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TAKE EVERY WAVE: The Lif e of L aird Hamilton

Opening Night TAKE EVERY WAVE: Th e Lif e of Laird Hamilton USA - 2016 - 117 min 4/20/2017 7:30 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Rory Kennedy The remarkable and troubled life of big wave surfer, Laird Hamilton, an athlete who refused to compete professionally, yet dominated his sport like no other figure in history has ever done.

Cl osing Night Th e Ex c eptio n United Kingdom - 2016 - 107 min 4/27/2017 8:15 PM - Lido Theater Director: David Leveaux A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.

Fr iday Night Showcase Clas s R an k USA - 2017 - 101 min 4/21/2017 8:00 PM - Lido Theater Director: Eric Stoltz Two high school outsiders join forces in an attempt to overtake the local school board. Guided by their families, they enter the perilous word of politics and, in the process, learn a thing or two about love.

A Family Man USA - 2016 - 108 min 4/21/2017 7:45 PM - The Triangle 4/24/2017 2:45 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Mark Williams A headhunter whose life revolves around closing deals in a survival-of-the-fittest boiler room, battles his top

rival for control of their job placement company -- his dream of owning the company clashing with the needs of his family.

Th e S c en t O f R ain A n d L ig h tn in g USA - 2017 - 100 min 4/21/2017 8:00 PM - The Triangle 4/24/2017 2:30 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Blake Robbins Scent of Rain and Lightning Years after the tragic murder of her parents, a young woman learns their killer has been released from jail, forcing her to confront the man she believes destroyed her family. As she revisits old wounds, startling revelations compel her to uncover the dangerous truth about her family’s tragic past.

United Kingdom Spotl ight G o ld en Years United Kingdom - 2016 - 96 min 4/21/2017 8:15 PM - Island Cinema Director: John Miller A retired couple who’ve always lived their lives according to the law have their pensions unjustly taken from them. They decide there’s only one thing they can do. Rob banks, of course.

Mad T o B e N o rmal United Kingdom - 2017 - 106 min 4/21/2017 8:15 PM - The Triangle Director: Robert Mullan In this madcap examination of insanity and healing, a world-renowned 1960s Scottish psychiatrist uses unconventional methods to treat people with mental illnesses.

Satur day Night Center piece Th e Hero USA - 2017 - 96 min 4/22/2017 8:00 PM - The Triangle Director: Brett Haley A former Western film icon is living a comfortable

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existence lending his golden voice to advertisements and smoking weed. While striking up a relationship with a stand-up comic and attempting to reconnect with his estranged daughter, he searches for one final role to cement his legacy.

Kat ie Says Go odb y e USA, France - 2016 - 88 min 4/22/2017 8:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Wayne Roberts A kindhearted seventeen-year-old in the American Southwest turns to prostitution to fulfill her dream of a new life in San Francisco.

Par is Can W ait USA - 2016 - 92 min 4/22/2017 8:15 PM - The Triangle Director: Eleanor Coppola Anne is at a crossroads in her life. Long married to a successful, driven but inattentive movie producer, she unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with a business associate of her husband.

T h is Is Yo u r D eat h USA - 2017 - 104 min 4/22/2017 7:45 PM - The Triangle Director: Giancarlo Esposito Adam is a long-time TV personality who witnesses a murder which got the best ratings of his career, an experience that ultimately changes his world-view. Determined to show the “truth” he concocts a premise for a show in which people commit suicide live on TV, and the callous network execs greenlight the show.

When she refuses to be bussed off to another facility, she becomes assessed by a psychiatrist to evaluate her potential release.

T o mato R ed Ireland - 2016 - 112 min 4/23/2017 6:00 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Juanita Wilson Tomato Red is an original and moving film about daring to dream. Daring to be different. To be somebody. In the end, it’s not our talents that shape our lives, it’s our expectations. In Venus Holler, dreams can be the most dangerous thing of all.

Pacifi c R im Showcase Chinese Spotl ight

Co o k Up A St o r m China - 2017 - 97 min 4/24/2017 7:45 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Yip Wai Man A Cantonese street cook and his chief rival, a Frenchtrained Michelin-starred chef, discover they have a lot in common as they prepare for a world-famous culinary competition.

Plays with… Pr o mise China – 2016 – 16 min Director: Tian Xie

Canadian Spotl ight Wex f o r d P l a z a Canada - 2017 - 84 min 4/22/2017 8:15 PM - Island Cinema Director: Joyce Wong A slice-of-life dark comedy about Betty, a lonely female security guard working at a deteriorating strip mall. Isolated and friendless, a glimmer of hope appears when a make-up salesman shows Betty kindness, leading to an unexpected sexual encounter. Although Betty and her paramour are well meaning in their intentions, their behavior ends up causing both of their lives to unravel.

Ir ish Showcase A D at e F o r M ad M ar y Ireland - 2016 - 82 min 4/23/2017 6:00 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Darren Thornton An ex-con returns home after a short spell in prison - for something she’d rather forget. Her best friend is about to get married and when she refuses her a ‘plus one’ on the grounds that she probably couldn’t find a date, she becomes determined to prove her wrong.

T he Secr et Scr ipt ur e Ireland - 2016 - 108 min 4/23/2017 6:00 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Jim Sheridan In contemporary Ireland, St. Malachy’s asylum is being shut down and an elderly woman, who has spent most of her life there, is being prepared to be transferred.

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Japanese Spotl ight

T h e L o n g Ex cu se Japan - 2016 - 124 min 4/24/2017 7:30 PM - Edwards Big Newport 4/27/2017 5:00 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Nishikawa Miwa After his wife dies in a bus crash, a famous writer comes to terms with his grief, or lack of it, in caring for the children of a working man who also lost his wife in the same accident.

Plays with… T h e Bl u e Bu t t er f l y USA – 2016 – 5 min Director: Mei Li

Kor ean Spotl ight

T h e Qu een o f C r ime South Korea - 2016 - 103 min 4/24/2017 8:00 PM - Edwards Big Newport 4/26/2017 2:30 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Lee Yo-Sup

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An overly caring mother leaps into action when her son receives a thousand dollar water bill from the management office of his one room apartment. When investigation leads to suspicious characters around every corner, she begins to suspect that something shady is going down.

Vietnam ese Spotl ight

Th e Diar y Of F ir ef l ies (Ch o Em Gần An h T h êm Ch ú t N ữa) Vietnam - 2016 - 97 min 4/24/2017 7:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Văn Công Viễn An unexpected and deep love story between a young man who loses faith in life after the death of his mother to cancer, and a young woman who only wants to live the rest of her remaining days.

Swedish Spotl ight

S a mi Bl ood (S a mebl od) Sweden - 2016 - 110 min 4/25/2017 8:00 PM - The Triangle Director: Amanda Kernell A reindeer-breeding Sámi girl in 1930s Sweden is exposed to cultural racism and race biology examinations at her boarding school. She begins to dream of another life, but the only way to achieve her dream is to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.

SAMI BLOOD (SAMEBLOOD)

Austr al ian Spotl ight Don ’t Tell

Australia - 2017 - 110 min 4/24/2017 7:30 PM - Lido Theater Director: Tori Garrett Don’t Tell is the powerful true story of a young woman’s courageous battle for justice as she takes on the institutions that denied she had endured sexual abuse at a prestigious private school.

Euro pean Showcase Ital ian Spotl ight

Ear s (Or ecch ie) Italy - 2016 - 90 min 4/25/2017 8:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Alessandro Aronadio A man wakes one morning to find a note on his kitchen fridge informing him that his car is gone, and his friend Luigi is dead. What’s worse he’s got a ringing in his ears he just can’t shake, and he doesn’t even know who Luigi is. So begins a tragicomic day where he will be plunged into the folly of the world.

Ger man Spotl ight

Now h er e (N ir gen dw o) Germany - 2016 - 105 min 4/25/2017 8:15 PM - The Triangle Director: Matthias Starte A 25-year-old reluctantly returns to his childhood home after his father’s sudden passing. To his surprise, he rediscovers his middle of nowhere hometown as a summer paradise, and falls back in love with his former sweetheart. But in order to find purpose in his life, he must finally face the part of his past that made him leave home years ago.

Fr ench Spotl ight Th e Ou ts ider

France - 2016 - 117 min 4/25/2017 7:45 PM - The Triangle Director: Christophe Barratier Before the mortgage crisis began unfolding in 2008, causing chaos in world markets, another financial apocalypse was already underway at one of France’s most prestigious banks. A sophisticated trader at premier bank Societe Generale, Jerome Kerviel was taking out covert market positions of up to 50 billion Euros.

Latino Showcase Mexican Spotl ight

Th e Empty Box ( L a C a j a Vacia) Mexico, France - 2016 - 101 min 4/26/2017 8:00 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Claudia Sainte-Luce A young woman living in Mexico City receives a call informing her that her father is ill. Having not seen him in years, she’s perplexed that she’s the person contacted. After visiting him in the hospital, she discovers that her father is suffering from vascular dementia, and finds herself tasked with taking care of a man who’s stranger to her than the father she once knew.

Br azil ian Spotl ight

Bal l ad Of R etur n Brazil - 2016 - 132 min 4/26/2017 7:30 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Gustavo Rosa de Moura After a failed suicide, a man’s wife leaves both him and their two children. Wracked by the impossibility of knowing fully the woman he loves, the man tries to set her straight and recover the relationship they once had.

Chil ean Spotl ight

F a mil y L if e (Vida de F a mil ia) Chile - 2016 - 80 min 4/26/2017 8:15 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Alicia Scherson, Cristián Jiménez While house-sitting for a distant cousin, a lonely man fabricates the existence of a vindictive ex-wife withholding his daughter in order to gain the sympathy of the single mother he has just met.

ART, ARCHITECTUR E + DESIGN The Bar n R aiser s USA - 2017 - 54 min 4/24/2017 5:00 PM - Island Cinema

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Director: Kelly Rundle “The Barn Raisers” tells the story of America’s vanishing country cathedrals and the mysterious men who built them by examining Midwestern barns through the lens of architecture.

Plays with… BISHOP EDWARDS KING CHAPEL United Kingdom – 2015 – 5 min Director: Nilesh Patel

FREI OTTO: SPANNING THE FUTURE USA - 2016 - 60 min 4/27/2017 8:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: Joshua V. Hassel A documentary about the incredible life and work of Frei Otto. As an architect and engineer he laid the foundation for contemporary lightweight architecture, and his ideas are still awe inspiring decades after he revealed them.

THE GAMBLE HOUSE USA - 2017 - 57 min 4/23/2017 12:30 PM - The Triangle 4/25/2017 5:45 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Don Hahn Built in 1909 by Greene brothers Charles Sumner and Henry Mather, the Gamble House is recognized today as a National Historic Landmark. Navigate through the house’s elegant hallways, examine each of its unique rooms, and trace the history behind the house’s legacy as an American arts and crafts masterpiece.

MELE MURALS USA - 2016 - 66 min 4/25/2017 7:00: PM - Island Cinema Director: Tadashi Nakamura The stories of two graffiti artists, Stria Miyashiro and John Hina, and their joint quest to uphold Hawaiian culture and bring modern graffiti art to a new generation of Native Hawaiians.

UNTIL UNTIL THEY’RE THEY’RE GONE GONE

A film about landmines, the people who remove them, and hope.

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MR. FISH: CARTOONING FROM THE DEEP END USA - 2017 - 65 min 4/26/2017 7:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Pablo Bryant *Work In Progress* Screening Mr. Fish is a cartoonist who’s found career success creating compelling, and often, adult themed editorial cartoons. But now, editors once willing to back his controversial work are disappearing as fast as the newspapers which once employed him.

NEO RAUCH COMRADES AND COMPANIONS Germany, USA, Italy, South Korea - 2016 - 100 min 4/21/2017 5:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: Nicola Graef Neo Rauch provides insight into his art, his inner world, his past and what makes him one of the most successful German painters of his generation.

WINDSHIELD: A VANISHED VISION USA - 2016 - 46 min 4/22/2017 2:45 PM - Island Cinema Director: Elissa Brown In the mid-1930’s an idealistic patron of architecture boldly embraces modernism and sets out to change

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society by commissioning Richard Neutra’s first building on the East Coast.

Plays with… Th e Car n iv al o f D r ea ms USA – 2017 – 18 min Director: Lauren Vance

Action Spor ts 80 S o meth in g ( 80 e Tal ) Brazil - 2016 - 85 min 4/24/2017 7:45 PM - The Triangle Director: Rafael Mellin Dive into the surf culture of 1980s Brazil - a time when colorful personalities, and even more colorful surfboards, ruled. Journey through the vibrant decade that transformed surfing into a radical sport, the surfer into a professional athlete, and surf wear into a worldwide brand.

Betw een L an d an d S ea Ireland - 2016 - 90 min 4/27/2017 7:45 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Ross Whitaker This observational documentary embeds itself in the big wave surf community of an Atlantic surf town to present a thoroughly engaging and visually stunning portrait of life at land’s end.

It Ain ’t Pr etty USA - 2016 - 69 min 4/26/2017 8:15 PM - Island Cinema Director: Dayla Soul The next generation of female surfers will be defined by women’s media portrayals. It’s not just about the waves; it’s about creating new role models based on ability and determination.

Plays with… Icel an d Tr av er se Iceland, France, Germany – 2016 Director: Hans Rey, Cedric Tassan

ICELAND TRAVERSE

N or th of Kno w n Canada - 2016 - 51 min 4/21/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle Director: Bryan Smith The story of Gavin McClurg, the first person to complete ocweekly.com | NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL | April 13, 2017 | 13


an unsupported traverse of the Alaska Range by foot and paraglider.

Plays with… Ful l Mo o n Canada – 2016 – 15 min Director: Leanne Pelosi

Red Cha rg ers

4/24/2017 5:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Stephen Rooke Aerial Ireland is a fascinating and revealing story of Ireland: its geology, natural terrain, human history and built environment as seen from the air.

Aft er Au s ch wit z : T h e S t o ries o f S ix W o men

Portugal, USA - 2017 - 60 min 4/22/2017 11:45 AM - The Triangle Director: Rocky Romano, Miranda Winters Nazáre, Portugal. Winter 2015. Incredible swells have brought together some of the greatest big wave surfers in the world.

USA - 2017 - 82 min 4/23/2017 5:15 PM - The Triangle 4/27/2017 7:30 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Jon Kean Six Holocaust survivors struggle to find identity and a sense of place as they detail their lives following their death camp liberations.

Plays with…

ARREO

L et T h em Eat S u rf France – 2017 – 26 min Director: Jamie Tierney

S ecret s o f D es ert Po in t USA - 2017 - 44 min 4/24/2017 5:15 PM - The Triangle Director: Ira Opper The search for the perfect wave and the price paid for paradise found. One of the last great dirtbag adventures of the 20th Century and learning that if want to keep paradise, you need to stand up for it.

Argentina - 2015 - 93 min 4/23/2017 12:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: Tato Moreno Argentina. A family of goatherds. Their trade is at risk; their tale, inspiring.

Au g ie

U n d er an Arct ic S k y

USA - 2017 - 88 min 4/23/2017 5:30 PM - Island Cinema 4/27/2017 3:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: James Keach Armed with irreverent humor and a boundless love of life, paralysis has done little to slow down Augie Nieto, genius entrepreneur and LifeFitness mogul, who continues to work to find the cure for ALS.

USA – 2017 – 40 min Director: Chris Burkard

Cal ifo rn ia T y pewrit er

Plays with…

UN CHAINED : T h e U n t o l d S t o ry o f Frees t y le Mo t o cros s USA - 2016 - 91 min 4/26/2017 7:30 PM - Lido Theater Director: Paul Taublieb The story of the birth and rise of the most extreme sport on the planet, freestyle motocross.

USA - 2016 - 104 min 4/23/2017 2:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Doug Nichol A love letter to the enduring societal, historical, creative, and artistic value of typewriters.

U n d er An Arct ic S k y USA - 2017 - 40 min 4/24/2017 5:15 PM - The Triangle Director: Chris Burkard A group of surfers along with photographer Chris Burkard, journey to Iceland’s north coast in search of perfect waves during the largest storm in 25 years.

Plays with… S ecret s o f D es ert Po in t USA - 2017 - 44 min Director: Ira Opper

Wh it e Waves Germany, Spain - 2016 - 83 min 4/23/2017 3:00 PM - The Triangle Director: Inka Reichert Along the beaches of Europe, surfers fight against the pollution that is destroying the ocean and waves they love so much.

Document ar y Aerial Irel an d Ireland - 2017 - 46 min

CALIFORNIA TYPEWRITER

Cha rg ed : T he Ed u ard o G arcia S t o ry USA, Mexico - 2017 - 86 min 4/21/2017 5:15 PM - The Triangle 4/24/2017 5:00 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Phillip Baribeau Eduardo Garcia was a successful chef and adventurer whose life was forever changed after he was shocked with 2400 volts of electricity while out hiking. Near death, alone, and miles from help, Eduardo got up and took the first steps towards what would ultimately be years of recovery and rehabilitation.

Cit y o f Jo y USA - 2016 - 75 min

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4/23/2017 7:30 PM - Island Cinema 4/27/2017 5:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Madeleine Gavin A tale of hope and restoration unfolds in CITY OF JOY, a film that follows the first class of students at a revolutionary leadership center in war-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Co ur ses USA - 2017 - 82 min 4/22/2017 12:30 PM - Island Cinema 4/24/2017 3:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: Jack C. Newell Courses is an intimate portrait of how chef Jake Bickelhaupt evolved from running an illegal restaurant out of his home to being a culinary celebrity in less than a year and the toll it takes on his personal life.

Cr adl e O f Ch a mpion s USA - 2017 - 100 min 4/21/2017 8:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: Bartle Bull Follow three exceptional young fighters as they strive for amateur boxing glory and battle to change their lives forever by winning their own “Golden Gloves.”

Cr o s s ing Th e L in e United Kingdom - 2016 - 94 min 4/22/2017 5:15 PM - The Triangle Director: David Tryhorn Crossing The Line is the tragic yet uplifting story of Olympic hurdler Danny Harris, and his battle with his demons on and off the track.

D atel in e-S aig on USA - 2016 - 97 min 4/22/2017 2:30 PM - The Triangle 4/26/2017 5:45 PM - Island Cinema Director: Thomas D. Herman Lies, deceit, and the dangerous search for truth: a group of prize-winning journalists face fierce opposition as they attempt to uncover what’s actually going on in the Vietnam War.

Eli an Ireland, USA - 2017 - 110 min 4/22/2017 11:30 AM - The Triangle Director: Tim Golden, Ross McDonnell In 1999, five-year-old Elián Gonzalez was plucked from the Florida Straits after his mother and 10 others fleeing Cuba perished at sea. The ensuing custody battle between the boy’s father and his relatives would change the course of U.S.-Cuba relations forever.

F r o m Pag e to Stag e: F o r th e L o v e o f T h eatr e USA - 2016 - 70 min 4/23/2017 2:45 PM - The Triangle Director: Phil Scarpaci A talented troop of actors face the challenges of bringing a new play, the queer friendly comedy “Baby Oh Baby.” to life.

GOLD BALLS USA - 2016 - 88 min 4/25/2017 3:15 PM - Edwards Big Newport 4/26/2017 11:45 AM - Island Cinema Director: Kate Keckler Dandel

In the world of Ultra Senior tennis, octogenarians train like pros and travel like rock bands. Through the lens of this unique subculture, the film promotes discussion about what it takes to be a champion, regardless of age.

H en r y T. S eg er s tr o m: Imag in ing Th e F u tu r e USA - 2016 - 56 min 4/21/2017 5:45 PM - Island Cinema Director: Maria Hall-Brown The personal journey and broad impact of a man raised on a Southern California farm who played a part in discovering, celebrating and supporting some of the world’s great artists.

I’l l Pu s h Yo u Spain, USA - 2016 - 97 min 4/24/2017 4:45 PM - Island Cinema 4/25/2017 12:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: Terry Parish, Chris Karcher Despite one being in a wheelchair, two lifelong friends challenge themselves in joining other pilgrims in hiking Spain’s famed Camino de Santiago; a grueling 500-mile trek for any able-bodied outdoorsman.

Th e L av en d er Scar e USA - 2016 - 76 min 4/25/2017 5:15 PM - The Triangle 4/27/2017 5:45 PM - The Triangle Director: Josh Howard With the United States gripped in the panic of the Cold War, President Dwight D. Eisenhower deems homosexuals to be a security risk and orders the immediate firing of any government employee discovered to be gay or lesbian.

L etter s F r o m Bag h d ad USA - 2016 - 95 min 4/23/2017 8:00 PM - The Triangle Director: Sabine Krayenbühl, Zeva Oelbaum The story of Gertrude Bell who was a British born adventurer, archaeologist and powerful political force that helped draw the borders of Iraq and establish the Iraq Museum after World War I.

L iber ated: Th e N ew S ex u al R ev o l u tio n USA - 2017 - 84 min 4/22/2017 8:00 PM - Lido Theater 4/24/2017 5:45 PM - The Triangle Director: Benjamin Nolot With college spring break as the backdrop, this documentary examines today’s young adult hookup culture and the alarming normalization of sexual violence.

L ittle Sto n es USA, Brazil, India, Senegal, Kenya, Germany - 2017 - 86 min 4/23/2017 8:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Sophia Kruz Four women showcase how their artistic abilities can change the world.

Th e L o n g W ay Back : Th e Sto r y o f T o d d ‘ Z-Man ’ Zal k in s Germany, USA - 2017 - 96 min 4/21/2017 5:30 PM - Lido Theater 4/24/2017 5:15 PM - The Triangle Director: Richard Yelland After losing his childhood friend Bradley Nowell of

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Sublime to a heroin overdose, Todd Zalkins spirals into prescription pill addiction. After beating the odds and knocking his 17-year dependency, he dedicates his life to helping others who struggle with addiction.

Th e Longe s t Ro ad USA - 2016 - 120 min 4/25/2017 7:30 PM - Lido Theater 4/26/2017 5:15 PM - The Triangle Director: Matthew Charles Hall, Jennifer Salcido A group of American veterans and a Muslim heart surgeon return to the Middle East to aid Iraqi and Syrian refugees in the grasp of ISIS.

Lo s ing S igh t of S ho re USA - 2016 - 91 min 4/23/2017 11:45 AM - The Triangle Director: Sarah Moshman Four brave women set out to row across the Pacific Ocean from America to Australia.

MATTHEWS USA, United Kingdom - 2017 - 78 min 4/25/2017 5:15 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Ryan Scott Warren The incredible life and story of Sir Stanley Matthews, world famous soccer player, who used his status to defy the South African apartheid and teach an all-black semipro team in Johannesburg.

4/26/2017 7:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Erich Joiner Emmy Award-winning director Erich Joiner brings audiences an extraordinary behind-the-scenes view of the fiercely competitive struggle to get the new Ford GT race car ready to race at Le Mans in 2016 -- 50 years after the team’s historic 1966 win against its rival Ferrari.

S ea G y psies : Th e F ar S id e o f th e Wo rld USA - 2016 - 79 min 4/26/2017 7:45 PM - Island Cinema Director: Nico Edwards A hand-built gypsy boat crewed by a band of wandering miscreants, takes a reckless sailing expedition to Antarctica.

Sled D og s Canada - 2016 - 82 min 4/25/2017 5:45 PM - Island Cinema Director: Fern Levitt Explore both sides of the dog sledding industry and it’s crown jewel, the Alaskan Iditarod: the triumphant entertainment it provides, and the abuse that entertainment may be predicated upon.

SLED DOGS

Mix ed Matc h Canada - 2016 - 96 min 4/23/2017 5:15 PM - Island Cinema 4/26/2017 5:30 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Jeff Chiba Stearns Mixed-race blood cancer patients struggle to find blood marrow donors. With the multiracial community becoming one of the fastest growing demographics in North America, being mixed is no longer just a matter of identity, but one of life and death.

N o Dr es s C ode Req u ired Mexico - 2016 - 93 min 4/25/2017 7:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Cristina Herrera Borquez A couple in Baja California prepare for a grand wedding. There’s only one problem, they’re two men and their union is illegal.

Remembering Leon ard N imo y USA - 2017 - 74 min 4/23/2017 2:00 PM - Lido Theater Director: David Knight, Julie Nimoy Take an intimate journey into the life of Hollywood icon Leonard Nimoy, and his personal battle with COPD.

The Res ilien t H eart USA - 2016 - 74 min 4/23/2017 12:15 PM - The Triangle Director: Susan Froemke Dr. Valentãn Fuster, a world-renowned cardiovascular scientist, travels around the world, detailing how the intersection between science, medicine, early education and compassion can bring us towards better cardiovascular health.

The Retu rn

Stran g e O c c u rren c es i n a Small Iris h Village Ireland, Italy, USA - 2016 - 80 min 4/26/2017 3:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: Aoife Kelleher One dark evening in 1879 in the town of Knock, Ireland, fifteen villagers claim to witness a vision of the Virgin Mary. After two official inquiries, the village was declared a Marian Shrine.

Tak e My N o s e... Plea s e! Mexico, USA - 2016 - 99 min 4/22/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle 4/27/2017 5:15 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Joan Kron Two comediennes contemplate surgery and the possible impact it will have on their careers, relationships, and self-regard. Seriously funny and wickedly subversive, examine the role of comedy has in exposing the pressures on women to be attractive.

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Un t il T h ey ’r e Go n e Cambodia, USA - 2017 - 86 min 4/23/2017 8:00 PM - The Triangle 4/25/2017 7:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Christopher Lockett In the 1990s, wartime in Cambodia might’ve ended but the killing didn’t stop. Millions of landmines still exist across the nation, taking the lives of local farmers and children. Until They’re Gone follows Bill and Jill Morse in their mission to found the Landmine Relief Fund and aide Cambodia in its rehabilitation.

Wh at H appen ed i n V ega s USA - 2016 - 84 min 4/22/2017 2:45 PM - The Triangle Director: Ramsey Denison A series of Las Vegas MPD officer involved shootings are covered up to ensure the city of sin’s reputation as a safe tourist destination.

Wh en I wa s 6 , I k il l ed a d r ago n (Quan d j ’avais 6 a n s , j ’ai t ué un dr agon ) France - 2016 - 68 min 4/24/2017 12:15 PM - Island Cinema Director: Bruno Romy Mika is a 6-year-old diagnosed with leukemia. Follow her long road to recovery through the always colorful eyes of her and her family.

Wo man O n F ir e USA - 2016 - 83 min 4/24/2017 8:00 PM - The Triangle Director: Julie Sokolow Brooke Guinan, the first openly transgender New York firefighter, struggles against the macho customs of her trade, while her boyfriend, Jim, struggles to come out to his family.

Plays with… S ti l l L ia m USA – 2016 – 13 min Director: Vuk Lungulov-Klotz

Envir onmental T he Bul l ish Far mer USA - 2016 - 78 min 4/24/2017 7:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Ken Marsolais After a successful Wall Street Investment banker decides to call it quits, he moves to a farm in order to quietly mourn the loss of his best friend in the 9/11 attacks. There he raises a variety of livestock and crops, and goes head to head with Big Ag upon realizing that his methods of farming are not accepted.

Plays with… Wal k O n USA – 2016 – 8 min Director: Rachel Lattin, Michelle Sahlin, Brett Melnick, Peter Heres

Code o f Sur vival Germany - 2016 - 97 min 4/26/2017 5:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Bertram Verhaag Each year, millions of tons of Roundup are applied to ocweekly.com | NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL | April 13, 2017 | 19


the land leading to infertile soil, resistant superweeds, contaminated crops, and sick livestock. Follow researchers as they search for an achievable and viable organic alternative to the poison-addicted industrial model that is killing our planet.

Rive rBl u e: Can F a s h io n S av e t h e Pl an et ? Canada - 2016 - 94 min 4/22/2017 2:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: David McIlvride, Roger Williams Following international river conservationist Mark Angelo, this groundbreaking documentary examines the destruction of our rivers, its effect on humanity, and the solutions that inspire hope for a sustainable future.

S o n ic S ea USA - 2016 - 62 min 4/23/2017 2:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Michelle Dougherty, Daniel Hinerfeld After solving a tragic mystery involving a mass stranding of whales in the Bahamas, a former US Navy officer has changed the way we understand our impact on the ocean.

Plays with… Code Yel l o w USA – 2016 – 11 min Director: Erica Jaques

T o mo rrow ’s Pow er Columbia, Germany, Gaza - 2017 - 116 min 4/25/2017 7:30 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Amy Miller Three stories from Gaza, Germany and Colombia, of those challenging power structures, and trying to build a future of greater social and climate justice.

T o x ic Pu z z l e USA - 2017 - 85 min 4/22/2017 5:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Bo Landin With ALS and Alzheimer’s on the rise in many countries, questions on how to conquer them persist. Filmmaker Bo Landin Joins scientist Paul Cox on a global quest to find answers, discovering both shocking and inspiring results.

Family T h e Mice W ar USA - 2016 - 78 min 4/22/2017 11:45 AM - Island Cinema Director: David Chesky, Yu-Shu Liu The industrious Blue Mice of the North love to make money. In an effort to satisfy their greed, they decide to go to war with the passive Red Mice of the South.

Plays with… T he Ad v en t u re o f t he Aft ern o o n Taiwan – 2016 – 7 min Director: Vance Yang, Stella Huang

Scal es : Mermaid s Are Real USA - 2016 - 92 min 4/22/2017 4:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Kevan Peterson A week before her 12th birthday, Siren Phillips finds out

she’s going to turn into a mermaid. To make matters worse, a group of Mermaid Hunters are after her. Being ten was so much easier.

T h e S t o ryte lle r USA - 2017 - 90 min 4/23/2017 2:45 PM - Island Cinema Director: Joe Crump The love of an enchanted young girl brings wonder and healing to a broken family.

U n derco v er Gran d pa Canada - 2016 - 92 min 4/23/2017 11:30 AM - Island Cinema Director: Erik Canuel Jake’s date has just gone missing. What’s worse, he’s also saddled with his senile grandfather for the night.

Hor r or L ak e Bo d o m Finland, Estonia - 2016 - 85 min 4/22/2017 8:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Taneli Mustonen In 1960, every camper’s worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent. As the years passed, the unsolved mystery turned into an urban legend, a creepy campfire story passed from generation to generation.

Music Ca s s et t e: A D o cu men t ary Mix t ape USA - 2016 - 93 min 4/22/2017 3:15 PM - The Triangle Director: Zack Taylor Cassette inventor Lou Ottens digs through his past to figure out why the audiotape won’t die. Follow a series of one-on-one interviews with musicians, authors, historians, and Lou Ottens himself, as they express the personal empowerment the audiotape has given them.

H o rn F ro m T h e H eart : T h e Pau l B u t t erfiel d S t o ry USA - 2017 - 101 min 4/21/2017 5:15 PM - Island Cinema 4/25/2017 2:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: John Anderson Considered by many to be the greatest blues harmonica player of all time, Paul Butterfield began his career by breaking cultural barriers, learning at the feet of Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, and Little Walter. This is his complex story, told through his words and his music.

Man i n T h e Ca mo J ack et USA - 2017 - 79 min 4/24/2017 8:00 PM - The Triangle Director: Russ Kendall Mike Peters rose to fame as the lead singer of the Welsh rock group, The Alarm, only to be derailed by a battle with lymph cancer.

Ro bert S h aw - Man o f Man y V o ices USA - 2016 - 71 min 4/25/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle 4/27/2017 8:15 PM - The Triangle

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Director: Pamela Roberts, Peter Miller The remarkable story of Robert Shaw, a symphonic conductor whose choral music inspired peers and touched listeners around the globe.

SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY USA - 2016 - 93 min 4/23/2017 5:30 PM - The Triangle 4/24/2017 2:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Matt Schrader Hollywood’s premiere composers come together to give viewers a privileged and unprecedented look inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world’s most widely known musical genre: the film score.

NARRATIVE ACTORS ANONYMOUS USA - 2017 - 100 min 4/26/2017 8:00 PM - Island Cinema 4/27/2017 7:45 PM - Island Cinema Director: Melanie Aitkenhead, Abi Damaris Corbin, Shaun Duffy, Julio Vincent Gambuto, Justin S. Lee, Kelly Luu, Kevin Luu, Jess Maldaner, Leandro Tadashi, Juel Taylor, Julian Wolff, Kerry Yang The film adaptation of James Franco’s popular novel Actors Anonymous, exploring the lives of young actors in Hollywood, from the highs to the lows, to the lies and the heartbreak.

ANOTHER TIME Iran - 2016 - 82 min 4/25/2017 8:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: Nahid Hassanzadeh A chemical plant worker, who’s arrested during a demonstration and is imprisoned without trial, comes home after being released from prison, only to find out his daughter has given birth out of wedlock.

THE ARCHER United States - 2017 - 86 min 4/22/2017 5:45 PM - The Triangle 4/26/2017 7:45 PM - Island Cinema Director: Valerie Weiss Lauren is sentenced to a girls’ reform camp Paradise Ridge, nestled in the mountains of California. But this “reform camp” turns out to be a corrupt and twisted prison that breaks young girls and keeps parents in the dark.

ARIFA United Kingdom - 2017 - 91 min 4/22/2017 12:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Sadia Saeed Arifa’s life reaches a crisis when her escalating feelings for professional gamer, Ricardo, clashes with the reappearance of her estranged, transgressive father.

AXIS USA - 2017 - 85 min 4/22/2017 3:00 PM - The Triangle 4/26/2017 5:15 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Aisha Tyler On the morning he is set to star in a career-changing blockbuster film, an Irish actor trying to live down his rocky past confronts a series of devastating events that threaten his sobriety, his loved ones, and ultimately his life. OCWEEKLY.COM | NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL | APRIL 13, 2017 | 21


WORLD PREMIERE JACK THOMPSON ADEN YOUNG SARA WEST AND RACHEL GRIFFITHS AN INSPIRING STORY OF ONE VOICE HEARD ACROSS THE NATION

BIG BEAR USA - 2016 - 88 min 4/22/2017 5:30 PM - Lido Theater 4/24/2017 5:30 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Joey Kern A soon-to-be-married man’s world is turned upside down after his fiancé suddenly leaves him for another guy. Mired in denial, he decides to still go through with his bachelor party, and so he and his three friends take a trip up to Big Bear.

BOYS IN THE TREES Australia - 2016 - 112 min 4/27/2017 7:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Nicholas Verso A young teen is walking home when he encounters a victimized former friend. The teen takes pity on his former friend and agrees to walk him home. A normal walk through empty suburban streets descends into something darker as they tell each other ghost stories, and the teen is surprised to discover how much he still has in common with his estranged friend.

APRIL 24, 7.30PM THE LIDO THEATRE

BOYS IN THE TREES

“An engrossing film of rare and compelling authenticity.” IAN CALLINAN, RETIRED HIGH COURT JUDGE AND AUTHOR

BASED ON A TRUE STORY DONTTELLMOVIE.COM

BRAVE NEW JERSEY USA - 2016 - 91 min 4/23/2017 8:15 PM - The Triangle 4/25/2017 5:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: Jody Lambert A comedy about a small, New Jersey town on the night of Orson Welles’s legendary, 1938 “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast -- the hoax that terrified millions into believing Martians were invading America. An alien invasion movie where the aliens never show up.

CARDBOARD GANGSTERS Ireland - 2016 - 90 min 4/22/2017 8:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: Mark O’Connor A group of young lads attempt to gain control of the drug trade in a town called Darndale. They’ll do whatever it takes to obtain the glorified lifestyle of money, power and sex.

COLD SUN Japan - 2016 - 111 min 4/22/2017 5:15 PM - Island Cinema Director: Hidetaka Ito In the snowy countryside of Japan, four families struggle to get by. When a demon named Masumi enters their 22 | April 13, 2017 | NEWpOrT BEACH FilM FESTiVAl | OCWEEkly.COM


lives with promises of wealth, the families must decide between destitution or death.

Dead Dr aw USA - 2016 - 92 min 4/24/2017 7:45 PM - Island Cinema Director: Brian Klemesrud Someone knows about the 25 million, someone knows about the plane to Mexico, someone killed their getaway pilot. As loyalty turns to suspicion and friends become enemies, four criminals try to uncover the rat and escape their past, if they can survive the night.

Dev il ’s Gat e Canada, USA - 2016 - 94 min 4/27/2017 8:00 PM - The Triangle Director: Clay Staub In rural North Dakota, a local woman and her son mysteriously disappear. When an FBI agent helps the local sheriff search for answers, they track down the missing woman’s husband, and find that in the town of Devil’s Gate, nothing is as it seems.

Dom ain USA - 2015 - 97 min 4/24/2017 8:15 PM - The Triangle 4/27/2017 5:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Nathaniel Atcheson Years after a deadly virus has wiped out most of humanity, a social ecosystem of survivors is shattered when, one by one, they start mysteriously disappearing.

Fix ed USA - 2016 - 91 min 4/26/2017 8:15 PM - The Triangle Director: Alonso Mayo When Allan, a married father of three, finds himself with a vasectomy appointment, he decides to instead lose himself in an action-packed midlife crisis alongside his best friends.

Go o d Aft er B ad USA - 2016 - 99 min 4/21/2017 7:45 PM - Island Cinema 4/23/2017 5:00 PM - The Triangle Director: Anne-Marie Hess When a troubled young girl crosses paths with an eccentric bachelor, her life is changed forever.

HEAR T HE SILEN CE Germany - 2016 - 94 min 4/22/2017 7:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Ed Ehrenberg A small, lost unit of German soldiers seek shelter in a remote, snowy village in Ukraine. Separated from their company during a battle, they must stay in the small village, deep within enemy territory, and wait for an extraction.

Hear t , Baby ! USA - 2017 - 117 min 4/21/2017 5:45 PM - The Triangle 4/27/2017 2:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Angela Shelton An unknown and unbeatable Tennessee prison boxer turns down an opportunity to fight in the 1984 Olympics for a powerful and shocking reason.

Heav en ’s Fl o o r Canada, USA - 2016 - 86 min 4/23/2017 2:15 PM - The Triangle 4/27/2017 2:30 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Lori Stoll A photographer chases adventure from Los Angeles to the Canadian Arctic and finds herself in a battle between life and death. Abandoned on sea ice, she is rescued by a young Inuit girl, who introduces her to a unique and mysterious world, far from the superficiality of L.A.

The High Fr on t ier Poland - 2016 - 97 min 4/21/2017 8:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Wojciech Kasperski Father/son bonding time takes an extraordinarily dark turn when a former guard and his two teen boys receive an unexpected guest in their remote cabin along the Poland-Ukraine border.

Hol din g Pat t er n s USA - 2016 - 101 min 4/23/2017 8:15 PM - Island Cinema 4/24/2017 5:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Jake Goldberger A mid twenty-something with a lack of motivation is still living at home with his mother and stepfather. But when he meets the barista at a local coffee shop, his life finally starts to perk up.

I Hat e The Man In My Ba s emen t USA - 2017 - 102 min 4/22/2017 8:00 PM - Island Cinema 4/27/2017 2:45 PM - Island Cinema Director: Dustin Cook After his wife’s death, Claude struggles to appear normal while living with a Secret.

Ju s ti ce USA - 2017 - 99 min 4/22/2017 2:30 PM - Lido Theater Director: Richard Gabai A U.S. Marshal seeking justice for his brother’s murder defends a small town from a corrupt Mayor and his henchmen with intents to revive the civil war.

L a s t D ays Of S u mmer USA - 2016 - 104 min 4/23/2017 5:45 PM - Island Cinema Director: Aaron Harvey A middle-aged man in a stagnant marriage, finds his life upended when an attractive young woman and her seemingly abusive husband move in next door.

The Men USA - 2016 - 101 min 4/23/2017 5:15 PM - The Triangle 4/25/2017 5:30 PM - The Triangle Director: Michael G. Cooney A genius cryptographer is hired by a mysterious government agency to decrypt a message found in a satellite from the future. He soon finds himself embroiled in a battle for Earth’s future. Not to mention stalked by government agents and otherworldly beings.

Mena s he USA - 2017 - 82 min 4/26/2017 5:15 PM - The Triangle Director: Joshua Z Weinstein

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Within Brooklyn’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son. A tender drama performed entirely in Yiddish, the film intimately explores the nature of faith and the price of parenthood.

Moo n Dog s Scotland - 2016 - 90 min 4/24/2017 7:00 PM - Island Cinema 4/26/2017 2:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Philip John Two teenage stepbrothers embark on a road trip from Shetland to Glasgow that will push their tenuous relationship to the brink. When they encounter a beautiful aspiring Irish singer, both boys are beguiled, and passions come to a head with a music festival and an ancient Norse ceremony as the backdrop.

N eg at iv e USA - 2017 - 99 min 4/25/2017 7:45 PM - Island Cinema Director: Joshua Caldwell A former British spy flees Los Angeles for Phoenix after a deal with a cartel goes wrong. She’s joined by a street photographer who puts both their lives at risk by taking her photo at the wrong time in the wrong place.

T h e N ig h t W at c h men USA - 2016 - 79 min 4/25/2017 8:00 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Mitchell Altieri Three inept night watchmen, aided by a young rookie and a fearless tabloid journalist, fight an epic battle to save their lives. A mistaken warehouse delivery unleashes a horde of hungry vampires, and these unlikely heroes must not only save themselves but also stop the scourge that threatens to take over the city of Baltimore.

O u t of In no c en c e Ireland, United Kingdom - 2016 - 109 min 4/26/2017 5:00 PM - Island Cinema 4/27/2017 7:30 PM - Island Cinema Director: Danny Hiller In the midst of religiously fervent 1980s Ireland, a link is incorrectly made between the secret birth of a stillborn baby, and the brutal murder of another, leading to the wrongful accusal of a young mother.

O x en f r ee USA - 2016 - 82 min 4/23/2017 5:15 PM - Island Cinema Director: Dan Glaser Three foster brothers reunite at their old lake cabin following the death of their father, where the now-estranged adults relive a shared childhood by uncovering the ruins of their make-believe kingdom, ‘Oxenfree’...and face down the monster living within.

Pu s h ing Dead

INCLUDING NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN VIDEOS & PHOTOS

USA - 2016 - 110 min 4/23/2017 7:45 PM - The Triangle 4/27/2017 5:15 PM - Island Cinema Director: Tom E. Brown When a struggling writer who has been HIV positive for over 20 years deposits a one-hundred-dollar birthday check, he is dropped from his health plan for earning too much. In the new era of sort-of universal care, he must take on a helpless bureaucracy or come up with enough money to buy his own medication.

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SANCTUARY Ireland - 2016 - 85 min 4/22/2017 5:30 PM - The Triangle 4/25/2017 3:15 PM - Island Cinema Director: Len Collin Two mentally disabled people are in love for the first time as they attend a training center that gives them work. The problem is that them and the other attendees will soon be relieved of their duties.

SOME FREAKS USA - 2016 - 97 min 4/21/2017 5:30 PM - The Triangle 4/25/2017 5:00 PM - Island Cinema Director: Ian MacAllister-McDonald The romance between two teenage outcasts faces surprising struggles when both kids begin to alter their physical appearances.

SOUTH

toxic puzzle

hunt for thE hiddEn killEr A FILM BY BO LANDIN

NARRATED BY HARRISON FORD

Ireland - 2016 - 75 min 4/25/2017 5:30 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Gerard Walsh When a young man’s father passes away, he becomes severely isolated and searches for purpose in his life. After finding a photograph of his mother from when he was a child, he embarks on a spontaneous journey to find out who she is.

STUCK USA - 2017 - 85 min 4/23/2017 7:30 PM - Lido Theater Director: Michael Berry People from all walks of life take public transportation, especially the subway in New York City. When six strangers get stuck together on a stalled subway train one day, they realize they have nothing to do but talk to each other while they wait for help.

ZEN DOG USA - 2016 - 98 min 4/21/2017 8:30 PM - The Triangle 4/24/2017 5:15 PM - Edwards Big Newport Director: Rick Darge Mud runs a struggling virtual reality startup that promises to transport users to exotic locations from the comfort of their homes. When his eccentric cousin Dwayne shows up at his doorstep, he is introduced to the power of lucid dreaming, and begins to dream of himself across America on a road trip in a psychedelic Volkswagen.

RETROSPECTIVE

WORLD PREMIERE Saturday april 22, 2017

5:30 p.m. island Cinema, newport Center Q&A with Dr. Paul A. Cox and Director Bo Landin

Researching ALS and Alzheimer’s, he looked for a hidden killer. What he found was hope.

www.toxicpuzzle.com

ALADDIN USA - 1992 - 90 min 4/23/2017 11:00 AM - Lido Theater Director: Ron Clements, John Musker When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie’s magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her.

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN USA - 1952 - 103 min 4/23/2017 2:15 PM - Island Cinema Director: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly A spoof of the turmoil that afflicted the movie industry in the late 1920s when movies went from silent to sound.

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When two silent movie stars’, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont, latest movie is made into a musical, a chorus girl is brought into dub Lina’s speaking and singing. Don is on top of the world until Lisa finds out.

JOHN WAYNE RETROSPECTIVE

THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE USA - 1962 - 123 min 4/22/2017 11:30 AM - Island Cinema Director: John Ford A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

SHORTS A LITTLE HELP FROM YOUR SHORTS 4/24/2017 2:45 PM - Island Cinema

HOLD ON (HOUVAST) Netherlands - 2016 – 22 min Director: Charlotte Scott-Wilson

BOAT PEOPLE (BOOTSFLÜCHTLINGE) Germany - 2016 – 28 min Director: Paul Meschuh

BOAT PEOPLE

THE RAVENS Australia - 2016 – 23 min Director: Jennifer Perrott

SON (SOHN) Germany - 2016 – 19 min Director: Konstantinos Sampanis

ANIMATION FASCINATION 4/25/2017 7:45 PM - Edwards Big Newport

ALL THE WORLD IS A STAGE Germany - 2016 – 1 min Director: Hannes Rall

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Director: Stephen Cunnane

N ev er ( Mai)

A Lit t le Memo r y

Italy - 2015 – 19 min Director: Giulio Poidomani

USA - 2016 – 4 min Director: Nancy Wennan Zhang

Mamie Canada - 2016 – 6 min Director: Janice Nadeau

Mys t er y o f t h e S ec r et R o o m Canada - 2016 – 5 min Director: Wanda Nolan

S is y ph u s USA - 2016 – 4 min Director: Eric J Wright

Ol ilo USA - 2015 – 5 min Director: Ao Li

F o x An d T he Wh ale

Ar t Of A Dif f er ent Shor t 4/27/2017 2:00 PM - Island Cinema

Ber lin Met ano ia Germany - 2016 – 15 min Director: Erik Schmitt

S t r in g s At t ac h ed USA - 2016 – 9 min Director: Harris Cohen & George Rosenfeld

T h e Wiz ar d O z USA - 2016 – 23 min Director: Danny Yourd

All t h e Wo r ld i s a S t ag e Germany - 2016 – 1 min Director: Hannes Rall

Canada - 2016 – 12 min Director: Robin Joseph

Jo e Blau s t ein an d t h e Flo od of Flor en c e

Lilo u

USA - 2016 – 13 min Director: Alan Griswold

Lebanon, France - 2015 – 8 min Director: Rawan Rahim

C u r pige on USA - 2016 – 9 min Director: Dmitry Milkin

Amalimbo Estonia, Sweden - 2016 – 15 min Director: Juan Pablo Libossart

R o pes i n lif e (C u er d as en la v id a) Mexico - 2016 – 13 min Director: Gerardo Gonzalez Perez

Blin d Vaysh a Canada - 2016 – 8 min Director: Theordore Ushev

Ar ound The Wor l d In Shor ty Gays

Bis hop Ed war d K ing C h apel UK - 2015 – 5 min Director: Nilesh Patel

Beyo n d t h e C u r t ain ( 超越窗帘) USA - 2016 – 27 min Director: Haixu Liu

Asians on Fil m F estival o f S hor ts Pr esents 4/24/2017 2:15 PM – Edwards Big Newport

Fall In L in e India – 2016 - 4 min Director: Gautam Joshi

S eed USA – 2016 - 13 min Director: Nelson Lee

4/26/2017 8:30 PM - The Triangle

S ide k ic k s

Pleas e H o ld

USA – 2017 - 11 min Director: Leann Bowen

USA - 2016 – 15 min Director: Jerell Rosales

Pr et t y M Jo h n USA - 2016 – 13 min Director: Enrique Unzueta

Pin k S pr ing in Mex ic o (Pr imav er a R o s a en M éx ic o ) Spain - 2016 – 23 min Director: Mario de la Torre

T h e Dam Australia - 2015 – 15 min Director: Brendon McDonall

T h e Bir d W h o C o u ld Fly USA – 2016 - 19 min Director: Raphael Sbarge

Man g o S t ic k y R ic e USA – 2017 - 14 min Director: Mallorie Buenaventura Ortega

Dan c ing T h r o u gh Lif e: T h e D or o t h y USA – 2016 - 26 min Director: Rick Quan

Cultur e Shock Shor ts 4/27/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle

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Ben n y Go t S h o t USA - 2016 – 20 min Director: Malcolm Washington

Man n er s of Dy in g USA - 2016 – 22 min Director: Bo-You Niou

En emies w it h in (Enne mis à l ’in t ér ieu r ) France - 2016 – 27 min Director: Selim Azzazi

T h ir st f o r L if e (Du r st N ac h L eben ) Germany - 2016 – 16 min Director: Michael Siebert

Dan c in g In Yo u r Shor t s 4/27/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle

REPAIR at io n s! - T h e Mu sic al USA - 2016 – 14 min Director: Courtney Miller

Dan c e f o r J o y USA - 2016 – 17 min Director: Elizabeth Gracen

Ali c e USA - 2016 – 6 min Director: Kari Lee Cartwright

I’m N o t H ear in g Yo u Australia - 2016 - 5 min Director: Sophia Bender

Ear l y Mo u r n in g USA - 2016 – 14 min Director: Ben Hartley

R eal Ey es USA - 2016 – 11 min Director: Devin Jamieson

T he Bal l er ina , H er Sh o emak er an d H is Appr en t ic e USA - 2016 – 16 min Director: Eva Ye

N igh t Dan c in g UK - 2016 – 6 min Director: Barney Cokeliss

Env ir onment al S hor t Docs 4/22/2017 1:15 PM - The Triangle

Gar den er s o f t h e F o r est USA - 2015 – 14 min Director: Ceylan Carhoglu & Nicole Jordan-Webber

Min in g t h e Mo t h er L o de USA - 2016 – 8 min Director: H. Paul Moon

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Director: Kip Pastor

LOVE OF PLACE USA - 2016 – 9 min Director: Brian Olliver

ABOVE & BELOW SOCORRO Germany - 2016 – 33 min Director: Florian Fischer

HIGH TEA UK SHORTS

PARALLEL UNIVERSES UK - 2016 – 8 min Director: Liran Nathan

CIRCE AND THE BOY UK - 2017 – 14 min Director: Thomas Rowe

THE DRIVING SEAT

4/21/2017 5:45 PM - Island Cinema

UK - 2016 – 9 min Director: Phil Lowe

THE CAPTORS

LOVE SOMEHOW

UK - 2015 – 16 min Director: Chris Baugh

UK - 2016 – 30 min Director: Kate Cheeseman

OPEN MIKE

BRUCE

UK - 2015 – 16 min Director: Tobias Erdmann

THE FOLLOWERS OF GILGAMESH (ÐÐÐÐÐ ÐÐÐÐÐÐ)

UK - 2016 – 14 min Director: Adam Etheridge

IN THE SHORT GAME 4/22/2017 3:45 PM - The Triangle

Iraq, Qatar, UK - 2016 – 17 min Director: Abdul Jabbar Maki

THE BOXER

CRUMBLE

USA - 2016 – 15 min Director: Craig Cutler

UK - 2016 – 12 min Director: Pauline Lam

BEYOND THE FINISH LINE

REFUGEE

Singapore - 2016 – 15 min Director: Lena Goh

UK, Cameroon, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Columbia, Mexico, Germany, Greece, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, USA - 2016 – 24 min Director: Leslie Knott & Clementine Malpas

HOLLYWOOD WALK OF SHORTS 4/22/2017 5:00 PM - Island Cinema 6

LORNE Australia - 2015 – 14 min Director: Jesse Leaman

MY MOM AND THE GIRL USA - 2016 – 20 min Director: Susie Singer Carter

SYMPOSIUM USA - 2017 – 22 min Director: Tom Grady & Keith Oncale

BUNEE: THE BOY FROM CONSTANTA USA - 2015 – 14 min Director: Bunee Tomlinson

LEARNING TO CATCH USA - 2016 – 8 min Director: Drew Danburry

VADEN VERSUS USA - 2016 – 17 min Director: Brian Ducoffe

GAME USA - 2016 – 15 min Director: Jeannie Donohoe

IRISH COFFEE & SHORTS 4/23/2017 3:00 PM - Island Cinema

LEMONADE MAFIA

THE LADIES

USA - 2016 – 9 min Director: Anya Adams

Ireland - 2016 – 9 min Director: Jake McKone

LIGHTNINGFACE

WAIT

USA - 2016 – 19 min Director: Brian Petsos

Ireland - 2015 – 11 min Director: Audrey O’Reilly

I HEART UK SHORTS

GROUNDLESS

4/26/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle

LAMBING SEASON UK - 2016 – 17 min Director: Jack Benjamin Gill

Ireland - 2016 – 10 min Director: Eimear Callaghan

GONE VIRAL Ireland - 2016 - 7 min Director: Charlo Johnson

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By the award wining director of Glen

Campbell: I’ll Be Me

PCH FILMS in association with CK&D presents an ERIC CARLSON/JAMES KEACH PRODUCTION of A JAMES KEACH FILM “AUGIE”

original score by

JULIAN RAYMOND, BENNETT SALVAY edited by ELISA BONORA, PARKER LARAMIE cinematography by ALEX EXLINE, IAN COAD supervising producers NICOLAS HIPPISLEY-COXE, K AYLA THORNTON executive producers MICHELE FARINOLA, MICHAEL FERRO, ROBERT BRUNSWICK, LYNN HIRSHFIELD produced by ERIC CARLSON and JAMES KEACH directed by JAMES KEACH WWW.AUGIEMOVIE.COM

The Steve Jobs of the fitness industry and his journey from success to significance.

A film by James

Keach

Augie

screenings April 23rd 5:50pm / April 27th 3:00pm for ticket information go to: newportbeachfilmfest.com and search Augie

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Sec on d To N on e Ireland - 2016 – 7 min Director: Vincent Gallagher

D eir dr e Ireland - 2016 – 14 min Director: Jo Southwell

Bear ing Al l Ireland - 2016 – 9 min Director: Garret Daly

Th e N atio n H o l d s Its Br eath Ireland - 2016 – 20 min Director: Kev Cahill

Made in Cal if or nia Shor t 4/24/2017 5:15 PM - Island Cinema

El ite Fo re ve r USA - 2016 – 18 min Director: Trent Monahan

Ask M e An y th in g USA - 2016 – 9 min Director: Rowan Russell

Ec h o P ar k B l u es USA - 2016 – 17 min Director: Michael Bofshever ECHO PAR K BLUES

Ato n e USA - 2017 – 23 min Director: Damion Le Troy Smith

Mov e Me USA - 2015 – 22 min Director: Gabe Crate

Music of S hor t Genius Docs 4/24/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle

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GREAT FILM COMPOSERS AND THE PIANO USA - 2016 – 26 min Director: Ben Proudfoot

THE RAGMAN A HOBO’S STORY UNTOLD USA - 2017 – 15 min Director: Cy Dodson

OSCAR Canada - 2016 – 12 min Director: Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre

IN SEARCH OF PERFECT CONSONANCE Hong Kong - 2016 – 38 min Director: Ruby Yang

NIGHTMARE ON SHORT STREET 4/22/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle

KOOKIE Canada - 2016 – 12 min Director: Justin Harding

FEEDING TIME USA - 2016 – 12 min Director: Matt Mercer

WASTE USA - 2016 – 15 min Director: Justine Raczkiewicz

THE LOCK-IN UK - 2016 – 20 min Director: Will Norris & Craig Gallivan

THE SCARED ONE (L’EFFRAYÉ) France - 2016 – 13 min Director: Romain Lafargue & Thibault Lafargue

THE CLEANSING HOUR USA - 2016 – 18 min Director: Damien LeVeck

NO SHORT ANSWERS DOCS 4/24/2017 8:30 PM - The Triangle

THE SOUL OF A TREE USA - 2016 – 12 min Director: Mari Walker

BUD’S ODYSSEY USA - 2016 – 26 min Director: Mark Kirkland

SAFEZONE Australia, Egypt, USA - 2017 – 7 min Director: Jodie Livingston & Marco Bollinger

AN UNDENIABLE VOICE USA - 2016 – 15 min Director: Price Arana & Adam Rothlein

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- 2016 – 24 min Director: Leslie Knott & Clementine Malpas

Not Shor t o n R omance 4/21/2017 5:45 PM - The Triangle

Apo l o 81 Spain - 2015 – 11 min Director: Óscar Bernàcer

‘Goe s w it ho u t s ay in g France - 2016 – 11 min Director: Pierre Sabrou

Col d Co mf or t USA - 2016 – 9 min Director: David Calbert

L o s t an d F o u n d USA - 2016 – 5 min Director: Brandon Ruta

Ha v an a H o u se (Cas a Ha v an a) USA - 2016 – 11 min Director: Gaspar Gonzalez

O n T h e F r ame USA - 2016 – 5 min Director: Evan Vetter & Parrish Stikeleather

MESS iAH Australia - 2016 – 17 min Director: Damian Walshe-Howling

S u bmar ine

My Bes t F r ien d i s S t u ck on t h e Ceil in g

Lebanon - 2016 – 20 min Director: Mounia Akl

Australia - 2015 – 10 min Director: Matt Vesely

Dai’s G ar d en

S peed Dat e

USA - 2016 – 35 min Director: Ruohan Xu

USA - 2016 – 22 min Director: Shannan Leigh Reeve

Jew is h B l in d Dat e (Bl in d d at e à l a Ju iv e) Switzerland - 2015 – 15 min Director: Anaelle Mor

O n ce U po n a D r eam (Il É t ait u n e F o is ) Belgium - 2016 – 13 min Director: Anthony Nion

Ol der , Not Shor ter

Over th e Shor t Top 4/23/2017 1:30 PM - The Triangle

Cr eat o r USA - 2016 – 5 min Director: Jason Gudasz

Gor il l a France - 2016 – 14 min Director: Tibo Pinsard

T h e Cu d d le r

4/26/2017 2:45 PM - Island Cinema

USA - 2016 – 7 min Director: Rick Kellard

W inte r ’s Jo u r n ey (W inte r r eis e)

Jack i n t h e Bo x

Germany - 2015 – 26 min Director: Susanne Boeing

Canada - 2015 – 16 min Director: Robert DeLeskie

D ear Kat e

Rat ed

Canada - 2016 – 14 min Director: Ilona Elizabeth McCrea

USA - 2016 – 19 min Director: John Fortson

T he H ead Van ishe s

F l op S t op per s : A Mu s ical S hor t F il m

Canada, France - 2016 – 9 min Director: Franck Dion

USA - 2016 – 24 min Director: Corey Lubowich

S ol it u de

Shor t Adr enal ine R ush

Australia - 2015 – 6 min Director: Michael Raso

T h e L egen d ar y Jer r y G Canada - 2016 – 18 min Director: Kelly Makin

As s is t ed L iv in g USA - 2017 – 21 min Director: Dan Hunt

On A Shor t Mission 4/23/2017 11:00 AM - The Triangle

4/22/2017 8:30 PM - The Triangle

T h e W it ch in g H o u r USA - 2016 – 12 min Director: Riley Geis

T he S h ad o w H o ur s USA - 2016 – 18 min Director: Kyle Higgins

V is ito r s USA - 2016 – 15 min Director: Alon Juwal

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Anim al

Th ing s Th at N o bo dy Tol d H im

USA - 2016 – 10 min Director: Ramez Silyan

USA - 2016 – 29 min Director: Irina Khozyainova

Po ps y

XING

France, Canada - 2016 – 18 min Director: Julien Homsy

USA - 2016 – 10 min Director: Rosa Costanza

Thr eshe r

Spok en W or d

Canada - 2016 – 13 min Director: Alex Clark

USA - 2016 – 26 min Director: Ilan Muallem Srulovicz

Shor t Femme Factor

Tal e o f th e K ite

4/25/2017 2:00 PM - Island Cinema

To u c h Canada - 2016 – 16 min Director: Noel Harris t ouch

USA - 2016 – 29 min Director: Michael Fallavollita

Shor t L uck O’ The Ir ish 4/23/2017 12:15 PM - Island Cinema

G r idl o c k Ireland - 2016 – 19 min Director: Ian Hunt Duffy

W e Hav e Eac h Oth er Ireland - 2016 – 18 min Director: Naomi Sheridan

Day O f f Ireland - 2016 – 14 min Director: Stephen Hall

Date N ig h t Ireland - 2016 – 11 min Director: Ross Carey

U is c e Beath a (Water o f L if e) Ireland - 2016 – 11 min Director: Elaine Kennedy

Pebbl es Ireland - 2016 – 14 min Director: Jonathan Shaw

Minh Tâ m France - 2016 – 24 min Director: Vincent Maury

Bambin a

Shor t Memor y L ane 4/26/2017 5:15 PM - Island Cinema

Deaf bl in d C ou pl e

Italy - 2016 – 9 min Director: Alexis O. Korycinski

USA - 2015 – 3 min Director: Esteban Pedraza

R ox y

Poo l

Luxembourg - 2016 – 8 min Director: Fabien Colas

Brazil - 2016 – 29 min Director: Leandro Goddinho

S ee Me N o w

Yo u th

Canada - 2016 – 7 min Director: Sharon Lewis

USA - 2016 – 18 min Director: Brett Marty

S eeing is Bel iev ing : W o men Dir ec t

H o pe

USA - 2017 – 28 min Director: Cady McClain

Switzerland - 2016 – 6 min Director: Michael Scherrer

Shor t Inte r pl ay With R eal it y

To B u il d a F ir e

4/21/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle

France, UK - 2016 – 13 min Director: Fx Goby

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Director: Ben Rock

Mil es O f S an d India, Sweden, United States - 2016 – 12 min Director: Sonejuhi Sinha

The S pa Australia - 2015 – 8 min Director: Will Goodfellow

Shor t Notes on Lif e 4/27/2017 5:00 PM - Island Cinema

Sm il e Italy - 2017 – 4 min Director: Tullio Imperatore

Bre ath (R espir o) Italy - 2016 – 7 min Director: Andrea Brusa & Marco Scotuzzi

Tempor ar y. USA - 2016 – 12 min Director: Milena Govich

Ana tomy Sweden - 2016 – 7 min Director: Patrik Eklund

D ear Kid (Äl s kade Unge ) Sweden - 2016 – 12 min Director: Frida Kempff

D r ea mkeeper USA - 2016 – 9 min Director: Whitney Stephenson

G l impse USA - 2016 – 6 min Director: Enrique Mendoza

Bath r ooms Australia - 2015 – 11 min Director: Angeline Armstrong

Er n ie USA - 2016 – 17 min Director: Hadley Hillel

Shor t o n Time 4/23/2017 3:45 PM - The Triangle

D ar k Mac h in e Netherlands - 2016 – 24 min Director: Sander van Dijk

Ic ar us USA - 2016 – 19 min Director: Tom Teller

Th e Time Ag en t (시간 에이전트) Republic of Korea - 2016 – 29 min Director: Jude Chun

Futur e Boy f r ien d USA - 2015 – 11 min

Shor t Slice of L if e Docs 4/22/2017 11:00 AM - The Triangle

H av en USA, Malawi - 2016 – 15 min Director: Nate Hochstetler & Gabriella Pinel

Str aw s USA - 2017 – 32 min Director: Linda Booker

H an d .L in e.Cod Canada - 2016 – 13 min Director: Justin Simms

H er & M e USA - 2015 – 14 min Director: Shelby Hadden

Par c he d USA - 2016 – 16 min Director: Christy Westad & Elijah Guess

Shor ts Asylum 4/21/2017 8:15 PM - The Triangle

Th e C all UK - 2016 – 11 min Director: Ethan Jahan

W an der ing Soul Australia - 2016 – 12 min Director: Josh Tanner

Br eak My Bon es USA - 2016 - 23 min Director: Anthony Collamati

Son (F il s ) Luxembourg - 2016 – 14 min Director: Cyrus Neshvad

Home Ed uc ation UK - 2016 – 24 min Director: Andrea Niada

Star ting Over S hor tly 4/25/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle

Stan dp oin t USA - 2016 – 16 min Director: Erik Hirschhorn

Bon Voyage Switzerland - 2016 – 22 min Director: Marc Wilkins

Somebod y El s e (其他人) China - 2016 – 15 min Director: Laurent King

No Mon s ter s in Ber l in USA, Germany - 2016 – 15 min

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Director: Kate Holland

A CHILDREN’S SONG USA - 2016 – 26 min Director: Shayna Cohen

SURVIVAL OF THE SHORTEST 4/23/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle

PERFECTLY NORMAL USA - 2016 – 11 min Director: Joris Debeij

JOHNNY PHYSICAL LIVES USA - 2016 – 22 min Director: Joshua Neuman

EVEREADY Uganda - 2016 – 8 min Director: Paul Szynol

DUTEE USA - 2016 – 23 min Director: Vanessa Hudson

BLIND SUSHI USA - 2016 – 16 min Director: Eric Heimbold

STILL SOPHIE USA - 2016 – 6 min Director: Caroline Knight

TEEN MEAN SHORTS 4/22/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle

IN THE BEGINNING WAS WATER AND SKY USA, Canada - 2017 – 13 min Director: Ryan Ward

THAT PARTY THAT ONE NIGHT USA - 2016 – 14 min Director: Mylissa Fitzsimmons

HI-GLOW RETRO USA - 2016 – 14 min Director: Alex Morsanutto

MACKENZIE USA - 2016 – 18 min Director: Sofia Astrom

WANNABE USA - 2016 – 16 min Director: Matthew Manson

SUPOT Philippines - 2016 – 12 min Director: Phil Giordano

WAITING TO DIE IN BAYSIDE, QUEENS USA - 2016 – 6 min Director: Garrett Tripp

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4/22/2017 2:15 PM - Island Cinema

FERRUCCIO s t ory of a (l it t l e) robot Italy - 2017 – 6 min Director: Stefano De Felici

S h oshan nah ’s S k at eboard USA, UK - 2016 – 13 min Director: Kate Ascott-Evans

T h e Bes t a n d t h e Lon el ies t D ays USA - 2016 – 16 min Director: Qianzhu Luo

A mal imbo Estonia, Sweden - 2016 – 15 min Director: Juan Pablo Libossart

D a C apo USA - 2016 – 13 min Director: Barbara Stepansky

S t il l Soph ie USA - 2016 – 6 min Director: Caroline Knight

Ropes in l ife (Cuerd a s en l a v id a) Mexico - 2016 – 13 min Director: Gerardo Gonzalez Perez

The Shor t Way Out 4/23/2017 8:15 PM - The Triangle

Min e is t h e Sun l ig h t : Refug ee Yout h in German y USA - 2016 – 34 min Director: David Swift, Scott Owen, & Mike Cooley

Ey es of Ex od us Greece, USA - 2016 – 27 min Director: Alexandra Liveris

Le Quin z e Mai à Paris France - 2017 – 10 min Director: Janek Ambros

De t ermin at ion Is Min e USA - 2016 – 35 min Director: Patricia Kelikani

The Thr il l o f the Shor t 4/25/2017 8:30 PM - The Triangle

Cul- De-S ac USA - 2016 – 14 min Director: Damon Russell

The hilarious untold stories of an IBS support group

L a s t C al l USA - 2016 – 11 min Director: Joe Taylor

Hit ch h ik ing (Aut o-S t op) France - 2017 – 14 min Director: Cédric-Alexandre Saudinos

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USA - 2016 – 8 min Director: Nicholas Rose

Th e La s t Ru n ( U n e Dern ière Co u rs e)

N o Ev il

France - 2016 – 19 min Director: Sérgio do Vale

USA - 2016 – 19 min Director: Mike Gan

Bao

O h W h at a W on derfu l Feeling

China - 2016 – 18 min Director: FEI Yanqiu

Canada - 2016 – 14 min Director: Francois Jaros

O u r Bro k en H eart Sweden - 2015 – 11 min Director: Niclas Larsson

‘Til Shor t Do Us Par t 4/26/2017 6:00 PM - The Triangle

Unusual Shor t Cir cumstances 4/23/2017 7:45 PM - Island Cinema

I Lo v e N ew Y o rk USA - 2016 – 11 min Director: I LOVE NEW YOR K

S ha mbha la Nepal - 2016 – 12 min Director: Michael Roth

Stu ck (Kl em) Netherlands - 2015 – 10 min Director: Mathijs Geijskes

Th e Tru th o f U s USA - 2016 – 5 min Director: Destinee Stewart

Th an k s fo r Dan cing (Tak k fo r tu ren ) Norway - 2016 – 18 min Director: Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken

Cu p o f Co ffee Israel - 2016 – 13 min Director: Nurith Tzoreff Markuse

W ho ’s W ho in Myco lo g y Czech Republic, USA - 2016 – 15 min Director: Marie Dvorakova

Th e G a mes W e Play USA - 2016 – 10 min Director: Rich Newey & Annika Marks

Unl ikely Fr iendships, Shor tl y 4/26/2017 8:15 PM - The Triangle

Th e Bo y by Th e S ea (De Jonge n Bij De Z ee) Netherlands - 2016 – 6 min Director: Vasily Chuprina

Fo r a G o o d Time USA - 2016 – 20 min Director: Aemilia Scott

S qu irrel Is lan d UK - 2016 – 21 min Director: Astrid Goldsmith

Ellen In fin ity Canada - 2016 – 16 min Director: Aidan West

Red Apples ( K armir K h n dz o r) Armenia - 2016 – 15 min Director: George Sikharulidze

Ein s tein- Ro s en Spain - 2016 – 9 min Director: Olga Osorio

Z a ar USA - 2016 – 11 min Director: Ibrahim Nada

Orbital In n France - 2016 – 15 min Director: Pierre Alain M’barga

Friday N igh t France, USA - 2016 – 16 min Director: Alexis Michalik

Th e Green R abbit & Th e Ice Crea m G irl USA - 2016 – 13 min Director: Eoin C. Macken

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Voices & Shor t Choices 4/25/2017 4:30 PM - Island Cinema

In c o mpl et e (In c o mpl et s ) France - 2015 – 12 min Director: Mickaël Schapira Villain

Al z h eimer ’s : A L o v e S t o r y USA - 2015 – 16 min Director: Gabe Schimmel & Monica Petruzzelli

T h e Day t h e Mu s ic D ied USA - 2016 – 6 min Director: Jonathan Bower

Ju st , go ! Latvia - 2017 – 10 min Director: Pavels Gumennikovs

T h e Ev an s Gir l USA - 2016 – 13 min Director: Val Jashari

Was h ed Away USA - 2016 – 18 min Director: Dana Nachman

WASHED AWAY

S t r o n g es t I ’l l Ev er B e USA - 2017 – 14 min Director: Phil Ebiner

S peec hl es s Germany - 2016 – 6 min Director: Robin Polak

Zest f or Shor t Lif e 4/27/2017 8:30 PM - The Triangle

S h y G u ys USA - 2016 – 8 min Director: Fredric Lehne

Ha n djo b USA - 2015 – 8 min Director: Alex Heller

Eden H o s t el (H o s t al Eden ) Spain - 2016 – 13 min Director: Gonzaga Manso ocweekly.com | NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL | April 13, 2017 | 45


Happy

Th e Ad v en tu r es O f L u c y

Australia - 2015 – 12 min Director: Laura Dudgeon

USA - 2016 - 14:40 min Director: Teddy Valentovich

F er us

Th e Tr ag ic Fall Of Valley Rob

USA - 2016 – 4 min Director: Heather Langley

USA - 2016 - 15:14 min Director: Michael Priestley

For You r O wn Saf ety (Zu Ih r er Eig en en S ic h er h eit)

Star T r ek War s

Germany - 2016 – 15 min Director: Florian Heinzen-Ziob

C h at Mean s Cat (C h at Vol D ir M oix ) Spain - 2016 – 22 min Director: Jaume Carrió

Mad am Blac k New Zealand - 2015 – 11 min Director: Ivan Barge

Cal if or nia State Univers it y at Ful l er ton 4/22/2017, 1:00 PM The Triangle

Zahn f ee USA - 2016 - 17:30 min Director: Neo Nguyen

Th e For eign Per s pec tiv e USA - 2016 - 10:26 min Director: Ronja Boehringer, Susanne Gartler

C he r r y Van illa USA - 2016 - 2:21 min Director: Summer Wagner

An on ymou s Lov e USA - 2016 - 14:00 min Director: Anna Bohannan

Tr an USA - 2016 - 16:53 min Director: Kayci Zukowski

S h oes USA - 2016 - 10:12 min Director: Tanner Perkins

Dan iel Mar tin Timelapse R eel USA - 2016 - 1:18 min Director:

Th e H it USA - 2016 - 13:16 min Director: Taylor Anderson

Cal if or nia State Univers it y at Long Beach

USA - 2016 - 24:52 min Director: Joshua Hoh

Chapman Univers it y 4/22/2017, 3:30PM The Triangle

Aeon USA - 2016 - 3:55 min Director: Derek O’Dell

Th e Witc h ing Ho u r USA - 2016 - 12:29 min Director: Riley Geis

Blac k Mag ic USA - 2016 - 11:10 min Director: Rachel Bass

G r oomed USA - 2016 - 3:4 min Director: Samantha Armiger

D eath i n a Day USA - 2016 - 14:4 min Director: Lin Wang

Pr og r am 4 USA - 2016 - 15:13 min Director: Brianna Pressey, Jack Sample

Roc k et USA - 2016 - 28:54 min Director: Brenna Malloy

Or ange Coast Col l ege 4/23/2017, 3:00 PM Lido Theater

Dan c e Lik e No bod y ’s Watc h ing USA - 2016 - 10:0 min Director: Kit Tran

Come Aliv e USA - 2016 - 2:30 min Director: Themistocles Kaltsidis

Luc h a D r eams

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USA - 2016 - 8:30 min Director: Vico Hernandez

The Triangle

Solo S q u adr on

Satu r d ay Mor n ing Af ter S c h ool

USA - 2016 - 12:0 min Director: Ivan Hoz

USA - 2016 - 14:43 min Director: Julian Espinosa

Id iots

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USA - 2016 - 8:0 min Director: Brandon Charley

A Ch an ce To L iv e USA - 2016 - 16:0 min Director: Timothy Fraley

Th e Occ Pian o P r o g r am USA - 2016 - 8:0 min Director: Josh McLendon

Saddle back Colle ge 4/22/2017, 11:00 AM Lido Theater

Ballo o in ator USA - 2016 - 6:52 min Director: Joshua Seigel

Apar t USA - 2016 - 5:47 min Director: Luke Konopasky

Kas s ie’s Raptor s USA - 2016 - 11:43 min Director: Greg Stevenson

Win ter ’s S o r r o w USA - 2016 - 8:25 min Director: Lawrence Humphreys

Th e Beas t O f B ackclif f B ay USA - 2016 - 15:00 min Director: Michael Gall, Jake Houlihan

We Dead, Fam! USA - 2016 - 13:49 min Director: Khash Hassanpour

REPAIRatio n s ! - Th e Mu s ical USA - 2016 - 14:08 min Director: Courtney Miller

Univer sit y of Cal if or nia at Ir vine 4/23/2017, 11:15 AM The Triangle

Cas ting Call USA - 2016 - 5:53 min Director: Phillip Arroyo Long

Dp O n S et USA - 2016 - 11:15 min Director: Samantha Bejarano, Phillip Arroyo Long

Blu USA - 2016 - 3:00 min Director: Rob Alpine

Per mis s io n T o S h o o t USA - 2016 - 19:15 min Director: Kevin Que

Joh n Joh n G oe s V ir al USA - 2016 - 8:37 min 48 | April 13, 2017 | NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL | ocweekly.com


Director: Joanne Ducot

INVASIVE SPECIE - 2016 - 7:08 min Director: Anna Ialeggio

ELMER’S BOTTLE TREE RANCH-A COLORFUL OASIS - 2016 - 3:52 min Director: Brandon Yavas

A SEQUEL TO USA - 2016 - 10:20 min Director: Sasha Bergstrom-Katz

BECOME YOUNGER USA - 2016 - 6:33 min Director: Miranda Javid

JODAIKO: JAPANESE TAIKO DRUMMING AT UC IRVINE USA - 2016 - 5:51 min Director: Nathan Serrano

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 4/23/2017, 1:30 PM The Triangle

GRANDMA MONEY USA - 2016 - 14:00 min Director: Veronica Rodriguez

MOSQUITO: THE BITE OF PASSAGE USA - 2016 - 7:00 min Director: Brian Vincent Rhodes and Teng “Eric” Cheng

LONELY AS GOD USA - 2016 - 17:58 min Director: Sasha Flamm

THE COUPLE DOWNSTAIRS USA - 2016 - 19:58 min Director: David Pace

PARA ELLOS USA - 2016 - 23:25 min Director: Christian Contreras & Victoria De La Torre

MUSIC VIDEO SHOWCASE Friday, April 21st – 8:30PM The Triangle

NOBODY SPEAK DJ SHADOW FT. RUN THE JEWELS UK - 2016 - 3:40 Director: Sam Pilling A convincing take on high-level international diplomacy that very quickly turns into a hilarious if slightly scary international brawl.

FULL SAIL MONSTER RALLY USA - 2016 - 3:49 Director: Nick Ray McCann Bored with his daily routine of watching the world outside his window, Moonball daydreams of a chance to OCWEEKLY.COM | NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL | APRIL 13, 2017 | 49


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Wycl ef Jean

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Yo u n g Thu g

Fan ta s y

USA - 2017 - 4:52 Director: Ryan Staake Pomp&Clout was hired to make a music video for Young Thug and it all went to sh*t during production.

Kar i Fau x USA - 2016 - 3:41 Director: Carlos Lopez Estrada A story about heartbreak.

Being

Ru n n ing

Mil l in gto n

Mo d er at

Australia - 2016 - 3:41 Directors: Josh Thomas and Darcy Prendergast A lonely woman falls head over heels in love. The only problem is her date is not human - he’s a giant parasite.

Germany - 2016 - 4:14 Director: Jakob Grunert The tale of a pilot going through a big transformation.

G engh is Kh an Miike Sn o w USA - 2016 - 4:07 Director: Ninian Doff The suave hero strapped into a lazer beam killing machine, and the bald villain poised to kill him, remote in hand. Then it turns out that Goldnose’s real enemy is not tied up in his underground lair at all.

40 N ig h t s O yst er K id s USA - 2017 - 3:16 Director: Kamell Allaway A young man and a blue woman live out a reclusive life together, until she begins to decay.

S u n d ay S a x o n O ld Man Sa x on USA - 2017 - 4:07 Director: Anthony Yano Hays A young boy escapes the crush of the city by exploring his inner self in a distant forest.

H al fway t o N o whe re Chelo u USA - 2016 - 3:12 Directors: Andy Baker and Polly Nor A woman tries to escape how she is perceived by others only to discover the ability to look within herself.

Mich el a Pasqu al e D emis Po sad in u Italy - 2016 - 4:06 Director: Paolo Pisanu A dark and empty city is the background to a story of loneliness, where winning a modest bet is the pretext for a man to continue to live another night.

Bad Boy

T erro r St eady Ho l iday USA - 2017 - 5:24 Director: Joseph Armario While cleaning her house, a woman finds a creature living in her couch that will not die.

Tr o u ble With Bo ys Dav id Ba z an USA - 2016 - 3:30 Director: Brandon Vedder Art speaks when words fail. When the world changed overnight and words failed David Bazan, he released this video for his daughter and all womankind, to express: YOU ARE WORTHY OF LOVE.

16 S h o t s V ic Men sa USA - 2016 - 5:23 Director: Ace Norton A harrowing exploration of the police shooting of a Chicago teen.

Co me Al iv e The Jez abel s Australia - 2015 - 5:50 Directors: Xin Li and Darcy Prendergast A witch flees from the peril that surrounds her in this tale of a bleak witch hunt set in colonial Tasmania.

T h e Wo rl d En d er L or d Hu r on USA - 2016 - 4:39 Director: Ariel Vida A man’s life is burned to the ground, but he’s back from the dead on a quest for vengeance.

Ev ery bo d y Wan t s T o L o v e Yo u Japan ese Br eakfast

Canada - 2016 - 3:39 Director: Brianne Nord-Stewart When the bad boy envelopes you from all directions, like the wind.

USA - 2016 - 2:32 Directors: Michelle Zauner and Adam Kolodny The audience is taken on a lonely bender through the streets of Philadelphia by a woman wearing the wedding dress of her mother, in this uplifting celebration of her life.

S ta n d D o wn

Kol s h ik

Mo r r issey & M ar shal l

L en in g r ad

Ireland - 2016 - 3:26 Director: James Skerritt There will eventually come a time when we’ll come

Russia - 2017 - 4:18 Director: Ilya Naishuller An epic Rube Goldberg series of catastrophic mishaps.

R y kka

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