Newport Beach Film Festival
|Newport Beach Film Festival|
|Location||Newport Beach, California, USA|
The Newport Beach Film Festival is a film festival in the United States held in Newport Beach, California. The 2012 festival featured 460 different films, and the festival draws more than 30,000 attendees annually.
Established in 1999 after the failure of an earlier film festival series in the same location, the festival features independent films from around the world. The festival's presentations have included the premieres of Crash (2005) and Jewtopia (2012) as well as anniversary screenings of classic films.
- Randall, Laura (April 25, 2012), "Newport Beach film fest: 'Jewtopia,' John Wayne and lots more", Los Angeles Times.
- "Indie, studio films at Newport Beach fest: Over 360 movies to unspool", Variety, April 24, 2008.
- Cohen, Alison (October 13, 1999), "Film Festival Gets Renewed Push; Newport Beach officials vote to resurrect drive after demise of international event. Educational facet is discussed", Los Angeles Times.
- "Newport Beach Film Festival marks 10th year", Long Beach Press-Telegram, April 22, 2009.
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