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Moral Conundrums

What a tangled web we weave when we really, really want something. It’s a web that is woven inside a small Italian cafe called The Place, which is also the name of an engrossing film. 732 more words


Family Longings

I’m on my way back from the Newport Beach Film Festival. Of the films I saw, one of the recurring themes was youth and growing up in this cultural moment. 923 more words


In Short

By the time you read this, I will be at the 19th annual Newport Beach Film Festival. Since I started attending with my brother, Jay, six or seven years ago, one of the things that I’ve come to appreciate is the short film program. 869 more words


Idaho Horror Story

There are some things that are too horrific to face straight on. You have to shield your eyes, take a side glance, observe from an oblique angle. 1,108 more words


Penny Slinger: Out of the Shadows

LOS ANGELES—Penny Slinger: Out Of The Shadows is the incredible, untold story of the British artist Penny Slinger and the traumatic events that led to the creation of her masterpiece, the 1977 photo-romance, An Exorcism. 290 more words

LA Art

Cuban Film = Cuban Food

The Newport Beach Film Festival has added a Culinary division this year, and the film entitled “Cuban Food Stories” caught my attention. So on Sunday afternoon with my friend Jennifer we watched this interesting story directed and narrated by Asori Soto. 378 more words

Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight 2018- Custody

 French Spotlight Showcase –  Custody –

Jusqu’à la Garde 

Venue: The Triangle | 1h 33m

Date: Tuesday, May 1, Time: 7:45- 9:03 pm

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