WEDNESDAY: Kyra Sedgwick and others from “The Closer” participate in a panel sesh. Paley Center for Media in BevHills.

THURSDAY: Short films by Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston and Rachel Weisz kick off the seventh annual HollyShorts film fest. ArcLight Hollywood and other venues through Aug. 18.

FRIDAY: The Intl. Documentary Assn. kicks off its DocuWeeks NY Oscar-qualifying showcase of shorts and

features. Through Sept. 1 at IFC Center. Los Angeles screenings run Aug. 19-

Sept. 8 at the Laemmle Sunset 5.


A screening of 1947’s “Crossfire” opens a two-week tribute to thesp Robert Ryan at Gotham’s Film Forum.

SUNDAY: Jane Lynch hosts the Do Something Awards recognizing activists in various fields. Hollywood Palladium.

The Grammy Museum presents an evening with Island Records founder Chris Blackwell.

AUG. 15: HBO presents the New York Latino Film Festival. Clearview Chelsea Cinemas and other venues through Aug. 21.

AUG. 19: Disney’s D23 Expo is billed as the “ultimate Disney fan event.” Through Aug. 21 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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