OCFS Screening: Yesterday

Edwards Irvine Spectrum 500 Spectrum Center Dr,, Irvine, CA
OCFS Members are invited to an advance screening of “Yesterday” ahead of it’s theatrical release.   A struggling musician realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.

Yesterday

A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.
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Cinema Orange Screening: Our Time Machine

OCMA 1661 West Sunflower Avenue,, Santa Ana, CA
Join us for our next Cinema Orange screening. When influential Chinese artist Ma Liang realizes that his father Ma Ke, an accomplished Peking Opera director, is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, he invites his father to collaborate on their most ambitious project to date–an autobiographical stage performance featuring life-size mechanical puppets that travel through time to…

The Farewell

Billi's family returns to China under the guise of a fake wedding to stealthily say goodbye to their beloved matriarch -- the only person that doesn't know she only has a few weeks to live.
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Honeyland

The last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood. This film is an exploration of an observational Indigenous visual narrative that deeply impacts our behavior towards natural resources and the human condition.
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Luce

A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a devoted high school teacher threatens his status as an all-star student.
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Luce

A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a devoted high school teacher threatens his status as an all-star student.
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One Child Nation

After becoming a mother, a filmmaker uncovers the untold history of China's one-child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment.
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Brittany Runs A Marathon

A hard-partying woman receives a startling wake-up call when a visit to the doctor reveals how unhealthy she is. Motivated to lose weight, she soon takes up running to help her prepare for her ultimate goal of competing in the New York City Marathon.
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The Goldfinch

A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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Monos

On a faraway mountaintop, eight teenaged guerillas with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow. Playing games and initiating cult-like rituals, the children run amok in the jungle and disaster strikes when the hostage tries to escape.
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Downton Abbey

The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century.
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The Report

Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA's post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.
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Joker

An original standalone origin story of the iconic villain not seen before on the big screen, it's a gritty character study of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society, and a broader cautionary tale.
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Parasite

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
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The Cave

The daily life of female Syrian doctors during Syrian war.
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Motherless Brooklyn

Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna.
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Harriet

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
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Variety 10 Actors to Watch and NBFF Honours

Variety will honor its 10 Actors to Watch with the Newport Beach Film Festival at a brunch taking place on Nov. 11 at the Resort at Pelican Hill. NBFF will also present honors to several artists, including the Icon Award to Robert Forster (now on screens in “What They Had”) and Artist of Distinction Awards…

Honey Boy

From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, filmmaker Alma Har'el brings to life a young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father and deal with his mental health.
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The Lodge

A soon-to-be stepmom is snowed in with her fiancé's two children at a remote holiday village. Just as relations begin to thaw between the trio, some strange and frightening events take place.
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Dark Waters

From Participant (Spotlight, Green Book), DARK WATERS tells the shocking and heroic story of an attorney who risks his career and family to uncover a dark secret hidden by one of the world’s largest corporations and to bring justice to a community dangerously exposed for decades to deadly chemicals.
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The Two Popes

A soon-to-be stepmom is snowed in with her fiancé's two children at a remote holiday village. Just as relations begin to thaw between the trio, some strange and frightening events take place.
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Knives Out

A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.
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NBFF at Sea: South Pacific

NBFF is proud to partner with Celebrity Cruises for the third year to bring the 2019 NBFF at Sea, setting sail to the South Pacific this December.     See Complete Details and Purchase Tickets   In 2019, Costco Travel is proud to introduce the third annual Newport Beach Film Festival at Sea, exclusively for…

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
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Marriage Story

Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.
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Richard Jewell

American security guard Richard Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser) saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is vilified by journalists and the press who falsely report that he was a terrorist.
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1917

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay) and Blake (Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman) are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake’s own brother among them.
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Just Mercy

Just Mercy shadows world-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson as he recounts his experiences and details the case of a condemned death row prisoner whom he fought to free.
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Little Women

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.
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Clemency

A death row prison warden (Alfre Woodard) grapples with the psychological fallout of her job following years of executions, in Chinonye Chukwu's Sundance Grand Jury Prize–winning drama.
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Cinema Orange: MAXIMA

OCMA 1661 West Sunflower Avenue,, Santa Ana, CA
From Executive Producer Lesley Chilcott (An Inconvenient Truth) and director Claudia Sparrow comes the incredible true story of Peruvian farmer Máxima Acuña who stood up to one of the largest gold-mining companies in the world and triumphed. About The Event MAXIMA tracks the journey from the Peruvian Andes through the Peruvian Supreme Court to the…
FREE WITH RSVP

6th Annual NBFF UK Honours Reception

Langham Hotel London
Starting in 2015, the film festival and Visit Newport Beach partnered to elevate the connection to the UK industry by honoring talent via the Newport Beach UK Honours held in London just ahead of the BAFTA Awards. Honors categories include Arts Champions, Breakout Talent, Artists of Distinction, Icons, and Outstanding Achievement in Global Cinema. In…
INVITATION-ONLY EVENT

Cinema Orange: Earth

Orange County Museum of Art 1661 West Sunflower Avenue, Santa Ana, CA
On Thursday, February 13, join Newport Beach Film Festival and Orange County Museum of Art for a free Cinema Orange screening of the documentary EARTH at OCMAEXPAND, located in South Coast Plaza Village in Santa Ana.    Several billion tons of earth are moved annually by humans – with shovels, excavators or dynamite. Nikolaus Geyrhalter observes people, in mines, quarries and…
FREE with RSVP

Cinema Orange: The Story of Plastic

OCMA 1661 West Sunflower Avenue,, Santa Ana, CA
Shot over three continents, this documentary illustrates the global plastic pollution crisis: fields of garbage, mountains of trash; rivers and seas clogged with waste; and skies choked with the poisonous runoff from plastic production and recycling processes. Original animations, interviews with experts and activists, and never-before-filmed scenes reveal the disastrous consequences of the flood of…
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Test Event

Five Crowns 3801 East Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA
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Test Event Copy

Five Crowns 3801 East Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA
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