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  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

2016 NBFF Announces Closing Night

The Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) proudly announces its Closing Night film and celebration. The Festival will end its eight-day run with the Southern California premier of “The Fixer” on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 7:30pm at Regency Lido Live (3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach, CA). Following the screening, the Newport Beach Film Festival, in...

April 26, 2016July 18, 2018

A Furry Flick: The Beauty & Complexity of the Furry Fandom

What do you get when you mix a culture that promotes individuality and self-expression with an autocratic, dictatorial, self-declared leader? Fursonas, a documentary that began as Dominic Rodriguez and Olivia Vaughn’s senior thesis, dives deep into this question while simultaneously dismantling everything we thought we knew about the Furry Fandom.   So what exactly is...

April 25, 2016July 18, 2018

After The Reality – Opening Night NBFF

  In Newport Beach during the evening of April 21, stars and festival attendees alike came trickling into town with excitement about the opening night of the Newport Beach Film Festival. Meeting at the Island Hotel in Newport, a small gathering was held for those in attendance where they would later make their way down...

April 23, 2016July 18, 2018

2016 Newport Beach Film Festival Honors

The Newport Beach Film Festival will Honor Outstanding Contribution to Global Cinema in a Special Celebration at the Balboa Bay Resort Saturday, April 23, 2016. The Newport Beach Film Festival is proud to continue its tradition of recognizing superior achievements in global cinema. From composing, to acting and screenwriting, this year’s honorees are legends and...

April 15, 2016July 18, 2018

Volunteer at NBFF 2016

Volunteering for the Newport Beach Film Festival is a fantastic opportunity to see the inner workings of a world-renowned film festival. For 17 years, the NBFF has been growing and evolving to encompass innovative elements of the film industry, and bringing them to Newport Beach’s very own backyard. In those years of adaptation, volunteers have...

March 29, 2016July 18, 2018

NBFF is Looking for Reviewers!

Looking for a way to engage your love of the arts? Apply to become a Newport Beach Film Festival Reviewer! We are in the process of building a permanent Reviewing Team and are looking for thoughtful film lovers to join us. The NBFF is very proud of our unique film review process, which guarantees that...

December 21, 2015July 18, 2018
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