A looks at events for the week
Upcoming EventsWEDNESDAY: Amy Ephron, Kate Lain and others take part in American Cinematheque’s sixth annual Focus on Female Directors showcase of short films. Egyptian Theater. Americancinematheque.com SATURDAY: A Q&A with Jeff Bridges follows a screening of the “American Masters” doc “Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides.” Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. Paleycenter.org Film Society of Lincoln Center hosts an Evening with Peter Weir as part of its screening series of 11 pics by the helmer. Walter Reade Theater. Filmlinc.com Spike Lee signs copies of his new book “Do the Right Thing,” Eso Won Bookstore in Leimert Park. Also Sunday at West Hollywood’s Book Soup. Ammobooks.com JAN. 12: “Mahler on the Couch” opens the 20th annual New York Jewish Film Festival. Through Jan. 27 at the Walter Reade Theater and other venues. Filmlinc.com JAN. 13: A Q&A with Paul Mazursky follows a screening of the helmer’s 1974 Art Carney starrer “Harry and Tonto.” Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Bing Theater. Lacma.org JAN. 15: BAFTA/LA hosts its 17th annual Awards Season Tea Party. Four Seasons hotel in BevHills. Baftala.org American Cinematheque and Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. present a panel session with helmers of the five pics nominated for Golden Globe’s foreign-language award. Egyptian Theater. Americancinematheque.com
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