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Dirty Old Wedge: Review

The endeavor to create an objective documentary film about Wedge is an unenviable task. More than six decades of rivalries, machismo, localism and diverse waveriding make it a difficult subject to document without hard feelings. 438 more words


Newport Beach Film Festival - German Spotlight Event

NBFF 2016 – German Spotlight Event

Warning: We’re being watched!  With over 350 independent and international films, as well as nightly gala events and industry seminars, this year’s Newport Beach Film Festival offered a rich variety of events in which art, entertainment, and cultural fans could partake in. 676 more words

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[KROQ This Week] Newport Beach Film Festival, Friday Night Party, Donate Life Run/Walk, Race With A View, And More

And that’s a wrap on Coachella! What an amazing two weekends, you know, from what we can remember. Anyway…

Now that we’re back, it’s time to do some giving back to the community. 799 more words


Film 'Love is All You Need?' touches hearts and sheds light on issues of LGBTQ+ bullying and suicide

The cast and crew of “Love is All You Need?” attend the Friday night screening of their film at the Newport Beach Film Festival.

Actress Ava Allan describes the importance of accurately portraying the role of bully Paula Santilli. 1,002 more words


Ticket Give Away for German Spotlight Film & Gala at Newport Beach Film Festival

One Free ticket for 2 lucky winners

The Newport Beach Film Festival has started and for one week will dazzle us with over 350 independent and international films, nightly gala events and free educational seminars with directors and actors. 152 more words

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Newport Beach Film Fest Honors Revered Composer Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach, who’s being honored at the Newport Beach Film Festival with its Legends Award, is a kind of anomaly in modern pop. With lyricist Hal David, the composer was responsible for more than 50 top 40 hits back in the day when Motown, the British Invasion and homegrown psychedelia all shared the same air space on the FM radio dial. 314 more words


Rita Moreno Continues to Build on Her Prized Legacy

It’s fitting that “Remember Me” is the name of Rita Moreno’s new road-trip comedy. Since her 1950 film debut (as Rosita Moreno) in “So Young, So Bad,” the Emmy-, Tony-, Grammy- and Oscar-winning actress has created many unforgettable characters — the loose-lipped Zelda Zanders in “Singing in the Rain,” the firebrand Anita in “West Side Story,” the zany Googie Gomez in “The Ritz” and the compassionate Sister Reimondo in “Oz,” to name a few — more than earning her a Legend Award at this year’s Newport Beach Film Festival. 255 more words