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Did you know that as a library patron you have access to The New York Times and its incredible catalogue of stories, from arts and culture to food and climate—all available online for free with your Los Angeles Public Library card? Join us this summer as we begin to explore all this renowned paper has to offer, bringing it off the page and onto the stage at the Mark Taper Auditorium at Central Library.

The movie industry is going through seismic changes as we enter the streaming era. Will fewer movies come out in theaters? How will Netflix weather the onslaught of new streaming services about to debut? And are there new opportunities for underrepresented storytellers to make their mark?

Join New York Times pop culture reporter Kyle Buchanan, who is also The NYT’s awards season Carpetbagger columnist, as he speaks with producers Jordan Horowitz of “La La Land” and Stephanie Allain of “Dear White People” and Franklin Leonard of The Black List, an annual survey of the best unproduced screenplays, and other leading Hollywood figures about the future of movies — the subject of his story, “How Will Movies (as We Know Them) Survive the Next 10 Years?”

Jordan Horowitz

Jordan Horowitz is an Academy Award nominated producer and the co-founder (with his wife, writer & director Julia Hart) of the film and television production company Original Headquarters. Most well-known for La La Land, Horowitz has also produced the following film and television: The Kids Are All Right, Counterpart, Fast Color, Miss Stevens, The Cleanse: The Keeping Room; Save The Date. Currently, he is in post on Stargirl for Walt Disney Studios and preparing I’m Your Woman for Amazon Studios.


Kyle Buchanan

Kyle Buchanan is a pop culture reporter and serves as The Carpetbagger, the awards season columnist for The New York Times. Prior to joining The Times in 2018, he was a senior editor at Vulture, New York Magazine’s entertainment website, where he covered the movie industry. A native of Southern California, he lives in Los Angeles.


Image Credit: Desiree Rios for The New York Times


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