THURSDAY: Film Independent at LACMA’s “James Bond: Celebrating 50 Years of a Film Legend” screening series kicks off with “Goldfinger” and “From Russia With Love.” “You Only Live Twice” and “A View to a Kill” unspool July 12, followed by “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” on July 19. Bing Theater.
The Writers Guild Foundation’s Writers On series focuses on horror and psychological thrillers with scribes Scott Kosar, Mick Garris, Leigh Whannell, Juliet Snowden and Stiles White. WGA West headquarters. WGFoundation.org
FRIDAY: AMPAS’ Oscars Outdoors series screens the classic 1939 oater “Stagecoach.” Academy Hollywood campus on Vine Street. Oscars.org
JULY 9: Producers and cast members from “Eureka” take part in a panel sesh on the Syfy drama series. Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. PaleyCenter.org
AMPAS opens its Last 70mm Film Festival with “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” and a panel sesh with Carl Reiner, Mickey Rooney, Jonathan Winters, Stan Freberg and others involved with the 1963 pic. Oscars.org
JULY 12: Outfest opens with a salute to John Waters at downtown L.A.’s Orpheum Theater. Screenings at various venues run through
July 22. Outfest.org