Our stylish home hotel is located in Newport Beach, CA, steps from Fashion Island.
Forest Whitaker, one of Hollywood’s most accomplished actors, directors, humanitarians and producers, has showcased his talents in a multitude of demanding and diverse roles. His intensive character work in films such as Lee Daniels’ The Butler, The Crying Game, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, and Bird, for which he was named Best Actor at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival, have made him one of the most versatile performers of all time.
As the West Coast’s fastest-growing film festival, NBFF offers films from 50 countries across multiple genres. In addition to our Narrative and Documentary programs, NBFF carefully curates a collection of short film programs and our interest programs include Action Sports, Art, Architecture + Design, Culinary, Family, and Horror films.
NBFF offers custom experiential and advertising opportunities for brands looking to reach over 50,000 culturally active Southern Californians.
We also offer private screenings and events to discounted hotel rates, leisure activities, and sponsor screening passes, the NBFF team will work with you to create the ideal setting for your next corporate retreat or client entertainment event.