30 p.m.

    Imagining the Indian is a comprehensive examination of the movement to eradicate the words, images, and gestures that many Native Americans and their allies find demeaning and offensive. The film takes a deep-dive into the issues through archival footage and...

  • What Is a Western? Gidget (1959)

    Saturday, August 6, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

    Considered to be the first of the “beach party” movies, this coming-of-age tale is based on the true story of Kathy Kohner and her experiences as a young woman in the then-niche and masculine sport of surfing. Widely credited with...

  • City Slickers Movie at the Autry

    What Is a Western? City Slickers (1991)

    Saturday, September 10, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

    Three New York City friends try to confront midlife crisis with a dude-ranch-style cattle drive from New Mexico to Colorado. A comedy of errors and adventures unfolds, cowboy style. The film adds a dose of wise counsel from trail boss...

  • What Is a Western Easy Rider (1969)

    Saturday, November 12, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

    Event Postponed From July 9 to November 12

    Screened in 35mm!

    This story of two outlaws on motorcycles traveling from Los Angeles to New Orleans proved to be one of the enduring films of the 1960s counterculture. By combining sex, drugs, and...