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Media Events 1.17.08

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THURSDAY 1.17.08
WHAT: Book reading and signing
WHO: Author Beth Lisick, Helping Me Help Myself
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Book Soup
WHY: As the tagline reads: One skeptic. Ten self-help gurus. Don’t miss it!

TUESDAY 1.22.08
WHAT: Screening of F for Fake
WHO: Orson Welles
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Hammer Museum
WHY: According to the press materials: “Master trickster and self-described charlatan Orson Welles directs this duplicitious documentary, rife with movie-making sleight of hand, about the life of renowned art forger Elmyr de Hory and his equally devious biographer Clifford Irving. By the time the film is over, it is unclear who is fooling who and if there can ever be a single truth.” Ticket info here.

THURSDAY 1.24.08
WHAT: Screening of The Silence After
WHO: Actress/writer/producer Kelly DeSarla will do a Q&A following the screening of her pic at the L.A. Film Festival
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. (cocktails start at 6:15 p.m.)
WHERE: The A+D Architecture and Design Museum
WHY: It’s an award-winning film, and we’re betting you’ll like it. Tickets: $5.

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