17 February 2012 8:13 PM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Film Independent curator Elvis Mitchell greeted a sold out crowd at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art last night with an earnest, "Happy Black History Month, everybody!" Film Independent - an organization that has hosted a bunch of awesome events over the past few months we've featured on the site, including a Live Read of The Princess Bride and events for Gary Oldman and Brad Pitt - again hosted director Jason Reitman's Live Read series, a unique event that recasts current actors in roles from much-loved scripts and, for one night only, has them read it aloud on stage for those in attendance. Mitchell's greeting held a special significance for this particular event - a reading of Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs with a 99% black cast. (Live Read stalwart Patton Oswalt was the only white member of the cast, playing the voice of the radio DJ announcing the »

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