Saving Film At LACMA Was Great. Now To Keep It Healthy.

“The idea that Hollywood’s hometown couldn’t sustain a smallish, 40-year-old film series just blocks from Charlie Chaplin’s old studio was shocking and depressing.” So it’s “a victory for a homegrown local protest movement as well as for the cultural life of the city” that “the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has backed off a plan to shut down its weekend film screening program. … Now comes the hard part.”