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L.A. Film Festival 2012 Full Lineup Includes 'Magic Mike' and 'People Like Us'

May 2, 2012 (3:15 am) GMT
While the Steven Soderbergh-directed male stripper film is set to close the annual event, the Chris Pine-starring family drama is included in the Summer Showcase lineup.

Full lineup for the 18th Annual Los Angeles Film Festival has been unveiled on Monday, May 1. While it has previously been announced that 's "" is set to be the opener for the event, it is now revealed that -starring male stripper drama "" is chosen to close the annual festival.

Meanwhile, and 's drama "" is set to have its world premiere at the event by joining the Summer Showcase lineup. Also included in the category are some Sundance holdovers such as "", "" and "".

The festival will also screen a number of acclaimed classic movies in the Community Screenings lineup. The category includes such old films as Steven Spielberg's "E.T.", Emile Ardolino's "Dirty Dancing Dance-A-Long" as well as Nicholas Meyer's "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan".

Of this year's lineup, Festival Director Stephanie Allain said, "There is nothing more satisfying than shining a spotlight on so many unique films from both seasoned and emerging filmmakers. Come experience the wonder of '', let 'Call Me Kuchu' break your heart and call you to action, or simply be entertained by Channing Tatum and in 'Magic Mike'."

The 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival will run from June 14 to 24. More than 200 feature films, shorts and music videos from over 30 countries are scheduled to be screened throughout the annual event. The festival is produced by Film Independent, the same company which also organized the Spirit Awards.

Opening Night:

Closing Night: Gala Screenings: Narrative Competition: Documentary Competition: International Showcase: Summer Showcase: Community Screenings: The Beyond: Retro:


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