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2017 NBFF Closing Night Feature: “The Exception”

2017 NBFF Closing Night Feature: “The Exception”

For one week, several films will premier throughout several venues at Orange County’s largest film and entertainment event. At the Newport Beach Film Festival, several films will have their world wide premier.  close the festival. On Thursday, April 27, 2017, “The Exception” will be the Closing Night film and followed by a gala.   Synopsis:...

April 18, 2017July 18, 2018

Will You Holler for “The Hollars”?

             Tuesday night’s OCFS screening of The Hollars (John Krasinski’s directorial debut) was held at the Regency South Coast Plaza Theater. Those in attendance were notably ecstatic for and, dare I say, moved by the film. [Can I say that word on this blog?] Understandably so, especially when the story’s about life’s regrets and love’s content within—you guessed it—a dysfunctional family.              When bare-spoken mother and backbone-of-the-family...

August 25, 2016July 18, 2018
Join us for a special screening of CHASING GOLD, along with a Q&A with Dir. Brent Deal and the US Team

Join us for a special screening of CHASING GOLD, along with a Q&A with Dir. Brent Deal and the US Team

The Newport Beach Film Festival, in partnership with eyeDeal pictures, presents a special screening of CHASING GOLD, an inspiring documentary about the American Stand Up Paddling and Paddleboarding Championship team. The Film will screen at the Regency Lido Theater on August 11 at 7pm. For three years in a row, Team Australia has taken home the...

July 15, 2016July 18, 2018

My Name Is Emily

This year at The Newport Beach Film Festival, the Irish Showcase began on Sunday, April 24 featuring a new Irish film called, “My Name Is Emily” directed by Simon Fitzmaurice. The day began with a conversation seminar with Irish actor Chris O’Dowd who expressed his excitement and interest in seeing the spotlight film later that...

April 29, 2016July 18, 2018
Money

Money

  How far would you go for $5 million? Would you betray your family? Would you lose a couple fingers? Would you kill someone? Premiering at The Newport Beach Film Festival Wednesday night was Martín Rosete’s film, “Money” which follows a friendship and a family as it crumbles due to constant greed and uncertainty due...

April 28, 2016July 18, 2018
A Heavy Heart

A Heavy Heart

  Within the past few years ALS (also known as Louh Gehrig’s disease) has been brought to attention with events like the ever so popular “Ice Bucket Challenge” that drew participants together to donate to the disease. At The Newport Beach Film Festival this year, German film, “A Heavy Heart”, directed by Thomas Stuber premiered...

April 28, 2016July 18, 2018
Film Festival Seminars

Film Festival Seminars

  On Saturday, April 23, The Newport Beach Film Festival kicked off the weekend with exciting guests and seminars at the Civic Center in Newport Beach. The festival put on eight seminars this year and included guests and speakers from all around the world. Starting off the seminars was a youth seminar speaking on careers...

April 28, 2016July 18, 2018