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The Camaraderie of EditFest LA

The 2015 Editfest LA presented by American Cinema Editors launched with an array of fun and informative editing panels on Sunday, August 1st at the celebrated Walt Disney Studios Campus. As official partners of ACE, NBFF staff were treated to an all-day event getting an insider’s look into the world of editing. After a pause...

August 14, 2015July 18, 2018

Passion of Augustine Creates a Powerful Impression

The Passion of Augustine (La Passion D’Augustine) was greeted by warm and resounding praise at last week’s Orange County Film Society screening. Set in Quebec during the midst of the Quiet Revolution of the 1960s, Mother Augustine (Céline Bonnier) seeks to provide young girls at her convent the opportunity to study and master classical music,...

August 11, 2015July 18, 2018

Red Carpet Club Returns with The Diary of a Teenage Girl

The Orange County Film Society’s Red Carpet Club resumed its programming with The Diary of a Teenage Girl on July 28th at Lido Live.  The film, which starred Kristen Wiig, Alexander Skarsgård, Bel Powley and Christopher Meloni, was written and directed by Marielle Heller and based off Phoebe Gloeckner’s novel, The Diary of a Teenage Girl:...

August 5, 2015July 18, 2018

OCFS Shorts 2015 Showcases NBFF Short-Form Filmmakers

The Orange County Film Society screening season continued with a selection of animated and live-action shorts highlighting NBFF 2015’s short film program. Presented by Director of Short Film Programming Bojana Sandic and selected with the help of Senior Programmer Erika Tucker, these shorts stood out as the best of the fest and serve as a...

August 3, 2015July 18, 2018

“Limited Partnership,” Endless Love

After years of struggle, sacrifice and toil for gay and lesbian couples in America, the Supreme Court nationally legitimized/legalized same-sex marriage. Thus, it only seems natural that we as citizens, readers, and film-watchers alike address the relevance of said road to equality in film. In this episode, we’re spotlighting Thomas Miller’s 2014 documentary Limited Partnership,...

July 13, 2015July 18, 2018

A Musical Soul: Paying Tribute to the Great James Horner

One could say that film has unfortunately lost a part of its musical soul. Despite film initially being a purely visual medium, original scores particularly those of James Horner have engaged in a rather profound dialogue between sight and, don’t you forget it, sound. Thus, we propel forward in paying homage to a composer for...

June 26, 2015July 18, 2018

Help Finish Orson Welles’ Last Film

Be a part of Cinematic History. Participate in the crowdfunding effort to finish Orson Welles’ last film. We’re excited to be a part of a prestigious group of Filmmakers and cinephiles working towards completing the legacy of a Filmmaking giant. [vc_wtr_button url=”https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/finish-orson-welles-last-film?gclid=Cj0KEQjwk7msBRCJj67khY2z_NIBEiQAPTFjv_8qCGthN6ZqgWu-vQCTm0PBy0kw1-d41ZU1aO58oxQaAp4h8P8HAQ#/story” label=”Donate Now” align=”center” size=”big” color=”c_blue” corner=”wtrButtonNoRad” background=”wtrButtonNoTrans” animate_icon=”wtrButtonHoverAnim” full_width=”wtrButtonNoFullWidth” target=”_target” el_class=”” margin_left=”0″ margin_right=”0″ margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″...

June 25, 2015July 18, 2018