WEDNESDAY: Kyra Sedgwick and others from “The Closer” participate in a panel sesh. Paley Center for Media in BevHills. Paleycenter.org
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. Documentary.org/
A screening of 1947’s “Crossfire” opens a two-week tribute to thesp Robert Ryan at Gotham’s Film Forum. FilmForum.org
SUNDAY: Jane Lynch hosts the Do Something Awards recognizing activists in various fields. Hollywood Palladium. DoSomething.org
The Grammy Museum presents an evening with Island Records founder Chris Blackwell. GrammyMuseum.org
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.